Contact lens manufacturer, Bausch and Lomb recently required ahigh strength, aesthetically pleasing finish to their highlytrafficked corridor’s which surround the plant.

After many samples being laid, and rigorous on site testing, keydecision makers within Bausch & Lomb and the architects CJFalconers decided the Sika® DecoFlake System fitted best withthe processes within the facility.

Project Requirements

A durable, good-looking floor that harmonises aesthetically and inperformance the existing floors.

Sika Solution

The Sikafloor®-263 SL was chosen to match the existing Sikafloors. It is a two part epoxy system. This economical solutionis easily applied and gives a smooth, gloss finish. It has goodchemical and mechanical resistance and can be broadcast for a slipresistant finish and can be recoated at any time in the future.

Sika System

The decorative flooring solutions from Sika allow the creationof an almost unlimited combination of functional and aestheticrequirements. The results of this flexibility in design are so uniqueand distinctive that people really like and appreciate living andworking there.

The system approach from Sika leaves nothing to desire, neitherin the technical, practical nor aesthetic regards. Sika standsfor innovation and quality in high quality flooring solutions –produced to enable your individual designs with exceptionalease of application.

All of the Sikafloor® Decorative systems are based on the same lowemission, UV resistant, high performance epoxy resin that is testedaccording to the stringent minimum outgassing procedures of theGerman AgBB scheme.

Additionally the transparent matt sealer coating is based on a lowemission, UV resistant and light fast, high performance aliphaticpolyurethane resin dispersion that is also tested according to theGerman AgBB scheme.

W.D. Bolster were the chosen Sika specialised contractor to lay the Sika DecoFlake System. As some levels in the old concrete substrates were of different levels, both Sika® HardTop®-80 and Sikadur®-31 were also used to make good the concrete substrates prior to the Sika® Decoflake System being laid.

With a track record of successfully supplying floors to Bausch & Lomb for over 7 years, Sika Ireland was the natural choice for a recently constructed extension area.