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FM FLAKE, also known as decorative vinyl color chips, flakes or fleck are specially formulated paint aggregates used to enhance the aesthetic qualities of seamless, resin-based chip/flake flooring systems. This unique product is random in shape, sized within a standardized range and custom blended to match any décor.
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FM FLAKE are continuing to gain popularity amongst architects, designers, contractors and consumers, because of their unique properties that deliver complete customization to commercial, residential and industrial floors with an endless range color-styles, texture, size and blending options.

 

FM FLAKE Advantages


























• Custom design to match any décor
• Over 150 in-stock unicolor-styles
• Non-flammable
• Water-based chemistry
• Optimal flexibility and strength
• Colorfast, UV stable pigments
• Hide sub-surface imperfections
• Ease of application
• Lab-tested resin compatibility

• Unlimited custom blending options
• Size standardized size ranges
• Custom color-matching
• Fast turnaround times
• Custom packaging & labeling options
• Economical / cost-effective
• Low sound / noise deadening qualities
• Monolithic seamlessness
• Renewable, sanitary and safe
FM FLAKE Specification Characteristics
Color Consistency
SpectrophotometerASTM E1866

∆ ≤ 1.0 from standard

Pass
Dry Film Thickness
MicrometerASTM D1005
Mils Dry 4 - 5 mils
Shape
Visual Evalation
RandomPass
Odor
Olfactory Evaluation ASTM D1296
OdorlessPass
Surface Texture
Visual Evaluation
SmoothPass
Sheen

60º Gloss Meter

ASTM D523
< 15 units Pass
Dry Film Thickness
Mandrel Bend Test ASTM F137*

Interior Angle ≤ 110º

Pass
Hiding Power / Opacity
Visual Evaluation ASTM D6762
Opacity > 98% Pass (except color C2250 Semi-Transparent White)
Size Distribution
Normal Sieve Analysis ASTM C136-06* (100 grams / 90 seconds)

FM FLAKE Blending & Sizing
Custom Blending:
Use FM FLAKE to coordinate your floors and walls with any decor. Our extensive range of unicolor-styles gives you the ability to custom design blends to match any color-scheme. Either choose from one of our signature blends or creatively mix and match colors using the virtual blend design tool to develop a unique color array that best fits your project. Blend FM FLAKE to enhance your environment any compliment any décor.
Standard Sizing Options:
Original (~1")1/2"
1/4" 1/8"
1/16" 1/32"
FM FLAKE System Specifications
Typical SystemLab Tested Resin Compatibility
Approx. Dry Film Thickness: 15-30 mils

For best results, 10-15 mils of topcoat is recommended to embed FM FLAKE and provide a durable wearing surface.

• Epoxies
• Methyl Methacrylates (MMA)
• Moisture Cure Urethanes (MCU)
• Polyaspartics
• Polyureas
• Polyurethanes
• 100% Solids systems
• Solvent-borne systems
• Water-based systems
• And others...
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In 40+ years of manufacturing FM FLAKE, there have been no known resin incompatibilities. However, FLOORMASTER.ORG recommends unknown resin compatibility testing prior to use when working with unconventional floor coatings chemistries.

FM FLAKE Application
Methods
Hand Broadcast

Hopper-Blower Gun

Coverage Rate Guidelines (Square Feet per Pound)
SizesFullPartial
Original (~1") 8 - 10 25 - 200 ft² / lb.
1/2"7 - 9 25 - 200 ft² / lb.
1/4"5 - 7 25 - 200 ft² / lb.
1/8"4 - 6 25 - 200 ft² / lb.
1/16"3 - 5 25 - 200 ft² / lb.
1/32"2 - 4 25 - 200 ft² / lb.
Coverage rates vary depending on customer preferences and application techniques. FLOORMASTERS.ORG does not guarantee exact coverage rates. For more information, please consult with your coating system manufacturer.
FLORMASTERS.ORG  Recommended Application Enivronments

• Auto Dealerships
• Banquet Halls
• Bars, Pubs & Taverns
• Basements
• Bathrooms
• Bowling Alleys
• Butcher Shops
• Cafeterias
• Churches
• Clean Rooms
• Commercial Kitchens
• Corridors
• Dog Kennels
• Food Processing Plants
• Garage Floors
• Gentlemen's Clubs
• Greenhouses
• Grocery Stores
• Hallways
• Hospitals
• Industrial Hallways

• Laboratories
• Laundromats
• Lunch Rooms
• Night Clubs
• Offices
• Pet Stores
• Pharmaceutical Plants
• Pool Decks
• Public Municipalities
• Restaurants
• Restrooms
• Retail Stores
• Salons
• Schools
• Showrooms
• Stadium Hallways
• Sunrooms
• Vestibules
• Veterinary Clinics
• Zoos
• And more...

 

  For  areas that equire sophistaicated elegance, durability and seamless, cleanliness, resinous, flooring systems provided exceptional value and performance over pre-engineered floors.
 
From airports and casinos to office buildings and retail stores, resinous flooring systems are continuing to gain popularty with architechs and designers because of their unique ability to deliver exceptional beauty, stain resistance, unrivaled durability and endless design possiblities.
 

Typical Installations

Animal Facilities

Balconies

Cafeterias

Churches

Clean Rooms

Commercial Kitchens

Control Rooms

Corridors

Countertops

Detention Centers

Dog Kennels

Firehouses

Food Processing Plants

Garages

Greenhouses

Hospitals

Hotels

kitchen

Laboratories

Locker Rooms

Municipalities

Museums

Offices

Patios

Pool Decks

Prisons / Jails

Production Floors

Ramps

Restrooms

Retirement Homes

Schools

Shower Stalls

Show rooms

Stadiums

Sunrooms

Veterinary Clinics

Walkways

Walls

Zoos