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F. Ball introduces recycled plastic bottles to tackle packaging waste

We are proud to announce that we are replacing our traditional 5 litre plastic bottles, used for gauging liquids, tackifiers and primers, with 100% recyclable versions that are themselves made from recycled plastic. The move to the recycled packaging is part of F. Ball’s ongoing commitment to reducing packaging waste and, specifically, plastic waste due […]


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SYSTEM LVT – The perfect system for your designer floors

F. Ball’s ‘System LVT’ range comprises a carefully selected portfolio of products the company recommends using in combination for optimum results when installing luxury vinyl tiles. The range comprises Stopgap 300 HD floor levelling compound, Styccobond F46 pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive and Stopgap P131 general purpose primer. Prime Time In order to promote adhesion between […]

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NEW Stycco Flex now approved for installing PVC flooring accessories

F. Ball has launched a reformulated version of market-leading, rapid-curing, flexible adhesive, Stycco Flex, which is now also recommended for installing PVC flooring accessories, including skirting, capping and coving. The highly versatile, hybrid tube adhesive is well known for its ability to bond almost any absorbent or non-absorbent material found in the flooring and construction […]

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New improved Styccobond F41 Carpet Tile Tackifier launched

F. Ball has launched a new, improved version of popular Styccobond F41 carpet tile tackifier. Styccobond F41 is a solvent-free, acrylic adhesive, which is designed to provide a permanently tacky film to prevent ‘loose-lay’ carpet tiles from moving laterally under normal traffic, whilst allowing individual tiles to be quickly removed and replaced if they become […]

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F. Ball Host Women In Flooring Course

F. Ball was  delighted to host its second ‘Women in Flooring Course’ in April, back by popular demand since its initial run in 2016. The course was held at the F. Ball Training Centre, and was specifically designed for women working in the flooring industry to develop their experience and knowledge in a female-friendly environment. […]

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F. Ball reveal new primer for non-absorbent subfloors

F. Ball  has unveiled the latest addition to its range of popular primers, which is specially formulated to enhance the bond formed between the company’s floor levelling compounds and non-absorbent subfloors. Stopgap P141 is designed to create a textured finish and provide enhanced bond performance between subfloor and levelling compound when applied over non-absorbent surfaces […]

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F. Ball looks forward to Domotex 2018

The latest innovations from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. will be showcased at the 2018 Domotex exhibition in Hannover, Germany. 2018 marks the exhibition’s 30th anniversary show and this year the exhibition is planned to be biggest yet, with more exhibitors signed up than ever before. The theme of Domotex 2018 is ‘Unique Youniverse’, focusing […]

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F. Ball Sponsors Young Engineers of The Future

F. Ball and Co. Ltd. are once again partnering with Westwood College, in Leek; and sponsoring a team of would-be engineers to take part in the 2018 KMF Young Engineer of the Year initiative. The project aims to get young people enthusiastic about engineering and involves colleges across Staffordshire competing in a different challenge each […]

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Meet F. Ball at your local Trade Show

The F. Ball team are out and about at several distributor trade shows this month. Trade shows are a great opportunity to meet the team and see live demonstrations of F. Ball products with the chance to put your questions to our experts. There will also be plenty of giveaways as well as free coffee […]

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Styccobond F49 adhesive just got even better

F. Ball has extended the use of its revolutionary Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS adhesive to the installation of skirting, coving and capping, while introducing a smaller, innovative packaging solution to deliver added convenience and minimise waste. Following extensive testing, the temperature tolerant, pressure sensitive adhesive has now been approved for use with flooring accessories typically […]

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