Food processing plants have unique requirements when it comes to flooring. Considerations must include:
Maintenance: You need a floor easy to maintain and keep looking new and clean.
Chemical resistance: The floor has to withstand food chemicals, acids, and harsh cleaning products.
Compressive strength: The floor must withstand the traffic and equipment being rolled and moved over the surface.
Antibacterial: The floor must withstand bacteria growth, mold, and other mildew.
Slip resistant: The Floor cannot be a slip hazard and needs a certain amount of grip when its wet.
The latest in high quality flooring for food processing plants is the Cementitious Urethane Flooring system. It is highly recommended for use in most dairy, meat and other food processing plants as it meet all of the requirements set forth above.
Urethane flooring systems are made of water-based urethane resin combined with portland cement, aggregates to proving a quick cure, moisture tolerant, low odor system that is non-flammable. This system dries quickly in the moist conditions and is often found in food processing, dairy and meat processing facilities. Urethane flooring systems withstand, acids, cleaning solutions and many foods and chemicals, while being extremely abrasion resistant, and impact resistant.
Companies like Durramen based out of New Jersey are manufacturers of Urethane flooring systems and can help to design a floor system solution that will meet all of your concerns and needs.