Poured rubber floors use polyurethane as its raw material. Poured rubber floors are known for their seamless finish, durability and easy maintenance. Though its installation requires a little bit of preparation. Below is the step by step procedure to install a poured rubber floor:
First of all, you need to dig a trench for the concrete where the rubber flooring would be poured. The depth has to enough for accommodating concrete and rubber together.
Next, one by six foot boards need to be placed around the peripheral of the decided area creating a concrete form. Fix them together with nails at their ends.
Now, pour the concrete and smooth it out with a trowel. As soon as the cement is dry, Crushed Aggregate Base (CAB) has to laid out. It has to be minimum 3 inches thick and should support a 1/4 inch slope for drainage.
The styrene butadiene rubber which needs to be blended with CAB provides a resilient rubber. It has to be blended with Flexilon 1118 binder before being troweled into the CAB.
Lastly, Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer has to be mixed with a polyurethane binder which would be troweled in a wheel barrel till the time its smooth. Now pour it out within the decided area at least 3/8 inches thick. In case the area is large, rent a mixer for mixing. The rubber flooring would take near about 48 hours to set properly.