Case Studies

Armour-Truck Coating – Horseboxes

Armour-Truck Coating

the client Kevin Parker Horse Boxes Limited the problem Horses pose the issue of placing large amounts of weight onto a relatively small area coupled with the need to feel confident that they will not slip. This is particularly an issue when they are entering a horse box up a ramp.  Kevin Parker saw the…

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Armour-Lyte Coating

Armour Lyte Scenery

THE CLIENT Hampton Court Palace Flower Show The Project A garden designed by the innovative company Metagardens to demonstrate the possibilities of advanced 3-D modelling software programmes and the process of digital fabrication in the 21st century urban garden. The solution CNC cut recyclable polystyrene which was coated with Armour-Lyte, our fast setting elastomer. the…

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Barn Conversion, Durham Dales

Barn Conversion

Client: Builder/ Stone mason contracted to complete the barn conversion in Teesdale, County Durham. Problem: There were several factors which made it difficult when deciding how to insulate the barn being converted. The first issue to overcome here was finding a product suitable for use on the surface of stone as well as block work and…

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Armour-Lyte Scenography

THE CLIENT Caerphilly County Borough Council who commissioned New York artist Brian Tolle to produce a piece of public artwork that projected a strong iconic landmark for Caerphilly on the A465. THE SOLUTION The sculpture was carved in polystyrene and then coated in 6mm of Armour-Lyte for its durability and its strength. the outcome The…

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Car Park Insulation of Soffits

Client: Ardmore Construction, Sovereign Quay, Eastbourne. Problem: How to insulate the car park soffit of these luxury harbour side apartment blocks to Building Regulation standard. The exposed, marine environment meant traditional mineral fibre sprays or board insulation could not offer long-term thermal efficiency or condensation control. Solution: 85mm of Pirthane® HR, polyurethane foam, sprayed directly…

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Cavity Insulation and Stabilisation in High Rise Buildings

the client Rochdale Boroughwide Housing ‐ College Bank Apartments the problem 7 apartment blocks, built in the 60’s,with no cavity wall insulation and wall tie corrosion due to wind‐ driven rain penetration. The sub 50mm cavity width and the severe exposure conditions eliminated the use of traditional cavity wall insulation. An external cladding system had…

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Cavity Wall Insulation and Wall Tie Replacement

The client Homeowner in Fence Burnley the problem A part stone built house suffering excessive heat loss, high heating bills, wind driven rain penetration and consequent wall-tie corrosion. The owner had been incorrectly advised by a previous insulation surveyor that stone built houses were unsuitable for cavity wall insulation. He had had also been told…

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Cavity Wall Insulation with flood resilience

the client Severn Trent Water the problem Homesford Water Treatment Works supplies Nottingham with drinking water and has a capacity of 65 million litres per day. It is on the flood plain of the River Trent and a rise in water level of 9 inches could put at risk the specialised filtration equipment and compromise…

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Digester Insulation

Client: United Utitlities Main Contractor: Galliford Costain Insulation Specialist: Isotech Problem: Rapid heat loss through the concrete digester roof was severely hindering the sewage digestion process. Solution: Pressure wash the tank top to remove all organic growth. Seal the concrete substrate with Isothane PU primer. Spray apply 35mm of Isothane Thermadek high density insulation foam.…

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Domestic Roof

Client: Private home owner Project: To insulate roof to 0.16 Wm²K and stabilise tiles. Problem: This older traditional style roof was suffering from a lack of insulation and a very draughty roof space, with the added issue of tile movement, due to nail fatigue. Solution: Firstly, the external roof defects were made good. All rafters…

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