The Pulastic flooring systems are a completely in-situ product and require a suitable subfloor such as concrete, asphalt or timber flooring.
The system is a sandwich type construction consisting of a rubber/foam shock pad adhered to the subfloor, bound with a seamless polyurethane wear coat and mat-coat finish.
The self-levelling layers are solvent free and no mercury or cadmium is utilised in manufacturing the product.
The Pulastic flooring system has low final system emission of VOC and formaldehyde levels.
The rubber mat is manufactured from post-consumer recycled rubber materials from tyres.
The flooring systems are highly durable and resilient and many of them can be utilised for a range of activities, sports and otherwise.
The flooring system is constructed with a rubber/foam shock pad adhered to the subfloor, bound with a seamless polyurethane sealant and mat-coat finish. Please note Red Light Concerns below on health and safety issues with preparation/ installation of the flooring.
Country of Origin
- The Netherlands
Ecospecifier Issues of Concern / Red Lights
- A Red Light Comment exists during installation and initial curing phase of the Pulastic Linepaint.
- This paint is utilised to draw lines on flooring, and contains chemicals which may cause irritation to skin and may be harmful when inhaled.
- It is important to note however, that the linepaint component of the product only represents around 0.24% of an average basketball court.
- Pulastic hardener has been classified as hazardous according to the criteria of Worksafe Australia and particular caution must be taken in its installation.
- Ensure the paint does not come into contact with skin and the area is well ventilated when applying paint.
- Also, the hardeners utilised in this product for PU compounds may be harmful on inhalation or act as a skin irritant during application and curing phase.
- Following an Ecospecifier risk assessment the product has been included because after initial installation VOC emissions quickly drop to a very low level.
- Seven days after application, the total VOC’s emitted are 0.13mg/m2/h, after 28 days the total VOC’s emitted are 0.09mg/m2/h.
- Manufacturers states that during installation workmen are instructed to wear respiration protection.
- Also that VOC content can be controlled to or below the maximum concentration by keeping doors to adjoining rooms closed and assuring adequate ventilation by opening external doors and windows.
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- VIC, TAS, SA, QLD, NT, NSW, ACT, WA
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