Industrial kitchen with high exposure to moisture and hot water

Hot water-resistant, rapid-setting and flexibilised acrylic resin coating in kitchen areas.

Assignment and requirements

Floors in kitchen areas must be robust and able to withstand hot water. In wet areas, a non-slip surface is also necessary to ensure occupational safety. Downtime of the kitchen operations should be kept as low as possible when carrying out the flooring work.

Particularities and challenges

Short-term exposure to high water temperatures of up to approx. 80 °C (176 °F) and good resistance to common chemicals were the main requirements for this project. The solution was a flexible floor coating with a waterproof membrane layer, that can be scattered to achieve a certain slip-resistance. For the optical differentiation between “clean” and “unclean” areas, this was done with KLB coloured sand CQS in different mixtures.

The solution

System M1 KLB INDUSTRIAL PMMA RX cures to a tough and hard synthetic resin. With a very fast curing and direct recoatability, the coating offers high resistance to mechanical stress and also to the chemicals in cleaning agents that are used in commercial kitchens. By scattering the surface with different sand mixtures of KLB coloured sand CQS, it was possible to visually distinguish the kitchen areas from each other. In addition, the surface was given an anti-slip effect, which ensures a high level of work safety and virtually eliminates slipping, even on wet floors. Finishing with a top sealer is particularly suitable for wet-stressed and slip-resistant scattered coatings in the interior.

The flexible, waterproof membrane layer protects the substrate from water or any other substances that could damage concrete or underlying structural components. Specially matched PMMA resins also make it possible to connect walls, penetrations and landings to the floor surface without any joints. This facilitates cleaning and leads to increased hygiene in the various kitchen areas.

The Project

Category: Social facilities
Area size: 550 m²
Area type: Industrial kitchen
Completion: April 2017

 

Build-up of system

  1. Top sealer KLB-SYSTEM ACRYL AC 826
  2. Base layer with KLB-SYSTEM ACRYL AC 313 and mixed sand KLB-Mischsand 2/1, fully scattered with coloured quartz sand KLB-Colorquarzsand 0.7/1.2 mm
  3. Primer KLB-SYSTEM ACRYL AC 20, openly scattered with quartz sand KLB-Quarzsand 0.7/1.2 mm

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