Imperial War Museum

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A bespoke, and eye-catching DesignSphere floor designed for the Imperial War Museum.

We were approached by the Imperial War Museum to create a unique seamless resin floor for their new WW2 gallery. The brief was for a hard wearing bespoke design floor as high volumes of traffic were expected for the gallery, and our DesignSphere system was the best suited option

 

With the help of Displayways we installed our DesignSphere system in 3 separate areas. The resin floors depict maps of 3 different geographical zones that were significantly affected by WW2, the Pacific, Europe and broader Europe. To create this special floor, we laid the resin on top of Fermacell boards. A unique mesh with the image, provided by Displayways is then placed on top of the resin base layer and transparent resin is poured on top then sealed.

 

The outcome is definitely unique and eye-catching, it breaks up the gallery into different zones and helps visitors to immerse themselves into the exhibition. The images are also keeping especially well as our DesignSphere system is designed to prevent the image from fading or tranishing over time.

 

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DesignSphere technical data

Thickness 7mm
Layers 7
Elasticity 60%
Shore Hardness D70
Abrasion Resistance Good
Slip Rating R9-R11 EN 51130
Fire Classification Bfls1 EN 13501-1
Thermal Resistance tbc
Emission Free YES AgBB
Area Use Classification 23/33 EN685
Application Time 7 days
Impact Sound Reduction 1dB
Impact Sound Reduction with Shockpad 13dB
Resistance to Chair Castors Good EN 425
Colour Range Unlimited
FeRFA Type Type 5 BS 8204
Guarantee 5 years

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