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Stopgap 114

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Absorbent and non-absorbent surfaces. For use with Stopgap Green Bag Powder


Styccobond F3

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An aqueous dispersion adhesive which offers excellent wet grab and benefits from an early build up of strength. It is protected against biodegradation and is suitable for use over normal underfloor heating installations. ...


Stopgap 128

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Absorbent surfaces. For use with Stopgap Green Bag Powder.



Stopgap Fast-Track 30

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STOPGAP FAST-TRACK 30 is a rapid setting and rapid drying, self-levelling smoothing underlayment that incorporates the latest advances in cement technology providing a truly fast track solution. It is suitable for use in light to heavy-duty...


Stopgap 200 Smooth

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Stopgap 200 Powder Mixed with Stopgap 200 Acrylic Liquid ...


Stopgap P121

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An acrylic primer designed to promote the adhesion of Stopgap smoothing underlayments over synthetic anhydrite screeds.


Stopgap P131

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Neoprene emulsion primer to promote adhesion of Stopgap smoothing underlayments to both absorbent and non-absorbent surfaces. Designed to prevent rapid drying of adhesives and smoothing underlayments.


Stopgap 200 Liquid

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For use with Stopgap 200 Powder.



Stopgap 400 Repair

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Stopgap 400 Powder Mixed with Water ...


Stopgap 460 Exterior

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Stopgap 460 Powder Mixed with Water ...


Stopgap 500 Micro

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Stopgap 500 Micro-Coat Powder mixed with Water ...


Stopgap 600 Base

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A water mix, base compound designed for use where floor levels need to be raised quickly and economically. Suitable for pump application. Stopgap 600 is self-smoothing, dimensionally stable and fast drying, it should be capped with


Styccobond F12

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A multi-purpose adhesive used to spot stick carpet tiles and perimeter fix rubber foam backed carpets. A flammable, rubber resin adhesive, it can withstand normal cleaning techniques.




Stopgap Seal

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Clear, single component, water-dispersed polyurethane sealer designed to be applied to Stopgap 800 Wearcoat to protect the floor and ease maintenance by reducing the adhesion of dirt and other debris. Stopgap Seal is also resistant to many of the...






Styccobond F21

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A traditional high temperature bitumen/rubber dipping grade emulsion. Non-flammable, it is also protected against biodegradation.


Styccobond F30

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A synthetic rubber/resin adhesive used to prevent fibre loss when seaming the clean cut edges of carpets. Requires the Styccobond F30 Dispenser Bottle.


Styccobond F40

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A synthetic polymer emulsion designed to provide a dual bond system. A solvent free, water based adhesive which dries to form a transparent, permanently tacky coating and is suitable for use over underfloor heating installations. ...


Styccobond F41

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A solvent free emulsion adhesive designed to provide a permanently tacky film to prevent loose lay carpet tiles from moving. It allows the tile to be lifted and replaced easily without remedial work. Non-flammable and resistant to plasticiser...


Styccobond F44

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A solvent free acrylic emulsion adhesive which is designed to give a high bond strength, strong initial tack and a long open time. It is protected against biodegradation and is suitable for use over normal underfloor heating installations. ...


Styccobond F45

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A non-staining, co-polymer emulsion, this adhesive has particularly good resistance to PVC plasticisers. Non-flammable and protected against biodegradation, it will withstand normal wet cleaning techniques and is suitable for use over underfloor...


Styccobond F46

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Solvent free adhesive that dries to a permanent tack. To minimise the effect of adhesive shadowing through thin vinyl/PVC floorcoverings, the adhesive can be trowel applied and flattened with a paint roller. Indefinite open time. ...


Styccobond F47

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A solvent free acrylic polymer emulsion adhesive for vinyl floorcoverings. It dries to a permanent tacky film and is used to reduce the incidence of trowel serrations shadowing through thin vinyl flooring. To be used in conjunction with Isolator...


Styccobond F48 PLUS

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STYCCOBOND F48 PLUS is a fibre-reinforced, solvent free adhesive having high resistance to both heat and PVC plasticisers making it suitable for use in conservatories and areas where floor to ceiling windows are installed. It is protected against...


