GulfAtlantic Case Studies

Meet A Few Of Our Satisfied Customers

GulfAtlantic’s concrete floor coatings protect all manner of floors from abrasion, corrosion, chemical damage, safety hazards and more. Our customers have reported reduced maintenance budgets of as much as 70% — with lower energy costs and enhance safety among their employees through increased light reflectivity alone. Learn more about these and other satisfied customers below.

John Deere Tractor

Columbus, Mississippi

John Deere

Objectives

  • Patch defects in original floor
  • Make service department brighter, easier to clean
  • Protect shop floor from hydraulic fuels and battery acids

Recommendations

  • Diamond grind surface to prepare concrete
  • Patch eroded and defective concrete with epoxy
  • Apply light gray primer coat of epoxy
  • Apply high performance coating

Results

Brighter, easier-to-clean concrete floor with protection from chemical erosion and resistance to abrasion.

Allen and O’Hara

Memphis, Tennessee

Allen O'Hara

Objectives

  • Create a clean work environment
  • Shows commitment to quality to customers

Recommendations

  • Acid etch floor and detergent scrub
  • Apply two coats of high-gloss, moisture-cured urethanes
    • Excellent abrasion resistance
    • Bright and easy to clean surface

Results

Easy-to-clean concrete floor with excellent light reflectivity and resistance to abrasion; much-improved image for customers.

Belle Chase Naval Air Station – Service Repair Shop

New Orleans, Louisiana

Belle Chase Naval Air Station

Objectives

  • Protect floor from chemical attack
  • Maintain floor more easily
  • Create a brighter, safer workplace

Recommendations

  • Acid etch concrete
  • Apply epoxy primer coat
  • Apply chemical-resistant urethane with safe walk grit

Results

Safer, brighter floor with excellent resistance to abrasion and chemicals.

Firestone

Dyersburg, Tennessee

Firestone

Objectives

  • Repair severely eroded patches
  • Protect floor surface from chemicals
  • Make floor easier to clean

Recommendations

  • Smooth-grind the surface of the floor
  • Coat the floor with epoxy primer
  • Sand and apply high-performance urethane enhanced with aluminum oxide powder

Results

Smooth, even floor that resists abrasion and is easier to clean and to maintain.

MillionAir Hangar

St. Louis, Missouri

MillionAir Hangar

Objectives

  • Repair damage to a surface made too soft by inappropriate preparation of original floor

Recommendations

  • Remove previous coating
  • Patch holes
  • Smooth surface with epoxy
  • Apply chemical-resistant urethane

Results

More durable, easier-to-clean floor.

BMW

Olive Branch, Mississippi

BMW

Objectives

  • Protect parts and supplies from concrete dust
  • Prevent deterioration of floor

Recommendations

  • Acid-etch concrete
  • Apply two coats of high-traffic urethane

Results

Dust-free floor with a long-lasting finish; safer, brighter work environment.

Caterpillar

Corinth, Mississippi

Caterpillar

Objectives

  • Clean oil-soaked floors
  • Repair worn patches
  • Make floor safer for forklift traffic

Recommendations

  • Clean floor with heavy-duty detergents
  • Shot-blast to prepare the substrate
  • Apply 1/4″ overlay followed by epoxy coating
  • Finish with chemical-resistant urethane

Results

Smoother, safer floor resistant to penetration by hydrocarbons; 70% lower maintenance cost; increased light levels.