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Pallmann 96 Wood Floor Lacquers

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Pallmann 96 Wood Floor Lacquers

This product is Germany’s bestselling single-pack lacquer and has been influential in the success of water-based lacquers like no other on the market. As well as being the go-to system for floor finishing it has put Pallmann on the map with around 50 countries selling it with the product having appeared on 1 in 4 orders. I would say Pallmann can look back and proudly and say this was the game changer for them with its original first formulation which was produced around 20 years ago, It has since then been improved over the years bringing it to the product...

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How to create an eco-friendly matt finish on your floor

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How to create an eco-friendly matt finish on your floor

With today's focus on sustainable and environmentally friendly products, its good to have an awareness of the waterborne finishes that are available. The Pall X Zero Lacquer is a water-based VOC-free (Volatile Organic Compounds) finish that gives a special-matt appearance. It’s the only Lacquer that offers this finish sheen. Predominantly used on commercial floors due to its high mechanical and chemical wear resistance it can also be used on residential where there are high levels of foot traffic. It is the strongest lacquer from the Pall-X range making it the go-to finish for a floor that will see heavy use....

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Why you should always use a primer on wooden floors

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Why you should always use a primer on wooden floors

When you are finishing off a freshly sanded floor, having spent all that time going through the grit changes and taking care of sanding the edges and corners, the last thing you may want to think about is applying primers and finishes. But primers make all the difference! Here, we give the reason why you should go to the extra length of applying a primer when you are lacquering a floor. The first question to ask is what category the floor fits into. Is it soft, hard, exotic? The answer to this question will influence the what sort of primer you...

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Pallmann Pall-X 98 Gold: What, Where and How!

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Pallmann Pall-X 98 Gold: What, Where and How!

  The Pallmann Pall- X 98 Gold is a water-based two component wood floor lacquer, for heavy wear wood flooring. In this blog, we explore what goes into the product, the careful steps that are taken by the manufacturers to make the product, and the process to take when using these finishes and equipment.     When to use Pall-X 98 Let’s start with what it is and where it can be used. Over the years Pallmann has worked tirelessly to perfect and develop its floor finishes. Pallmann 98 gold was created for the commercial market for use in hard-wearing areas like schools,...

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The Eco Revolution

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I recall about 10 years ago it was predicted that eco products would grow to be BIG. By 2019, it has certainly proved to be the case. In our industry, products frequently enter the market- and in my opinion, this is good. Yet, in today’s blog, before we go into WHAT is available, we need to examine WHY it is important. WHY it is important I am going to break the “why” into two sections the first section is taken from a personal perspective and the second from a world perspective. My Perspective When I started floor sanding in Ireland...

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