What is Chemical Resistant Flooring?

Chemical resistant flooring protects work surfaces from acidic or caustic substances. They can be found in any space that is susceptible to corrosive spills or extreme heat. You see them in areas like a battery charging station in food processing plants where compounds such as Sulfuric acid are used. Cleaning solutions, used to sanitize equipment, often contain these corrosive agents.

“Chemical spills can cause serious damage to concrete surfaces,” Amy Manghelli, President of Surface Solutions, Inc., says. “They can destroy the surface, underlying materials and even seep into the groundwater.” Spills create a hazardous work environment, disrupt production or facilitate shutdowns and lead to lost revenue.

How are Chemical Resistant Surfaces Right for Food & Beverage Flooring?

Surface Solutions industrial flooring solutions are lightweight, waterproof, non-porous, seamless and sanitary. These epoxy surfaces are impervious to chemicals, solvents, oils, acids, alkalis and salts. Whatever tough spills you throw at it, this flooring repels it.

“Our seamless urethane flooring does not harbor bacteria, mildew or pests,” Amy says. “It is durable, easy to clean and slip-resistant, and complies with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws and regulations.”

For instance, Novolac epoxy topcoat flooring has a unique chemical structure that gives it a higher functionality than regular epoxy products.

What Does Installation of Chemical Resistant Flooring Involve?

Chemical resistant flooring can be installed, cured and ready for use so fast, most facilities experience minimal loss of production time. Installation includes:

  • Main flooring and cove bases
  • Containment and room walls
  • Sumps
  • Pits
  • Curbs
  • Foundation pads

Also, our Turn-key Warranty is a unique single source warranty that covers the materials and our workmanship. Want to know more about Surface Solutions’ chemical resistant flooring? Get a free quote on your next flooring project today and find out how our industrial flooring solutions can help your business.


Recognized as a top UCRETE® Master Contractor since 2012, Surface Solutions, Inc. is an independent industrial floor contractor specializing in seamless, polymer flooring systems utilizing the most trusted brands in the industry. As a Flowcrete STAR Contractor, Surface Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of industrial flooring solutions for the Food & Beverage industry. From testing to consultation and complete installation services, Surface Solutions is your premier source of non-toxic, safe and environmentally friendly flooring systems, offering turnkey installations using only in-house personnel. All installations come with a complete single source warranty. To learn more about how Surface Solutions can help provide the highest quality industrial flooring solutions for your business, contact us today!