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Mapei Unveils Ultracoat Range for Wooden Flooring

Published on 2013-06-14. Author : SpecialChem

Mapei have launched their new Ultracoat Range to the UK market. Already established in Europe the comprehensive range offers a complete system of products to achieve the ultimate finish for wooden flooring. The range has varying characteristics, to bring out different features dependent on the wood species, the number of coats and the end result preferred.

Ultracoat Aqua Plus is a filler of high residual solids content for mixing with sawdust for filling joints in wooden floors; Ultracoat Universal Base is a one-component, rapid-drying basecoat; Ultracoat Premium Base is a two-component base coat with high insulating properties; Ultracoat Easy Plus is a one-component polyurethane varnish suitable for floors with frequent pedestrian use; Ultracoat High Traffic is a two-component polyurethane varnish for floors subject to extremely high levels of pedestrian use; Ultracoat Oil is a natural drying solvent-free resin for treating wooden floors, giving a warm rustic effect finish; Ultracoat Oil Care is a natural drying resin oil for finishing floors treated with Ultracoat Oil to provide ongoing maintenance and refresh old floors and Ultracoat Universal Cleaner is a concentrated detergent for varnished or oiled wooden floors.

Mapei's Ultracoat Range helps to achieve both the mechanical and aesthetical requirements for wooden flooring, making the complete system ideal for a range of environments including; residential homes, commercial areas, gyms and sports floors. The Ultracoat products make up water-based systems with class B1 fl s1 and C fl s1 fire resistant certification; in addition they don't contain any trace of NMP, a solvent which has proven to be a health risk because it continues to emit harmful substances even after application.

About Mapei

Founded in Milan in 1937, Mapei is one of the world's leaders in the production of adhesives and chemical products for building. Starting in the 1960's Mapei put its strategy of internationalization into action in order to have maximum proximity to the needs of local markets and reduce shipping costs to a minimum. The Group now counts 66 subsidiaries with 63 production facilities in operation over 31 countries and 5 continents. Mapei has always placed great emphasis on research. In fact, the Group invests 12% of its company's total work-force and 5% of its turnover in R&D; in particular, 70% of its R&D efforts are directed to develop eco-sustainable and environmentally friendly products which meet LEED requirements. Furthermore, Mapei has developed a sales and technical service network with offices all over the world and offers an efficient Technical Assistance Service that is valued by architects, engineers, contractors and owners.

Source: Mapei

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