The range of subjects taught at schools is just as varied as the demands placed on the flooring. One area with its own special requirements is the canteen, as almost every single person in the school – both teachers and students – sets foot in there every day. This means that selection criteria for the flooring in canteens or cafeterias differ quite significantly from those for the flooring in classrooms and changing rooms, for example.
nora® floor coverings meet all the criteria food serving areas and feature different surface structures based on the requirements. This means they always offer the right level of slip resistance for each particular area. We have developed floor coverings with a high degree of resistance to oil, grease and chemicals especially for canteens, cafeterias and other areas where soiling is likely and cleaning is frequent.
Due to the high volume of traffic, the floor in canteens is subject to a different level of stress compared to other areas. Not only must it withstand the mechanical stress but also meet safety requirements such as those related to fire protection and slip resistance. In addition, canteens are often run on a very tight schedule, which means that the canteen flooring must also be easy to clean and care for.
Rubber floor coverings from nora® are specially designed for areas with high traffic. They combine all the properties that a good canteen flooring should have and also meet the highest visual standards. In addition to very good slip resistance and sound insulation, the flooring is designed to be easy to clean. Once the lunch period is over or after an assembly the canteen or cafeteria floor can be cleaned quickly and easily.
Many of the floor coverings from nora® are largely resistant to oil and grease, making them ideal for the high demands in school canteens and food serving areas. An inferior floor covering could suffer long-term damage from contact with oil and grease. There is also a risk that it could become detached from the subfloor over time. With oil- and grease-resistant floor coverings from nora®, such damage can be avoided.
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