Flooring solutions for the healthcare industryHealthcare establishments like hospitals, medical care centers, dental clinics, pharmaceuticals face unique challenges with respect to their flooring needs.
For example hospitals need to put up with very frequent foot traffic from external sources.
Pharmaceutical factories need to deal with critical production procedures extremely sensitive to contamination.
So what are the characteristics of an effective flooring system in healthcare. Here are the most important features
- Seamless floor – no joints, no cracks, no edges where dirt and germs can accumulate
- Non-absorbing surface – the surface should not have pores. It should be 100% waterproof, repellent to oils and other substances, stain resistant to all types of chemicals.
- Accessibility – healthcare establishments are frequently accessed by wheelchairs, stretchers, patients with crutches and so the floor must be safe and easily accessible.
- Easy-to-clean – health care establishments need to clean their floors several times a day so the floor must be really easy to clean. It needs to be resistant to chlorines and other disinfectants as they need to be frequently sterilized.
How can we help ?
Chimatech can develop special flooring systems that address the needs of the healthcare sector. We can provide epoxy-resin based self-leveling system that provides all of the above mentioned characteristics. We can also provide you with PU flooring if needed.