Styccobond F49

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STYCCOBOND F49 HYBRID PS is a temperature tolerant, water-based pressure sensitive adhesive for bonding vinyl floorcoverings. It is designed for use in conservatories, areas where floor to ceiling windows are installed and other areas where...


Styccobond F52

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Designed to provide a rigid setting bond. Suitable for underfloor heating installations.


Styccobond F54

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A non-flammable, synthetic rubber emulsion which is a safer alternative to traditional gum spirits. It has a greater level of initial grab and moisture resistance than lignin paste. Protected against biodegradation and suitable for use over...


Styccobond F57

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Solvent free, carbon fibre filled acrylic conductive adhesive designed to give a high bond strength, with a strong initial tack and long open time. Has good plasticiser resistance and is also protected against biodegradation. Suitable for application...


Styccobond F58

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Acrylic emulsion adhesive designed to give a high bond strength and high initial tack. Suitable for installation over normal underfloor heating installations. ...


Styccobond F60

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A solution of synthetic rubber and resin in flammable solvent. Primarily used to secure PVC and rubber coving and skirting. The adhesive is applied to both surfaces by spreader or brush and combines quick drying with a 30 minute open time. It is...


Styccobond F61

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A solution of synthetic rubber and resin in flammable solvent. The combination of a quick drying time and a long open time, makes it particularly useful for use on stairs and steps.


Styccobond F66

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A solvent free, low odour adhesive ideal for fixing to vertical as well as horizontal surfaces. Easy to apply by brush or notched spreader, it has a long open time and can be reactivated by heat. ...


Styccobond F73 PLUS

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STYCCOBOND F73 PLUS is a single pack, fibre-reinforced moisture curing heavy duty flooring adhesive suitable for installing a wide range of floorcoverings and for artificial grass. It is water resistant and suitable for outdoor use.  It is resistant...


Styccobond F74

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One part moisture curing polyurethane adhesive. When cured it is resistant to water, oil and grease. Suitable for use over normal underfloor heating installations. When fully cured, the water resistance makes it ideal for indoor and outdoor...


Stopgap F77

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STOPGAP F77 is a solvent free two part epoxy resin system which cures to provide a waterproof surface membrane. STOPGAP F77 impedes the passage of residual construction moisture and rising damp from affecting subsequent floorcovering...


Stopgap F78

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STOPGAP F78 is a solvent free, one component, ready to use system which dries rapidly to provide a waterproof surface membrane. STOPGAP F78 impedes the passage of residual construction moisture from affecting subsequent floorcovering installations,...


Styccobond F81

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A solvent free, two part epoxy adhesive. When cured it is resistant to water, oil and grease. Suitable for use over normal underfloor heating installations. When fully cured, the water resistance makes it ideal for indoor and outdoor installations...


Styccobond F84

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A two part adhesive specifically designed to secure a range of sheet floorcoverings to the Stopgap Isolator Membrane. Suitable for use in areas that are subject to high levels of moisture. When cured it is resistant to water, oil and grease.


Styccobond B90

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PVA emulsion adhesive protected against biodegradation. Dries to a colourless transparent film. Designed for jointing wooden tongue & groove flooring. Water resistant to D3 of BS EN204.


Styccobond B92

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A solvent based synthetic resin adhesive used to install a range of wood floorcoverings. It has a long open time, is quick setting and develops a high bond strength.


Styccobond B95

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A flexible adhesive specially designed to accommodate natural movement in wood flooring over its lifetime. A high performance single component wood adhesive which is both environmentally friendly and user friendly. Solvent free and non-flammable, it...


Stopgap P141

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Acrylic primer designed to promote adhesion of STOPGAP levelling compounds to non-absorbent subfloors. STOPGAP P141 contains recycled uPVC pulver that dries to a hard, textured surface to enhance bond performance. ...


