Ceramic floors for supermarkets
In the supermarket, the right floor, aesthetic and functional, ensures that the customer experiences a pleasant shopping experience and hygienic conditions are maintained. Whether at the fresh food counter, between the shelf aisles, in the freezer cabinets or in the supermarket café with seating area, the floor must be able to withstand many loads. Heavy shelves, leaking freezer cabinets, pallet trucks and a lot of public traffic ensure that conventional floors are no longer usable in a short time and quickly reveal signs of wear. Incorrect plastic coverings, coarse-pored concrete or fragile tiles are not a good choice for supermarkets. Cleaning these floors is also difficult. Here you will find the ideal floor for supermarkets, which can be used in all areas, such as..:
- cold stores
- vehicle halls
- sanitary rooms
The floor coverings available here – in particular porcelain stoneware – meet and exceed the legal requirements and ordinances that regulate exactly for supermarkets how these must be designed. Requirements can be found in BauA – Technischer Arbeitsschutz ASR A1, BGR I 12, Arbeitsstätten-Richtlinie (ASR 8/1), Arbeitssicherheitsinformation (ASI 4.40), the Lebensmittel- und Bedarfsgegenständegesetz (LMBG), the Berufsgenossenschaftlichen Regel für Sicherheit und Gesundheit bei Arbeit für kontaminierte Bereiche (BGR 128), the Lebensmittelhygiene-Verordnung (LMHV). It is clear from the BG rules for safety and health at work (BGR 132 Avoidance of ignition hazards due to electrostatic charges) that acid-resistant ceramic floor tiles must not be electrostatically chargeable. A floor covering that cannot be charged electronically prevents the spark from igniting when it comes into contact with conductive objects such as metal shelves, which can also happen when handling credit cards.
Demands are made for example: Demands are made for example:
- Durability and slip resistance
- Extreme hardness to protect against splintering
- Easy to clean, waterproof surfaces
- Bacteria-repellent acid, alkali and fat resistance
- Hygienic and resilient floors for supermarkets
Porcelain stoneware is recommended for supermarkets. It is fire-sealed, hard-wearing, easy to clean and provides full slip resistance. Porcelain stoneware cannot be electrostatically charged. Heavy equipment leaves no traces on these floor tiles as they allow a high point load. Due to the hard and densely fired ceramic material, water can still penetrate the floor surface with oils, fats or acids, which prevents the colonisation of bacteria and makes cleaning child’s play.
The advantages of industrial floors for supermarkets:
- Fast, precise and economical installation without joints
- Abrasion resistant
- Exceptional resilience
- Water-, acid- and chemical-resistant
- Optically appealing
Take advantage of our know-how gained from more than 20 years of experience in the field of sophisticated industrial floors for supermarkets. Simply make an appointment using our contact form or let us advise you in advance free of charge and without obligation.
We will also be happy to send you a free product folder with which you can get an overview of our range in an attractive design.