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Install a cast floor as a commercial floor

Are you thinking about installing a new floor in your company? Consider a cast floor. This is a practical, cost-effective floor that is also very easy to clean and maintain. In addition, a cast floor is very durable, which means that you will enjoy it for a very long time, provided it has been installed correctly.

Various Cast floors

Cast floors are in principle suitable for almost any type of commercial floor. There are different types of cast floors. The three most common types are cement-based, epoxy and polyurethane (or PU) cast floor. The floors can be applied in different layers and as a result there is not one fixed standard cast floor of Epoxy or PU, but many variations are available. Depending on your requirements of the floor, we will advise and create the right floor.

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Epoxy is twice as hard as concrete and pores are closed, which means that the floor is hard-wearing, low maintenance, liquidproof and moisture-resistant. It is possible to mix colours, so the floor can be supplied in countless different colours.

PU Cast floor

A polyurethane cast floor is the second type of synthetic floor by Mesa Coatings. The PU Cast Floor is a tough-elastic floor and less hard than the epoxy cast floor, making it less suitable for heavy mechanical loads. However, this ‘softer’ surface is more comfortable and suitable for light to medium heavy loads. PU is also available in many different colours, just like the epoxy cast floor, and is pore-tight, making it easy to clean. Finally, the floor is crack-bridging due to its elasticity of tear, seamless and has a high abrasion and scratch resistance. This makes the PU floor is a very suitable floor for:

  • shopping centres and shops
  • office buildings
  • showrooms for car dealers

Advantages PU Cast Floor

The PU cast floor is installed seamlessly and liquidproof. This tough-elastic floor can also be applied to unstable surfaces such as a wooden subfloor. The “elastic” PU cast floor is sound-absorbing and comfortable. Another advantage is that the PU casting floor is not susceptible to cracking. The floor is available in different RAL colours.

Branches

Our cast floors are suitable for every industry. Discover the important advantages for the industry, food sector and automotive sector, as well as for the catering, offices and other sectors in which our customers are active.

Cast floor for industry

Industrial halls

Do you want to install the cast floor in a warehouse with heavy vehicles or other industrial environment? Well suited, thanks to the high mechanical load capacity.
Cast floor for the catering sector

Catering industry

Work hygienically, high-quality and completely safe, for example thanks to the anti-slip finish. Especially for environments where hard work and a lot of movement takes place
Cast floor for the food sector

Food sector

Do you meet the strict HACCP requirements with a floor that you can easily clean? 100% hygienic and easy to keep clean with limited daily use.
Cast floor for the office

Office

The easy to clean and durable choice for offices and similar environments. Does not discolour, thanks to the high UV resistance of the epoxy cast floor.
Cast floors for the automotive sector

Automotive

Completely liquid-tight, the ideal choice in the workshop or car wash. Cast floors special for the automotive industry, in accordance with all important guidelines that apply.
Cast floor for the other sector

Other sectors

Can be used in many other sectors. Curious about the possibilities? Contact us and our specialists will be happy to tell you more.
Heavy duty

Heavy duty

Suitable for heavy loads
Liquid proof

Liquid proof

Resistant to liquids
Hygienic

Hygienic

Less bacteria build-up
UV resistant

UV resistant

No discoloration by UV radiation
Anti-slip

Anti-slip

Anti-slip top layer is possible
Chemically resistant

Chemically resistant

Resistant to chemical substances
Heat resistant

Heat resistant

Resistant to e.g. hot liquids
Quickly installed

Quickly installed

Taxable within a few hours

Recent cast floor projects

Curious about the cast floor projects that we have recently completed? As market leader in cast floors, we work on beautiful new cast floor projects every day. Discover some of the cast floors we are proud of. Or contact us and we will be happy to tell you more about the projects within your specific industry.

Cast floor Makro Amsterdam

Makro – Amsterdam

Cast floor Tesla Duiven

Tesla – Duiven

Cast floor PontMeyer Tilburg

PontMeyer

Bakkerij verbeek cast floor

Bakkerij Verbeek – Brummen

BWM Zwolle cast floor

BMW – Zwolle

Cast floor: frequently asked questions

How does the cast floor / underfloor heating combination work?

A question we often receive from Mesa Coatings, an expert in the installation of cast floors, is how the cast floor / underfloor heating combination works. A warm floor is pleasant, especially in an office or retail space. We can reassure anyone who is concerned about this: a cast floor is the ideal floor in combination with underfloor heating!

The combination screed floor / underfloor heating is ideal, because it can be installed in one go, in both hard and soft floors. This makes it much cheaper than when the underfloor heating has to be installed afterwards. The cast floor also ensures very good conductivity, so that the heat can be felt well and there is no need to burn.

Installing the cast floor: Do it yourself or not?

There is another question that often arises when it comes to the cast floor. Do it yourself or not? Laying cast floors seems very simple, which is why many people also like to try themselves. After all, this results in significant cost savings. Good preparation is very important here. Also choose high-quality materials and allow enough time for drying.

