FeRFA – The Resin Flooring Association

FeRFA represent specialist contractors within the UK Resin Flooring Industry.

Here is a FeRFA cleaning guide to assist with maintaining a resin floor. Following the guidelines will assist with increasing the life span of a resin floor.

ACC Flooring are members of FeRFA and have won many prestigious awards. In 2017 ACC Flooring won the FeRFA Highly Commended Award for an industrial resin flooring project.

Below is a guide of FeRFA products and applications that is used and described in the Epoxy Resin Flooring Systems section of this website.

For more information about FeRFA, read the guide to FeRFA document.

Type FeRFA Name FeRFA Description Duty* Typical Thickness
1 Floor Seal Applied in two or more coats. Generally solvent or waterborne. LD Up to 150 microns
2 Floor Coating Applied in two or more coats. Generally solvent free. LD/MD 150 – 300 microns
3 High Build Floor Coating Applied in two or more coats. Generally solvent free. MD 300 micron to 1 mm
4 Multi-Layer Flooring Aggregate dressed systems based on multiple layers of floor coatings or flow applied floorings, often described as “sandwich” systems. MD/HD ˃ 2 mm
5 Flow Applied Flooring Often referred to as “self-smoothing” or “self-levelling” flooring and having a smooth surface. MD/HD 2 mm to 3 mm
6 Resin Screed Flooring Trowel-finished, heavily filled systems, generally incorporating a surface seal coat to minimise porosity. MD/HD ˃ 4 mm
7 Heavy Duty Flowable Flooring Having a smooth surface. HD/VHD 4 mm to 6 mm
8 Heavy Duty Resin Flooring Trowel-finished, aggregate filled systems effectively impervious throughout their thickness. VHD ˃ 6 mm

Duty* / Description
LD / (Light duty) Light foot traffic, occasional rubber tyred vehicles.
MD / (Medium duty) Regular foot traffic, frequent fork lift truck traffic, occasional hard plastic-wheeled trolleys.
HD / (Heavy duty) Constant fork lift truck traffic, hard plastic wheeled trolleys, some impact.
VHD / (Very heavy duty) Severe heavily loaded traffic and impact.

FeRFA resin flooring association

Duty* / FeRFA Description
LD / (Light duty) Light foot traffic, occasional rubber tyred vehicles.
MD / (Medium duty) Regular foot traffic, frequent fork lift truck traffic, occasional hard plastic-wheeled trolleys.
HD / (Heavy duty) Constant fork lift truck traffic, hard plastic wheeled trolleys, some impact.
VHD / (Very heavy duty) Severe heavily loaded traffic and impact.

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