COLOR FLAKES (CHIPS) / STONE & VARIEGATED FLAKES (CHIPS)
Color Flake, also known as Decorative Flake, Color Chips, Vinyl Color Chips or Fleck are specially formulated polymer paint aggregates utilized to improve the aesthetic attributes of resinous flooring systems. It is made up of a combination of acrylic and vinyl resins and generally composed of resin materials, organic minerals, additives, and various pigments. The thickness of a thin flake is typically 4 – 5 mils. Color Flake product is random in shape, sized within a standardized range and can be also custom blended to reach optimal appearance and texture qualities with a resinous flooring system and match any décor.
A typical three coats system is commonly used for decorative flake resinous flooring. It consists of a coat of primer, a base coat, a color flake broadcast layer, and a top coat to further protect the surface.