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F. Ball and Co. Ltd. – the UK’s leading manufacturer of flooring adhesives and floor preparation products for the contract flooring industry.

This site contains a wealth of information on our extensive product range, along with a selection of videos demonstrating their application.

The company keeps abreast of market developments by continually monitoring the needs of installers, distributors and specifiers and by maintaining on-going and close liaison with floorcovering manufacturers.

In order to provide our customers with a first class service, we offer expert technical advice and support in a variety of ways. Our Technical Service Department is available during the working day to answer any queries over the phone or by e-mail. On-site support is provided by a team of Technical Representatives, covering the UK and Ireland. A range of technical literature is also published by F. Ball including the annual ‘Recommended Adhesive Guide’ (RAG), featuring adhesive recommendations for over 5,000 floorcoverings from over 200 leading international floorcovering manufacturers

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RAG Guide

Welcome to F. Ball's Recommended Adhesives Guide - the most authorative guide to floorcovering and adhesive compatibility. Using this search facility you will be able to identify the latest recommendations for the most appropriate adhesives to use with over 5,500 brand name floorcoverings from over 200 leading manufacturers.

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James Igoe, Chairman of F. Ball and Co. Ltd., has been awarded the prestigious Max Kochmann Award by the British Adhesives and Sealants Association...


F. Ball revealed a brand new stand design at Domotex 2017 in Hannover, marking the 21st consecutive year that the company has exhibited at this...


Following a reorganisation at F. Ball and Co. Ltd., Darren Kenyon has been promoted to the role of National Sales Manager. Darren previously held the...


FIND US IN HALL 7, STAND B36 The latest innovations from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., the UK’s leading manufacturer of subfloor preparation products and...

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How important is it to use the manufacturers specified trowel notch size?

Adhesive manufacturers spend a great deal of time developing adhesives for installing specific floor coverings. It is essential that the correct amount of adhesive is applied and the method of application is normally the ‘V’ notched trowel. If the notches are worn, the amount of adhesive applied is reduced and the open time of the […]

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F. Ball is proud to be one of the longest serving members of the Providers Network providing RIBA approved CPD to architects and other specifiers. To request a CPD presentation or to see the latest NBS and BIM specifications click below

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