Flooring Systems for Every Type of Storage Facility
The specific needs of a flooring system in a warehouse or other storage facility will depend to a large degree on the nature of the products being stored. While just about any warehouse requires durable, abrasion-resistant flooring that can withstand heavy loads and vehicle traffic, other needs are industry specific. Some facilities housing food and beverage products, for example, may need to be kept below a certain temperature for health and safety reasons. In this case, the flooring system chosen would need to be able to withstand extreme temperatures, and potentially a wide degree of temperature fluctuation.
Other warehouses may be housing products that are flammable, explosive, or otherwise dangerous. Many chemical products are volatile, toxic, or corrosive if spilled or exposed to changing conditions. Depending on the nature of these substances, it may be important to have a flooring system that provides superior chemical resistance, will help mitigate the build-up of static electricity, or otherwise contribute to a safer or more stable environment in which to store the product.
Customizable Epoxy Flooring Solutions to Enhance Worker Safety
In addition to the practical demands placed on a warehouse flooring system by the products being housed, the safety of the workers employed on the floor of the facility must also be taken into consideration. Slip resistance is critical for areas frequented by employees. And in some cases, federal and state regulations may govern aisle delineation colors, striping, directional markings, and other specifics of a flooring system, to create an across-the-board standard and enhance worker safety. Epoxy and other resinous floor coatings can be customized and installed in multiple colors to help ensure compliance with safety regulations.
At Tennant Coatings, our cutting edge research and development team is at the forefront of polymer technology, consistently working on new solutions to make your facility flooring better and your work life easier. Contact us today to see how we can help!