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When a Waukesha, Wisconsin heavy duty manufacturing company was looking to expand their operations into an abandoned building adjacent to their existing facility they were faced with some very challenging floors.

The concrete slabs in this facility were so beat up and damaged that the Waukesha, Wisconsin manufacturing client would not be able to properly preform their manufacturing process and they were faced with the very costly and time consuming process of ripping up the concrete and pouring all new concrete slabs.

They called in Floorcare USA, Inc., to see if an alternative would be available.
Floorcare evaluated the facility and their manufacturing process and determined that there was a better way to address their beat up concrete floors: Tennant Coatings PT-250 concrete cap resurfacing system.
Not only is Tennant Coatings PT-250 a more efficient method to address beat up concrete floors in a heavy duty manufacturing environment, its also a more durable option as Tennant PT-250 concrete cap resurfacing system is 2-3 times STRONGER than concrete.

First the various slabs of concrete were mechanically steel shotblasted or mechanically milled based on the slab condition and then the PT-250 concrete cap resurfacing system was applied at an average thickness of ¼” thick.
This nominal, 1/4-inch, 100 percent solids, power-troweled system consists of Eco-MPE™ primer; Eco-PT™ 250 resurfacer; and Eco-PT™ Topcoat, which is required to seal the surface. It’s recommended for large area restoration of eroded concrete, such as main traffic aisles and loading docks.
Tennant Coatings PT-250 Concrete Cap Resurfacing system has the following performance characteristics:

  • Economical—Avoids costly floor replacement andreduces cleaning maintenance costs
  • Easy to Clean—Protects against dirt, spills and wear
  • Creates a Safer Workplace—Provides greater traction, reducing slip and fall accidents
  • Perfect for Large Area Restoration—Handles heavy After loads in main traffic aisles and loading docks

Once the PT-250 Concrete Cap resurfacing system was applied, Floorcare USA then top coated the entire facility with Tennant Coatings Wear Guard HTS – High Traffic System as the wear coat. Tennant HTS coatings are moisture-cure urethanes with superior abrasion resistance thatcomply with VOC and VOSregulations. They combinealuminum oxide, ceramics and and abrasion-resistant polymer for50% greater mil-per-mil wear than standard urethanes. They are designed for loading docks, main traffic aisles and areas subject to punishing steel wheel traffic.

Wear Guard HTS – High Traffic System has the following performance attributes:

  •  Complies with VOC and VOS regulations
  • Cleans easily, saving on detergent, labor and water costs
  • Protects against damage due to dirt, wear and chemicals
  • Lasts twice as long as standard Urethanes
  • Satin finish resists dulling in traffic aisles

Once the top coat application of Tennant Coatings Wear Guard HTS – High Traffic System fully cured, Floorcare USA, Inc., then set out the pattern for the decorative and safety line striping to make this Waukesha, Wisconsion manufacturing plants floors really stand out.
This client now has very durable, beautiful, easy to clean and maintain concrete coated floors that have provided years of reliable use without the costly expense and down time associated with ripping up old concrete and pouring new concrete.


Floorcare USA is based in Waukesha, Wisconsin and has a strong client base in Waukesha, Milwaukee, Madison, Southeastern Wisconsin, Northern Illinois and Chicago. But our name includes “USA” for a good reason. Our company travels across the United States providing long term quality floor coating solutions that make sense for business.

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Dan Koutecky
Dan Koutecky
Dan is a Technical Sales representative for Floorcare USA with 16 years experience in concrete coatings and polished concrete. Foreman for 11 years, Sales for 5 years. Member of the American Concrete Institute, Wisconsin Chapter and also a member of the Concrete Polishing Council. (262) 786-0770 Ext. 115

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