Vehicle Body Shop, Peterborough

Vehicle Body Shop, Peterborough

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A new car bodyshop was to be constructed on an existing industrial estate. Conversion of the existing building was required to ensure the floor suface was non-dusting and durable to withstand regular vehicle movements.Over 1500m2 of floor area was to betreated.

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Floor coating - industrial systems Floor coating Floor coating - conductive systems
Building type:
Industrial buildings / halls
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The concrete surface was dusting and creating an unhygienic working environemnt. As part of the overall fit-out, dust sealing coating was requried to a specific Bristish Stadnard 4800 colour to meet the clients deisgn criteria for a state of the art facility. A number of spray booths were to be in use and the floor coating needed to be chemically resistant to a number of solvent based chemicals which form part of the working operation.
TPS 360 Ltd
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