Stopgap Fill and Prime

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STOPGAP FILL AND PRIME is a two-component, fast drying flexible cement based primer suitable for use over raised access panels and substrates with well-bonded, waterproof residues of adhesives prior to the direct application of Stopgap 700 Superflex...


Styccobond F1

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Natural rubber latex, general-purpose adhesive. For seaming use in conjunction with an appropriate joining tape and to seal the edges of traditional carpets to prevent fibre loss.


Styccoclean C140

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Concentrated alkaline liquid detergent for the removal of grease, oil and some adhesive. Can also be used to strip emulsion based polish from floorcoverings.


Styccoclean Solvent

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A non-flammable solvent used for the removal of contaminants such as grease and oil from the back of floorcoverings and accessories prior to installation. Also assists in the removal of some adhesives from the surface of carpets and floorcoverings.


Stycco Wipes

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Stycco-Wipes are specially formulated to remove adhesive, sealants, oil, grease, lacquer, tar bitumen, wet paint and more from hands and tools. ...


Stycco Flex

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STYCCO FLEX is suitable for fixing stair nosings without the need for mechanical fixing to suitably sound substrates. It is also suitable for securing carpet gripper, PVC cladding, skirting boards, architrave and trims. STYCCO FLEX has outstanding...


Stopgap SRS

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STOPGAP SRS is a solvent free low viscosity two component renovation material designed to quickly stabilise and reinforce screeds comprising of cement and calcium sulphate, including those containing hot water heating pipes. The product readily fills...


Stycco Seal

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STYCCO SEAL is a one component silicone sealant for use where smooth floorcoverings butt up to non- porous surfaces such as ceramics, glass, metal and many plastics. ...


Styccobond Application Gun

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For application of Stycco Flex and Stycco Seal


Styccobond Applicator Gun

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For application of Styccobond B95 Back


Stopgap Mixing Bucket

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Heavy Duty bucket for mixing single units of all Stopgap levelling Compounds


Stopgap Measuring Bucket

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Digital Hygrometer

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Before bonding a decorative floorcovering to a cementitious or synthetic anhydrite screed base, it is essential that a moisture test be carried out to ensure that the base is sufficiently dry to receive the selected floorcovering. ...


Protimeter AquantTM

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This small, hand-held meter uses a non-invasive, pinless radio frequency to easily identify potential moisture levels in subfloors. The dual LCD and LED displays quickly indicate whether a floor needs fully testing for moisture.


Protimeter MMS2

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The moisture you cannot see matters most when cleaning and restoring a property after water damage from storms, floods or fires. From hidden mold to unseen structural damage, undetected moisture damages health and property and its oversight can...


Stopgap Aggregate

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For the application of thicker F. Ball underlayments. Always refer to specific datasheets for particular underlayments for suitability and thickness.


Styccobond F30 Dispenser Bottle

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For use applying Styccobond F30


Styccobond V Notched Trowels

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For Adhesive Application


Stopgap Smoothing Trowel

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For the application of Stopgap Smoothing Underlayments.


Styccobond Notched Spreader

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Styccobond Safety Spreader

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Fibre applicator for contact adhesives


Stopgap Felt Roller

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Long handled roller for the application of primers and sealers.


Stopgap Spiked Roller

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Long handled de-airator used for the application of Stopgap Underlayments.


Stopgap Flooring Roller

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Weighted metal roller used in the installation of floorcoverings.


Styccobond Glyda

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Metal presser used in the installation of Foam Backed Carpet and Felt Back Vinyl.


Styccobond S931

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An acrylic primer designed to promote the adhesion of Stopgap smoothing underlayments.

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Gripsotape Range

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Impact Tape

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Double sided tape of pressure sensitive adhesive on a fine webbing carrier.


Stopgap 1m Flat Wood Rule

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Stopgap Araseur

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Floorcovering trimmer with two blades.


Stopgap Barrier Foam

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Prevents the flow of Smoothing Underlayments into unwanted areas. Used as an alternative to pinned down battens. Available in two sizes (15mm x 15mm x 1m) & (30mm x 30mm x 1m).


