Sanitation routines and other factors dictate the type of flooring used in food and beverage plants, though increasingly the choice is seamless coatings. Source: Cornerstone Flooring.

An installer spreads sand while his coworkers continue to spread a cementitious urethane compound on top of a concrete floor. If insufficient sand is deposited, long-term failure is likely. Source: Surface Solutions Inc.

Concrete is the preferred substrate for seamless coatings, though other flooring can be coated. A deteriorated acid brick floor (above) was coated with cementitious urethane (below) to produce a more sanitary appearance. Source: Sherwin-Williams.

Projects that take a line out of production cause manufacturers to cringe and make the decision to install fast-curing floors easier. Source: SaniCrete.

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