Resin Coved Skirting

What is resin coved skirting?

In some instances, a resin coving or skirting will be created when a resin floor is installed. To complete a tanked resin system, a coved resin skirting can be formed to present a sealed wall/floor junction. Usually formed into a metal or plastic trim affixed to the wall. 

This makes the floor more hygienic as there is no trapped dirt or dust which is easier to clean. Another benefit of the coving is that in instances where the floor is wet, the water can get trapped in the edges making it harder to clean.  

Where is resin coved skirting most used?

  • Food and drink factories
  • Processing plants
  • Manufacturing 
  • Packaging factories
  • Wet rooms
  • Canteens
  • Toilets

Monarcove

Monarcove is a heavy duty Polyurethane resin wall render and skirting for durable wall/floor junction, or all vertical applications.

This three-part polyurethane is a trowel applied cove and wall render. It is generally applied in conjunction with Monarthane polyurethane resin floor screed to provide a tanked resin floor and coving resin system.

Monarcove presents a uniform, monotone dense sealed surface, where high resistance to hot water and an easily cleanable wall/floor junction is required.

Application

Apply suitable trim to wall surface at the required height. Prime substrate with Monarprime T C and allow to cure for 20-30 minutes, depending on the temperature at application. Apply Monarcove with coving trowel and work until smooth.

Mixing

Monarcove three-part mix to be mixed in rotary drum mixer until homogenous mix obtained. Mix remains workable for up to 15 minutes from mixing.

For a smoother, stronger colour apply a coat of Monarcoat T F polyurethane resin coating.

Cure time

Heavy Traffic 24 hours Full chemical cure 3 days (cure times will be extended @ temperatures less than 20°C

Compressive strength 50N/mmˉ²

Final Thoughts

To conclude, when working in settings where hygiene is a factor, it may be an idea to have a resin coved skirting installed. This prevents a build up of dirt, bacteria and other small bits which lay on the edge of a floor. Instead, the coving stops corners and edges trapping the dirt so the floor is easier to clean and sanitise correctly. 

Monarch is based in Sheffield, Dronfield, South Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Halifax. We install resin flooring throughout the UK and have 30 years experience in our trade. 

Furthermore, if you would like to get in touch with Monarch you can use the contact form below. For more ways to get in touch, you can visit our contact page or visit us at our Dronfield office.

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