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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Mesa Coatings cast floor
You can come to Mesa Coatings for a high-quality, strong and durable cast floor, consisting of the material epoxy. The floor is made up of 2 layers and has a thickness of approximately 2 mm. We call this floor system the Mesa Epox Basic Cast Floor.
The epoxy flooring is very widely applicableThe epoxy variant is 1 of the 2 types of synthetic floors from Mesa Coatings. Due to its high mechanical and chemical load capacity, these types of floors are very suitable for industrial applications.
Advantages of epoxyIt has long been known that epoxy-based cast floors have extremely hard properties. This type of floor has been used for a long time in, for example, the aircraft industry and machine construction. Epoxy is twice as strong as concrete and it is also very light. Like most coating floors, the epoxy floor is also very easy to keep clean. Especially because of the latter advantage, this type of plastic floor is very suitable for use in butchers or other companies in the food sector.
Harder than concrete
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.
Installation of the floor
The construction of your cast floor requires experienced experts with specialist knowledge. We are the market leader in the Benelux, so we know exactly how to install your epoxy floor. For this we use multiple chemical components, which we mix together in the correct ratio.
In addition, we prepare the substrate well, for example with a primer or by blasting or sanding the floor (dust-free). This guarantees good adhesion of the new floor, tailored to the type of subfloor you have. Our qualified staff will be happy to work with you.
Our floors are widely applicable
The Mesa Epox Basic Cast Floor can be used in many industries. This type of floor is of course more suitable for certain sectors due to its specific properties. For example, the epoxy cast floor from Mesa Coatings is extremely suitable within the automotive sector and the industrial sector. Because the floor has a high hardness, resistance and liquid-tight properties, the floor is the perfect choice for distribution centers, warehouses, workshops, garages, storage rooms and industrial halls. This type of floor system is not only popular in new construction projects, but also in renovation projects. With the cast floor, the desired result can almost always be achieved, even in cases where the substrate is not completely optimal.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Can be used in many other sectors. Curious about the possibilities? Contact us and our specialists will be happy to tell you more.
Suitable for heavy loads
Anti-slip top layer is possible
Resistant to liquids
Resistant to chemical substances
Less bacteria build-up
Resistant to e.g. hot liquids
No discoloration by UV radiation
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.
Contact us for questions or expert advice
The Mesa Coatings employees are experts in the field of coating systems. Do you want advice on installing a coating floor for your company? Our employees are happy to help you.
Cast floor: frequently asked questions
How does the cast floor / underfloor heating combination work?
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?
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?
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?
What are suitable substrates for a cast floor?
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.
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.
Suitable for a cast floor, provided there are no loose tiles. Sometimes we apply an equalization layer to eliminate limited level differences.
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?
Cleaning the cast floor and maintenance advice: how does it work?
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.
How we install the Mesa Fast cast floor
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.