For a perfect end result, it is very important that the floors that are used – including the subfloor – are completely smooth. Also, each layer of the cast floor must always be finished tightly, so that this again forms a good basis for the new layer. Always work very carefully and accurately; removing a cast floor is not very easy!

Are there any disadvantages to the Mesa Fast cast floor?

That depends on the application and of course on the user. For example, cast floors are very sleek, so that – if light shines on the cast floor – everything is visible. This can be experienced as a disadvantage. Cast floors are also made in one piece. This means that the floor can crack when a crack in the screed underneath is created.

The fact that they are in one piece can also be seen as one of the drawbacks, especially if you want to do this yourself. It means that you have to work very precisely and that it is important to always complete the cast floor per layer. Certainly with larger surfaces this can mean that installing the ideal cast floor is not so easy. Getting help is often better.

What is the price per m2 for a cast floor?

Curious about the price per square meter (m2) for an epoxy cast floor? We are the market leader in the Benelux, which means we can provide you with the best quality at an affordable price. Request a non-binding quotation and we will be happy to explain what the price per square meter will be in your case.

What are suitable substrates for a cast floor?

Apply a cast floor as a coating over the existing subfloor? Various surfaces are excellent for this. This concerns, for example:

  • Chape
    A porous material, which is well suited as a substrate for a cast floor. With the right primer, we ensure perfect adhesion with the coating we apply.
  • Concrete
    By sanding the concrete (dust-free), we guarantee good adhesion, thanks to the rough surface. A suitable surface for the epoxy cast floors that we apply.
  • Tiles
    Suitable for a cast floor, provided there are no loose tiles. Sometimes we apply an equalization layer to eliminate limited level differences.
  • Natural stone
    Similar to tiles, so well suited for a floor coating if the surface is neatly fixed and flat. We sand the substrate for good adhesion.

Note: wood and linoleum are unfortunately less suitable as a substrate for a cast floor. In some cases we can be of service to you after a thorough inspection, sometimes with a few practical adjustments to ensure good adhesion.

In which regions does Mesa Coatings install cast floors?

As market leader in the Benelux, we work for customers throughout the Netherlands, in Belgium, Luxembourg and, for example, also in Germany. From our international experience, we know what the most demanding customers demand. We use this knowledge and expertise to provide you with the best possible service with our floor coatings of the highest quality.

Cleaning the cast floor and maintenance advice: how does it work?

Do you want to clean and maintain the cast floor? It is a hygienic and largely maintenance-free choice. However, it is important to remove the loose dirt daily with an (oil-free) dust wiper, a soft broom or with a vacuum cleaner. In addition, it is wise to clean the cast floor with a microfibre flat mop, in combination with a soap-free cleaning agent for cast floors.

Self-leveling floor: the absolute number one

If you are looking for a cast floor that can really withstand anything, you cannot ignore the Mesa Fast cast floors. These cast floors are developed for those who have the highest demands in terms of resistance, safety and ease of use. This type of cast floor proves its value in the toughest environments.

What exactly is an epoxy cast floor?

When people talk about an epoxy cast floor, it is often about something other than this actual floor. That’s the way it is: epoxy is used for finishing various types of floors. This synthetic resin type often serves as an extra
 hard top layer. Several types of floors therefore have an epoxy coating. However, you cannot call these floors epoxy cast floors. A real epoxy cast floor does not only have a top layer of resin, but consists entirely of epoxy. This makes this cast floor the strongest floor you can have: twice as strong as concrete. In addition, it is dirt and water resistant and very formable, making the floor ideal for all kinds of projects, including renovation projects.

The Mesa Fast screed floor not only has a top layer of resin, but consists of several epoxy layers.

Swimming pool floor cast floor

How we install the Mesa Fast cast floor

The composition of the Mesa Fast cast floor

Our epoxy cast floor consists of 100% epoxy resin. This floor is applied over an existing subfloor (for example concrete or cement) and thus forms the hardest possible cast floor imaginable. Epoxy resin is formed by a chemical reaction between two components: resin and a hardener. The connection that is formed provides a material that is characterized by almost unparalleled strength. Which is of course ideal as a basis for the Mesa Fast Self-smoothing Floor.

What is the cast floor used for?

The cast floor is used in places where high demands are placed on the strength of the floor. This is a real industrial cast floor that comes into its own in places where daily work is done with heavy materials and / or heavy chemicals. This cast floor is a real all-rounder that excels in strength / resilience and ease of use. Moreover, this cast floor is very low maintenance.

In which sectors is this floor used?