Stopgap Isolator

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A loose lay, impervious laminated sheet, designed to provide a moisture barrier to subfloors which are damp and to those which can not be prepared by traditional methods, due to surface contamination. ...


Stopgap Jointing Tape

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Stopgap Isolator Jointing Tape is a thin metallised self-adhesive jointing tape that can be used to provide extra stability to the installation. The use of this impervious tape along the seams of Stopgap Isolator Membrane provides additional...


Stopgap Knee Pads

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Pair of protective knee pads. Available in leather felt cushion and PVC sponge cushion.


Stopgap Power Whisks

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For the fast and efficient mixing of underlayments used with an electric drill


Stopgap Scuttle

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To clean the Stopgap Spiked Roller and Roller insets. Also for use with Roller Applied Products.


Stopgap Spiked Shoes

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Overshoes to be used when working with Smoothing Underayments.


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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 to answer any queries over the telephone or by e-mail and currently deal...


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Using this search facility you will be able to identify the latest recommendations for the most appropriate adhesives to use with over 6000 brand name floorcoverings from over 200 leading international manufacturers. ...


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The Company occupied premises in Lower Kennington Lane in south east London where a range of products for the shoe and leather trade was developed. The partnership with William Cowburn was dissolved and in 1898 a new one formed with William Collis,...


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Product Data Sheets for all technical details about F. Ball products can be downloaded here: Firstly, select the appropriate category from the list below and then select the individual product to view or print the data sheet.


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A selection of case studies are available to view, illustrating just some of the installations that have been successfully completed with the help of F. Ball products.


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Declarations of Performance for all technical details about F. Ball products can be downloaded here. Firstly, select the appropriate category from the list below and then select the individual product to view or print the declaration.


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Compliance Data Sheets for all F. Ball products can be downloaded here: Firstly, select the appropriate category from the list below and then select the individual product to view or print the data sheet.


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Safety Data Sheets for all F. Ball products can be downloaded here: Firstly, select the appropriate category from the list below and then select the individual product to view or print the data sheet.


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F. Ball and Co. Ltd. are at the forefront in the development and manufacture of innovative flooring adhesives and floor preparation products for the worldwide contract flooring industry.

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Our corporate video shows you what we are all about at F. Ball and Co. Ltd. [video]


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Our video should help you understand how to install Wooden Flooring, using our products. [video vimeo=66902993]


Moisture Check

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We have created a video to help you find out if you have moisture within your sub floor, and if so, how to treat it. [video vimeo=66902956]


Birmingham City Hospital

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The swift support offered by F. Ball's expert technical team enabled flooring contractors to easily select and apply the ideal Styccobond adhesives and Stopgap subfloor preparation products at an ante-natal clinic for Birmingham's City Hospital. ...


Christ Church Primary School

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F. Ball's high performance subfloor preparation and adhesive products have been used to renovate the floor of a 160m2 school hall at Christ Church CE Primary School in Kent. ...


Christ Church School, Frome

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With use of the company's primers, floor smoothing compounds and adhesives, a floorcovering installation at the new Christ Church School in Frome proved to be a master class from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. ...


Eden Court Theatre

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F. Ball smoothing underlayment and adhesives have played starring roles in the installation of floorcoverings as part of the major refurbishment and extension of one of Scotland's busiest theatres, Eden Court at Inverness. ...


Electronics Factory

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A comprehensive package of F. Ball products specified for a 9250m² flooring installation at the regional headquarters of a world leader in electronics manufacturing services, helped contractors to meet the technical challenges presented by the scale...


F. Ball STEPS into Refurbishment

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd. has donated market-leading subfloor preparation products and flooring adhesives to the STEPS charity in Leicestershire. Stopgap Isolator Membrane and Styccobond F47 adhesive were used as part of an extensive refurbishment of the...


Gorsey Bank School, Cheshire

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Flooring contractors faced with timber beams infilled with insulation and overlaid with plywood, used Stopgap 700 Superflex smoothing underlayment to provide a surface suitable for the installation of carpet tiles. The project was a new wing for the...


