Plastic Floor Protection is one of the products offered by Alvaboard. Alvaboard is a manufacturer of Polypropylene (PP) hollow sheets or also known as twin-wall PP. The product is produced by the method of extrusion. These PP are commonly used in Europe and the United states, commonly known by the name of Correx and Coroplast respectively. Among other players, although not associated with, Alvaboard is one of the largest manufacturers in Indonesia, South East Asia. Alvaboard has many industrial applications, in construction it can be used as plywood alternative in application such as floor protection and formwork.
Polypropylene sheet industrial application in construction as plastic floor protection
Polypropylene is a tough but lightweight material that has excellent durability for various applications such as advertising, packaging, covers and many more. It has also been used widely for plastic floor protection (or temporary covers). The recyclable plastic has widely used as an alternative that replaced traditional floor protection cover on construction site, made from plywood and hardboard, due to its high impact resistance and low cost.
These plastic floor protection (or covers), help to protect floors from paint spill, scratches from sharp or rough edges, and damage caused by fallen heavy objects. Hence, it helps improve the overall safety aspect in everyday construction work. Furthermore, unlike alternatives material such as plywood or hardboard, plastic floor protection can be used multiple times and provide cost efficiency in the long-run.
How to apply Plastic floor protection
Alvaboard Plastic Floor Protection is a PP floor protection cover that is available in sheets or rolls. The product is simple to install and can cover large areas swiftly. It is commonly cut and shaped to fit any spaces, even the most unusual ones. The product usually comes in translucent or black sheets, from recycled materials.
Installation is very easy as it is comparatively lighter than its alternative (plywood and hardboard). It can also fit uneven corners or foundation beams by cutting the shape accordingly, easily with simple tools such as blade cutters. While hacksaw is needed to cut plywood and tend to be burdensome and time-consuming. Applicator also can connect the boards with ease just by applying tapes.
Alvaboard Plastic Floor Protection are widely used in the Construction Industry with many various purposes to protect Floors, Windows & Doors and Surface Protection throughout a site. Protecting floor surfaces on construction and building sites is a big task and with Polypropylene floor protection as the right tool, it can be easily managed and valuable assets can be well-protected.