Case Study #21

Iceland Case Study

What they needed

DHL/Iceland needed demarcation lines on the floor for walkways and pallet locations. However the areas were in almost constant use and the temperature was 2 degrees above zero. All the usual types of epoxy resin and polyurethane resin line marking systems took between 18 and 24 hours to cure. The client simply couldn’t do without the floor area for that amount of time. The only resin that had worked in the time was a Methyl Methacrylate (MMA)which caused fumes that would taint the food stored there so that was a ‘no-go’.

Man making lines on the floor with a machine

What we did

Maintenance Supplies Contracts have a couple of secrets up their sleeves. They could prep the hard cold floors with diamond grinders that were attached to 3 motor vacuums leaking no dust. They are powered by gas generators which are also safe. Best of all, they use a 1mm thick yellow and white resin which cures down to zero degrees in 6 hours resulting in minimal downtime. MSC has an exclusivity deal on this resin from the supplier based abroad but in Europe. There are no fumes from the resin that may taint food and MSC has installed thousands of linear meters lines & numbers for Argos, Iceland and Waitrose so far.

After product for Iceland

Client Feedback

The job was completed in time and within budget to a satisfactory standard.