Gym4all

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F. Ball's Stopgap Green Bag 128 smoothing underlayment has been used to create a smooth and durable surface prior to the installation of floorcoverings at two newly constructed Gym4all fitness centres. F. Ball's Styccobond F46 pressure sensitive...


Hatfield Business Park, Herts

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F. Ball's high performance Stopgap subfloor preparation products and Styccobond adhesives have been specified as part of a £100 million investment at Hatfield Business Park, Hertfordshire. Meeting the varied flooring demands for the office space and...


Ilston Grange

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Stopgap 1100 Gypsum smoothing underlayment has been used to achieve a luxurious floor finish for a beautiful family home, set in rural Leicestershire. The new, high performance product is specially formulated for use over calcium sulphate screeds,...


Langstone Business Park, Havant

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The conversion of an existing warehouse on the Langstone Business Park, Havant, into offices required the treating of subfloors in very poor condition with market leading floor preparation and adhesive products from F. Ball. ...


LinkedIn Offices, Amsterdam

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A range of high performance products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., the UK's leading manufacturer of flooring adhesives and subfloor preparation products, have been used in the refurbishment of luxury office space at the LinkedIn Dutch headquarters in...


London City Airport

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F. Ball's Stopgap 700 Superflex smoothing underlayment and range of high-performance adhesives have been used to refurbish the stairways and departure and arrivals lounges at London City Airport. ...


London Festival of Architecture 2008

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F. Ball’s Isolator membrane played a vital role in an unusual and eye-catching element of the London Festival of Architecture 2008. ...


Longton Cottage Hospital

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd.'s new high performance smoothing underlayment, Stopgap 1200 Pro, has been used to create a professional, hygienic floor in the Ainsley Ward of Longton Cottage Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent. The low odour smoothing underlayment, which...


Monkey Forest, Staffordshire

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Securing a luxury vinyl floorcovering in a restaurant subject to high temperature gain from floor-to-ceiling glazing has been successfully achieved using F. Ball and Co. Ltd.'s Styccobond F48 High Temperature Grade Vinyl Adhesive. ...


MV Discovery

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F. Ball's range of marine approved Stopgap subfloor preparation products and Styccobond flooring adhesives have been used to repair and upgrade the floors on board the global cruise ship, MV Discovery. F. Ball’s products provided the reassurance of...


National Gallery, London

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F. Ball's high performance Styccobond B95 flexible wood flooring adhesive has been used to install 400m² of new timber flooring at the National Gallery, London. Prior to installation, the subfloor was prepared using Stopgap Green Bag 128 smoothing...


Natural History Museum, London

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Stopgap Isolator Membrane, has been used in one of London's oldest museums. It was specified as part of the refurbishment of the Natural History Museum's Spencer Gallery to ensure that existing solid oak flooring could be retained underneath a new...


Norwich City FC

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Styccobond F58 rubber floorcovering adhesive from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., the UK's leading manufacturer of flooring adhesives and subfloor preparation products, has been used in the refurbishment of the Barclays Stand at Norwich City Football Club. ...


One Hyde Park

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High performance Styccobond B95 flexible wood flooring adhesive from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., the UK's leading manufacturer of flooring adhesives and subfloor preparation products, has been used in the refurbishment of a multimillion apartment in the...


Open Air School, Amsterdam

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F. Ball’s subfloor preparation and flooring adhesive products have been used to renovate the floors of the four storey Open Air School in Amsterdam, one of the city’s national monuments. After the building won one million Euros towards a...


Paddington Academy

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Under pressure to complete flooring installation despite a wet concrete slab, Middlesex Flooring used 1,000 m² of F. Ball’s Isolator membrane to allow work to continue without delay. The Isolator formed part of a larger contract at the new...


Paultons Cricket Club

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A high performance smoothing compound and adhesive from F. Ball's market leading range, were used in the recent refurbishment of an outdoor batting area at Paultons Cricket Club in Ower, Southampton. An ultra smooth and durable surface was required...