The cast floor is a popular choice in all industries and sectors where (heavy) chemicals are used. This is not without reason: its liquid-tight properties make this cast floor not only resistant to dirt, but also to liquids and even dangerous chemicals. Its hardness and resilience make the cast floor the number one choice in heavy industry, but this cast floor has another important property that is often decisive.
In contrast to, for example, a trowel floor – which, like the cast floor, is very strong and can be used in all kinds of sectors thanks to its versatile appearance – this floor is self-leveling. This means that you can almost always create a 100% smooth surface with a cast floor. This type of floor is therefore not only popular with new construction projects, but also with replacement of existing floors and even with renovation projects. Even if the substrate is difficult or not optimal, with this cast floor you almost always achieve the desired result.

The difference with other floors

The main difference with other floors is that a cast floor is really developed with a view to maximum strength and industrial use. So this is a functional floor. This is mainly reflected in the thickness of the layer of the screed floor: the entire layer that is laid over the subfloor consists of epoxy. Floors with an epoxy finish have only a thin epoxy top layer and are therefore less sturdy.

self-leveling
Another big difference with many comparable floors – and this is also a big advantage of a cast floor – is that the cast floor itself is leveling. So you don’t need a perfectly even surface. The floor spreads in such a way that a perfect level poured floor is created everywhere. This makes this floor type the best and most popular choice for, for example, renovation projects, in which the conditions and surfaces are not always optimal for laying a cast floor.

The price of installing an epoxy cast floor
For the price of having an epoxy cast floor installed, you can contact us. Fill in the form below and you will receive a customized quote as soon as possible. We have the know-how and the specialists to install this cast floor extremely skillfully and at competitive prices.

The advantages of a cast floor

The advantages of a cast floor can be summarized catchily in a short sentence: this is simply the strongest floor you can have laid. Anyone looking for a floor that can handle the toughest jobs should look no further.

Easy to maintain
Another important advantage is that the cast floor requires hardly any maintenance despite its strong properties. Not only because it will not damage quickly, but also because it is dirt and waterproof. Dirt, liquids and chemicals do not penetrate the cast floor and do not adhere to the surface, but simply remain on it. Brooming, vacuuming (and in the case of liquids) mopping are enough to keep the floor tidy.

Resistant to thermal influences
Its resistance to high weight, fall damage and chemical influences speak in favor of this cast floor, but as one of the few floors, a cast floor is also resistant to thermal influences. Whether fire, chemical thermals or other processes where heat is released: this is a floor that can withstand it.

Very good price quality ratio
Although the epoxy cast floor requires a certain investment, it is a lot cheaper than the counterpart for the consumer market, the polyurethane cast floor. In terms of price / quality ratio, no floor may score better than the cast floor.

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What do I have to take into account?

Those who choose a cast floor must take into account some specific properties. These are not necessarily disadvantages, but things that must be taken into consideration and that can determine the choice of the right floor.

Less suitable for shops and showrooms
Those looking for a beautiful, sturdy floor with an attractive appearance (for example in one
shop or a showroom), it is better to choose another floor, such as a trowel floor. That floor is also sturdy, but offers slightly more options in terms of color and finish. You may wonder whether you really need the strongest, functional cast floor in a store or showroom, or whether you are also well equipped with a strong floor that can also add a few things visually.

Cast floor can start working
A cast floor can, because it adheres to the subfloor, start to “work” and therefore show some cracks or unevenness in the visible underlay. This does not affect the quality or sturdiness of the floor, but visually may be less desirable in places where appearance matters.

Professionals with experience
The Mesa Fast cast floor is not a floor that you can lay yourself. This is a floor to be installed by professionals with experience. After all, there is a lot involved when laying cast floors. The surface on which this cast floor will lie must be properly treated. The subfloor must have the correct structure and roughness for the cast floor to adhere properly. The cast floor is not elastic and adheres to the subfloor. This allows the floor to start working. If the cast floor is not properly installed, this can cause problems. So always have your cast floor installed by an expert. We can of course take care of this.

Valuable investment
A cast floor is not cheap, especially when you compare it with floors that only have a thin coating. A cast floor like this is a valuable investment, because it will definitely pay for itself due to its strength and low maintenance. If you let a floor like this be laid, it will in principle lie for life. Are you sure that this floor will be used very intensively, then it is a sublime choice. However, do you have any doubts and do you think these
cast floor is perhaps too heavy for your specific use, then it can certainly be worthwhile to look at another type of floor. We offer you many different options.

UV radiation
The epoxy resin can discolour under the influence of sunlight. This can be something to take into account when the screed is laid in a room with a lot of sunlight. In other rooms you do not have to take this into account and even when the appearance of the floor is not a priority, this is something you do not have to pay attention to.

Colors and finishes
An epoxy cast floor is not a floor for decoration, but a floor for places where people really work. Therefore, the possibilities for colors and finishes are somewhat limited. Often color and finish with a cast floor are not decisive, or they are not relevant at all. However, the color of the floor is influenced by the subfloor. That way you can still influence it. You also have some options in the finish, from fairly matte to high-gloss.