Vinyl Chips Flakes To Decorate Floor Coating
Decorative vinyl color chips/flakes are specially formulated paint aggregates used to enhance the aesthetic qualities of seamless epoxy, polyurea, polyaspartic and urethane resin-based flooring systems. They can be used on commercial, residential and industrial floor projects.
This unique product is random in shape, sized within a standardized range in 6 sizes (1″, 1/2″, 1/4″, 1/8″, 1/16″, 1/32″). Shown below are 58 blended color combinations plus 100’s of additional factory blended styles. Chips/flakes are broadcast into colored epoxy, polyurea, polyaspartic or urethane base coating. When the coating is tack free and ready to be re-coated, excess chips are cleaned off surface and one or two coats of a clear topcoat are applied. How thick or number of topcoats required depends on the amount of flakes used. More flakes = more clear topcoats to properly cover.
Chips sold in a 10 lb box. How much to use depends on look desired. The more chips the less you see of the basecoat color and more of the chips you see. For a partial broadcast, apply chips at the rate of 1 lb chips per 20 sq’ to 200 sq’ of floor. For full broadcast to refusal 1 lb chips covers 6-8 sq’ for 1/4″ chips and 5-7 sq’ for 1/8″ chips. Full broadcast means chips applied so heavy the coating can’t absorb anymore and floor is no longer wet.
**Earth tone vinyl chip/flake colors offer long term UV stability for outdoor applications. However blends with intense, rich and bright colors such as Lime Green, Hot Pink, Dark Blue not recommended for outdoor use as they will fade and shift in color over 1-2 year period. For all outdoor applications need to use an Aliphatic clear coating that will not yellow to maintain maximum UV stability for any chip/flake project.
CUSTOM BLENDS MIXED BY MFG
Choose from 100’s of special order specialty chip/flake blends and solid colors or create your own custom blend in 10 lb increments using our SPECIAL ORDER CUSTOM FLAKE BROCHURE. Select the color(s) you want by part number and name, the number of lbs of each color and flake diameter (1″, 1/2″, 1/4″, 1/8″, 1/16″, 1/32″). Then choose the “CUSTOM COLOR” option in the drop down color selector above, the total # of lbs of flakes from the brochure. Put your selection in the NOTES section at the bottom of the CHECKOUT PAGE. Put what % of each chip color you want and make sure total adds to 100%. Special custom blend orders allow 1 extra day to process.
Why Vinyl Chips / Flakes?
- Adds a decorative look to any epoxy, polyaspartic, polyurea, urethane flooring project
- Hide sub-surface imperfections
- 58 Different Pre-Mixed Color Blends to Choose From!
- 6 Sizes options: 1/32″, 1/16″, 1/8″, 1/4″, 1/2″, 1″
- Optimal flexibility and strength
- Colorfast, UV stable pigments
- Low sound / noise deadening qualities
- Special Order Custom Flakes available in 100’s of additional sizes and styles
- Create Your Own Custom Blend and we ship them pre-mixed!
- USE OUR COLOR VISUALIZER TOOL BELOW TO SEE WHAT YOUR VINYL FLAKES LOOK LIKE INSTALLED
Where are Vinyl Chips / Flakes used?
- Banquet Halls
- Bowling Alleys
- Clean Rooms
- Commercial Kitchens
- Garage Floors
- Grocery Stores
- Pool Decks
- Retail Stores
- Stadium Hallways