Peacocks Office Headquarters

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A range of high performance floor smoothing underlayments by F. Ball have been used to deliver a smooth, resilient and high quality finish for office floors in the headquarters of high street fashion retailer, Peacocks, in Cardiff. A combination of...


Queen Mary Hospital, Kent

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Floorcovering installations do not come any more demanding than in the main kitchens of a busy hospital. This was a challenge successfully achieved with the help of Stopgap 300 HD, a heavy-duty smoothing underlayment and Styccobond F84 adhesive. ...


Queen Mary II

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd’s range of marine approved Stopgap subfloor preparation products and Styccobond flooring adhesives have been used on the Queen Mary 2, a luxury ocean cruise liner. Specified for the public areas of the liner, F. Ball’s...


RAF Museum, London

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F. Ball's Styccobond F3 flooring adhesive has been used to install new carpet on the walkways of the Bomber Command and Battle of Britain exhibition halls at the RAF Museum in London. Open to visitors throughout the year, the RAF Museum contains a...


River Park Cafe

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The new minimum preparation, maximum performance smoothing underlayment from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., has been used in the recent refurbishment of a contemporary leisure centre café, in Winchester. Stopgap 1200 Pro, one of F. Ball’s ‘next...


Rudyard Sailability

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd., has donated a range of high performance subfloor preparation products for the recent refurbishment of a sailing boathouse in Staffordshire. The boathouse at Rudyard Sailability, the specialist charity for people living with...


Secombe Theatre, Surrey

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Styccobond F46 pressure sensitive acrylic flooring adhesive proved highly successful during the installation of vinyl flooring onto a non-absorbent subfloor at the Secombe Theatre in Surrey. ...


Sheden Interiors

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Faced with some 3,000m² of very rough concrete floor to prepare for floor laying, Shedon Interiors Ltd opted for the speed and cost-effectiveness of F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s Stopgap 600 Base, a deep section compound. ...


St. Charles’ Hospital

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F. Ball’s high performance subfloor preparation products and flooring adhesives have been installed at St. Charles Hospital, London. Specified for the main reception area and a number of access and service corridors by flooring contractors Shedon...


St. George’s Hospital, Tooting

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F. Ball’s high performance subfloor preparation products have been used in the refurbishment of a 1500m² library floor at Saint George’s Hospital, a leading teaching hospital in Tooting, London. Stopgap Green Bag, latex-free smoothing...


Stanhope Primary School, Middlesex

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The speed, ease of use and rapid drying time of Stopgap 600 Base, a deep section base compound, has enabled the installation of a new floorcovering in a school conversion to be completed in just one week. ...


The Building Centre, London

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Stopgap 600 deep section base compound and Stopgap 700 Superflex smoothing underlayment provided a simple, quick and cost-effective solution to floor levelling as part of a major refurbishment at The Building Centre in Store Street, London. ...


The Doctors Laboratory Ltd, London

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The seemingly impossible challenge of installing a floorcovering onto a wooden floor that later has to be restored to its original condition has been overcome thanks Stopgap Isolator Membrane. ...


Whiteley Electronics, Portsmouth

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Flooring contractors have successfully completed the installation of new static dissipative floorcoverings at the premises of one of the UK's leading electronics manufacturers with the help of F. Ball's Styccobond F57 Conductive Adhesive. ...


Wimbledon – Centre Court

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F. Ball's high performance Stopgap subfloor preparation products and flooring adhesives have been specified for the areas surrounding the Centre Court at Wimbledon. As part of an extensive upgrade of the Centre Court, managed by main contractors...


Fosse Park Shopping Centre

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F. Ball’s Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS vinyl adhesive, a revolutionary development in temperature tolerant adhesives, has been used to install luxury vinyl tiles in a shopping park food court that is subject to temperature change and...


Plymouth City Centre Offices

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Products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., leading manufacturer of subfloor preparation products, have been used in the refurbishment of a city centre commercial space in Plymouth. Contractors, Lang & Potter, used F. Ball’s new Styccobond F49 Hybrid...


