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DPM What does it mean ?

A damp proof membrane (DPM) is a membrane used to impede the passage of residual construction moisture and rising damp from affecting floorcoverings. A floorcovering installed on a damp subfloor will fail over time its essential that moisture readings are taken before any installation. A Liquid DPM can be applied as a 1 or 2 coat application… Read more »

Point Elastic Sports floor P rating what does it mean ?

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P1 25 to 35% shock absorption Excellent solution for a large variety of sports P2 35 to 45% shock absorption Excellent combination of protection and safety . High sports performance P3 over 45% shock absorption providing the best level of safety and protection for a point elastic floor, Suitable for sports and leisure activities where… Read more »

Resin Bound v Resin Bonded

Although very similar in name, resin bound and resin bonded are actually very different. Resin bound This system mixes natural aggregate, marble or recycled materials and clear resin thoroughly together. During this process, each particle of stone is fully covered in resin and laid immediately onto a base to a smooth permeable finish. The finished… Read more »

Sports Floor Slip Testing

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What is the Pendulum Slip Test? Designed and used for Sports floor slip testing , the Pendulum Test, also known as the Sigler Pendulum Tester, is thought to have been developed by Percy Sigler at the National Bureau of Standards in the 1940’s, its main aim being to measure the slip resistance characteristics of all… Read more »

What are MUGA surfaces?

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The flooring within and outside sports and leisure venues is probably the most important design elements to consider when creating a new athletic space. This is why Sports England provides stringent guidelines on both outdoor surfaces and indoor flooring. Of course, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) also regulates how sports facilities are designed and… Read more »

The Benefits of Rubber Gym Flooring

Why rubber flooring is a great choice for gyms When you’re equipping a new gym or carrying out a refurbishment, flooring might not be your first focus. But get it wrong and you’ll quickly realise why flooring choice is so important for creating a high-quality gym environment. There are lots of reasons that rubber gym… Read more »