Api Spa resin floors for ship decks
Api Spa resin floors for ship decks are synonymous with innovation and technology. There is a vast assortment of resin systems available for ship decks, full of chrome works and with numerous customization possibilities.
Api Spa floors are made from multiple layers of resin, which primarily consist of one or more layers of underlay and a single top layer. The underlay is intended to level the deck, create the required slopes for water drainage and to waterproofing and protect the surface below. They have a solid content of 100%, they are lightweight and seamless and they can be perfectly applied to both steel and aluminium decks. Thanks to their intrinsic viscoelastic characteristics, they make a significant contribution to impact sound and vibrations control.
These flexible and resilient resins adapt to the movement of the metal sheet better than any other material and can be covered with either traditional finishing materials or with the same Api Spa resin, thus making them ideal for technical and work environments, as well as for passenger areas.
The main advantages of using resin finishing in public areas are their extraordinary aesthetic appeal, along with their ability to withstand wear and weathering. These systems can be realized with distinctive anti-skid characteristics and are entirely watertight thanks to their polymeric nature.
The main technical characteristics of these surfaces includes stability and elasticity. Since safety is always of the utmost importance, they are compliant with all the current applicable regulations, with particular regard to the IMO MED standards for use in the indoor and outdoor areas of the ship and are easy to clean, if regularly treated using professional tools and detergents. Api Spa offers a range of detergents and protective products that can be used either by professional personnel or by staff trained directly by our technicians.
They can be created according to the design of the ship or the ambient details, by realizing ad hoc formulations, even taking into account the requirements and preferences of the customer in terms of the colours and designs to be realized on board, with the insertion of particular decorative materials like natural stones and synthetic decorative elements, or even with a pleasant three-dimensional effect.
A response for every project, a solution to every demand.
DECORATIVE FLOORING/DECK COATING FOR OUTDOOR & INDOOR
The best-known and most widely used resin flor, with applications on over 100 ships, more than 20 years’ experience and references, and a peerless aesthetic appearance. This liquid product, which can be produced in almost any colour, is applied on-site like all Api floors and polymerises in just a few hours. Its characteristics of elasticity, flexibility and strength remain practically unchanged over time. The colours stay the same despite use at any latitude, even in areas where UV rays are at their most aggressive. Very limited maintenance needs, low weight, exceptional water resistance and anticorrosion characteristics and the possibility of designing and reproducing drawings, shapes and logos mean that Flexigel decoro floors are an essential component in ship decoration and, because of their technical characteristics, make an irreplaceable contribution to the design of ships and yachts. Available in different colours and in Syntheteak version.
FLEXIGEL DECORO SOFT
The Soft version has been created to obtain a stronger, more flexible floor suitable for all external surfaces, but also for indoor and outdoor sports areas on ships and for children’s play areas, particularly when combined with high-thickness, high-elasticity underlayers. Another field of application is in acoustically sensitive areas, where Flexigel decoro soft offers significant impact sound damping. Provided with IMO-MED certification and produced in an incredible range of colours and decorative granules, it permits numerous colour combinations and its versatility can be exploited to create geometric or freehand illustrations, offering enormous creative freedom. In addition, because of the application technique used, Api floors can be sanded when necessary without affecting the design. This ensures that decorative decks are durable and have almost unique technical characteristics. Available in different colours and in Syntheteak version.
For sure one of the most appreciated decoration and referenced resin floor material for outdoor application. Applied with specific tools, Syntheteak not only reproduce the appearance of the real teak but also provides a very good performance in terms of anti slip performance that can be only modified according to specification. Easy to clean whenever suitable chemicals and equipments are used it does not change the color in the years and can be sanded for maintenance whenever it is required due to deep scratches or damages that may occasionaly occured. Due to the application procedures, the size and colours of planks and caulkings can be customised. Bespoke by definition, Syntheteak can be also supplied in a wide range of colours to provide innovative design.
DECORATIVE FLOORING/DECK COATING FOR OUTDOOR
The reflective power of this latest generation resin floor coating significantly reduces deck heating and offers an ideal comfort level for all areas where contact with the deck is most frequent (walking barefoot, sitting on a bench around the swimming pool or Jacuzzi, or reclining on an Api resin chaise longue). Solarium, Lido and Spa: all areas where resin is used to coat not only the deck, but also the furnishings that can be produced using this innovative material. Available in different colours and in Syntheteak version.
TECHNICAL FLOORING/DECK COATING FOR INDOOR
This is the best-known resin floor for technical and work areas and has been installed on hundreds of cruise, working and military vessels. Produced with the desired anti-slip level and various finishings depending on the required effect, Flexisecurit er forms part of the new “Api galley floor” concept and can also be used in all catering areas, in onboard workshops and crew stairways, in garbage treatment and food storage areas, in lockers, pantries and behind bar counters, in storerooms, in laundries and in all areas where vinyl or carpet have too short a lifespan, where tiles are too heavy and offer an unsatisfactory level of hygiene, and where water resistance, strength and maintenance are the key factors at play. Flexisecurit er, certified for indoor use, can be used today in all indoor areas.