Flowcrete Announces Qualification at Pak Pharma and Healthcare Expo 2017
22 May 2017
This May, Flowcrete Asia joined approved applicators Morgan Technologies, to attend the Pak Pharma and Healthcare Expo in Lahore, Pakistan. The exhibition provided a rare opportunity for both local and international manufacturers, as well as suppliers of equipment and services to meet with customers in order to share industry knowledge.
During the show, Flowcrete Asia’s Marketing Manager, Will Facer, presented an informative flooring seminar entitled ‘How to Achieve Pharmaceutical Flooring Perfection with Flowcrete’, which highlighted Flowcrete Asia’s newly awarded CSM qualifications for Flowshield SL and Flowseal EPW Wall.
The presentation also outlined several factors to consider when specifying resin flooring, highlighting that floor solutions should not be considered a ‘one size fits all’ product – a mistake that is commonly seen in the industrial sector.
Both Flowshield SL, a colourful, high-gloss, self levelling epoxy floor coating and Flowseal EPW, a pigmented, hygienic, epoxy based wall sealer, have met the requirements of a number of Cleanroom Standards set out by the IPA, in accordance with the CSM (Cleanroom Suitable Materials) test parameters.
CSM is an industry alliance initiated by the Fraunhofer IPA institute in 2003, in order to test methods based on international standards. They are dedicated to assessing and validating the cleanroom suitability of anything that is used within the design or is entering a cleanroom environment. Their qualification defines the suitability of equipment or material against a specific Cleanroom Class, based on emission of airborne particles, biological resistance and outgassing behaviour, amongst other factors.
As manufacturing under cleanroom conditions is essential for a growing number of industries in order to safeguard the process operation and quality of components, the CSM status is a critical qualification for decision-makers selecting materials and equipment in front-end semiconductor manufacturing and pharmaceutical cleanrooms.
In all, delegates were pleased to learn more about the industry and discover that when choosing the correct floor solution facility owners could save money over time, due to minimal repair costs and ease of cleaning.
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Notes to Editors
Flowcrete Asia Pacific has its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur and is one of the five divisions that make up Flowcrete Group Ltd. Flowcrete Asia Pacific includes Flowcrete Hong Kong, Flowcrete Vietnam, Flowcrete Indonesia, Flowcrete Singapore and Flowcrete Thailand.
Flowcrete Group Ltd is part of Euclid Group, the international construction chemicals group of RPM International Inc.
A world leader in the manufacture of seamless industrial and commercial resin floor, wall and coving solutions as well as other specialist coating technologies, Flowcrete Group has international manufacturing facilities in the Americas, Europe and Africa as well as Central and South East Asia.
Flowcrete supplies world-class seamless flooring solutions to transform environments across the globe including; decorative seamless resins, waterproof car park deck coating systems, seamless resin terrazzo, durable antimicrobial flooring, corrosion protection, self levelling underlayments, underfloor heating and now underfloor acoustic insulation.
Flowcrete's ambitious and dedicated team, led by President Craig Brookes, is inspired by excellence in people, products and service as well as continual innovation and sustainable growth. Flowcrete continues to use its global expertise to introduce environmentally friendly, hygienic and aesthetically attractive floors to create a better and more sustainable world.
For further information please contact +60 3 6277 9575.
Or visit us on the web at www.flowcreteasia.com.