Automotive showroom with floor coating in stone look
High-quality coloured quartz stone carpet with low emission properties.
Assignment and requirements
For an exhibition space at a car dealership, the task was to put the vehicles in the spotlight and to visually separate the presentation area from the customer aisles. In order to trigger a wow effect among the visitors, the floor needed to appear high-quality and exclusive. This should underline the brand message of the cars on display.
Particularities and challenges
Since the surfaces are used for different purposes, they had to contrast with each other in terms of colour; part of them was sealed with a matt finish.
At the same time, the flooring should offer a pleasant walking comfort. Especially for frequently accessed areas, a durable and environmentally friendly indoor floor covering had to be used.
All products used are low-VOC and thus provide a pleasant room climate. The primer KLB-SYSTEM EPOXID EP 57 is openly scattered with quartz sand KLB-Quarzsand 0.3/0.8 mm. As the subsequent layer of KLB-SYSTEM EPOXID EP 172 and decorative pebbles already has a high degree of hardness, the surface is sufficiently resilient and abrasion-proof.
Walkways and presentation areas were set apart from each other with different coloured stones and stainless steel rails placed as a visual demarcation. In addition, a more distinct 3D look of the floor was created by not closing the pores. The additional matt sealing layer KLB-SYSTEM EPOXID EP 705 E on the light grey areas makes the floor covering more varied in its superficial look. To protect against plasticiser release and to preserve the flooring’s beautiful appearance in the long term, car tyres must be underlaid with sheets.
Category: Automotive showroom
Area size: 1,200 m²
Area type: Walkways, exhibition space for cars
Completion: May 2020
Build-up of system
3. Additional top sealer KLB-SYSTEM EPOXID EP 705 E
2. Top coat KLB-SYSTEM EPOXID EP 172 and decorative pebbles
1. Primer KLB-SYSTEM EPOXID EP 57, openly scattered with quartz sand KLB-Quarzsand 0.3/0.8 mm
The object shown has a special build-up. The installation technique and product composition for this flooring was developed and implemented by our customer. The tested and proven KLB systems provide a reliable basis for many such out-of-the-ordinary applications. For special circumstances or if you have individual design requirements, you can also optionally supplement or adapt our systems with other products from our high-quality portfolio. KLB consultants will be happy to answer any technical questions you may have. You can find KLB systems recommended by us on our website at: www.klb-koetztal.de/en/systemfinder
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