Situation:

Hot pack Packaging Industries provides quality disposable food packaging materials and related products. It also represents other major manufacturing companies in Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar and has a chain of networks in other Gulf, African and CIS countries. Its products are packed hygienically in modern and attractive ways, to cater wholesalers, hyper / super markets, catering companies, hotels, hospitals, Govt. departments etc.

Challenges:

• 21,000 m2 production and warehouse installation in one mobilisation
• 25 days to complete the floor so racking and equipment could be installed
• Summer installation, temperature at 40 degrees Celsius
• Ievere levelling issues
• Material to be supplied from the minimum number of batches to avoid colour variations
• Heavy forklift traffic
• Aesthetic appeal of the floor, seamless look

Used Products

ARDEX R 71 CP

ARDEX R 3 E

Moisture Tolerant Epoxy Primer

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ARDEX GLOBAL

Solution:

Ardex MiddleEast converted the specification from BASF PU flooring whose factory is just 200 metres away from the site. The screed laid by the contractor had level variations up to 4 mm as measured by a laser machine. The client wanted seamless floor without any joints, except the structural joints. All the materials had to be shifted without any interruption to provide continuity.

This was AME’s first PU project and the client requested that it be managed by ARDEX. AME was present throughout the project to ensure that the full ARDEX system was installed per the recommendations.

The opening was attended by Omar Al Mesmar, DIP’s General Manager and other dignitaries. The client was very pleased with the outcome of the product, and the service provided.

Participants:

Installer/Applicator: Golden Look Paints and Insulations, LLC, UAE

Architect: Khurana Architect

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