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.

TypeFeRFA NameFeRFA DescriptionDuty*Typical Thickness
1Floor SealApplied in two or more coats. Generally solvent or waterborne.LDUp to 150 microns
2Floor CoatingApplied in two or more coats. Generally solvent free.LD/MD150 – 300 microns
3High Build Floor CoatingApplied in two or more coats. Generally solvent free.MD300 micron to 1 mm
4Multi-Layer FlooringAggregate dressed systems based on multiple layers of floor coatings or flow applied floorings, often described as “sandwich” systems.MD/HD˃ 2 mm
5Flow Applied FlooringOften referred to as “self-smoothing” or “self-levelling” flooring and having a smooth surface.MD/HD2 mm to 3 mm
6Resin Screed FlooringTrowel-finished, heavily filled systems, generally incorporating a surface seal coat to minimise porosity.MD/HD˃ 4 mm
7Heavy Duty Flowable FlooringHaving a smooth surface.HD/VHD4 mm to 6 mm
8Heavy Duty Resin FlooringTrowel-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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