BAL - kitchens

BAL has launched an improved epoxy grout specifically for floor tiling installations in hygiene critical location such as kitchens and food production areas.

Available in new Smoke and Ebony colours, BAL Floor Epoxy is a three-part hygienic impervious epoxy resin grout for floors.

With a resin-based formulation comprising liquid resin, liquid hardener and powder filler, BAL Floor Epoxy reportedly offers numerous benefits for the contractor as it is particularly recommended for large-scale commercial projects.

Because the filler is available as a separate component, other colours are available to order on a project-by-project basis, (minimum order quantities apply), to match your tiles or chosen colour-scheme.

Alex Underwood, head of marketing at BAL, said: ‘Hard-wearing and offering high resistance to abrasion and impact, BAL Floor Epoxy providing protection against bacteria and chemical attack making it perfect for installations including food preparation/processing plants, swimming pools/sports and leisure centres, shopping malls/supermarkets, hospitals and industrial/chemical plants.

‘The ability to provide bespoke colours for this product makes it particularly attractive for specifiers and contractors on large commercial projects where aesthetics are vital.’

For joint widths up to 20mm, BAL Floor Epoxy reportedly cures in 24 hours and has a pot life of 60 minutes, which BAL says means fewer mixes are needed producing cost and time savings.