Littledown Leisure Centre, Bournemouth

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS vinyl adhesive, a revolutionary development in temperature tolerant adhesives, has been used to install luxury vinyl tiles in a swimming pool viewing gallery at the Littledown Centre...


Macclesfield New Build Property

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Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS, F. Ball’s new hybrid, water-based temperature tolerant adhesive, has been used alongside a range of other products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. to install luxury vinyl tile floorcoverings in a new residential...


Kings College London

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A range of F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s high-performance flooring adhesives have been used to refurbish the floors of bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens in Kings College London’s student halls in Hampstead. ...


Westfields Shopping Centre, Stratford

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s high performance subfloor preparation products have been used to create a safe, sound and hard-wearing floor prior to the installation of solid oak flooring in the walkways of the shopping centre in the Olympic village in...


Staffordshire Primary School

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s high performance Styccobond F74 flooring adhesive has been used by contractors at B & P Flooring in Basford to adhere artificial grass to the walkway outside Highfields Primary School in Alsager, Stoke-on-Trent. The use...


Chesterfield Apartments

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s Stopgap Fast-Track 30 Rapid Set, Rapid Dry smoothing underlayment and Styccobond F46 pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive have been used to install Polyflex vinyl floor tiles in the hallways of an apartment building in...


Watford Colosseum

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High performance smoothing underlayments and adhesives from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., have played a key role in the restoration of 1,700sqm of flooring at the Watford Colosseum, Hertfordshire. The use of F. Ball products helped create a durable and...


Channel 5 News Studio

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High performance Stopgap 800 Wearcoat smoothing underlayment from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., has been used in the recent renovation of a Channel 5 news studio, in London.  The 280sqm basement area, and soon-to-be setting for prime-time Channel 5 news...


Leicestershire Home

Case Studies

Stopgap 1100 Gypsum smoothing underlayment has been used to achieve a luxurious floor finish for a beautiful family home, set in rural Leicestershire. The new, high performance product is specially formulated for use over calcium sulphate screeds,...


ITV Studios, Cardiff

Case Studies

A range of F. Ball and Co. Ltd.'s high performance floor levelling compounds and smoothing underlayments have been used to create a high quality, professional floor finish at the new ITV News Studios, at Assembly Square, in Cardiff Bay. Stopgap 600...


CooperVision Contact Lens Manufacturer

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Market leading products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. have been used in the refurbishment of the CooperVision contact lens manufacturing warehouse in Southampton. High performance Stopgap F77 waterproof surface membrane was used to cover the...


Hop Farm Family Park, Kent

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A range of products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd, the UK's leading manufacturer of flooring adhesives and floor preparation products, have been used to create a durable and attractive floor finish at The Hop Farm Family Park, in Paddock Wood, Kent....


Software House, Middlesex

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A range of market leading adhesives and floor preparation products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. have been used to refurbish reception areas and demonstration suites, in record time, at a stylish software house in Middlesex. Stopgap 700 Superflex...


British Cardiovascular Society

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Adhesives from leading manufacturer of subfloor preparation products, F. Ball and Co. Ltd., have been used to deliver a high quality flooring refurbishment of the British Cardiovascular Society offices in Fitzrovia, London. H.I.S. Contracts, also...


Dreamland Amusement Park

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A range of high performance floor preparation products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. have been used in refurbishment work at Dreamland; Britain’s oldest amusement park, situated in Margate. Contractors from Hi-Spec Flooring used Stopgap Green Bag...


Long Barn Garden Centre

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s Stopgap Fill and Prime two component flexible cement-based primer and Stopgap 700 flexible smoothing underlayment have been used to prepare the subfloor of Long Barn Garden Centre in Alresford, Hampshire, prior to the...


Net-a-Porter

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Stopgap Fill and Prime, a two component, fast drying and flexible cement based primer from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., has been used to create a smooth subfloor surface prior to the installation of carpet tiles and vinyl floorcoverings, as part of the...


Fosse Shopping Park

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F. Ball’s Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS vinyl adhesive, a revolutionary development in temperature tolerant adhesives, has been used to install luxury vinyl tiles in a shopping park food court that is subject to temperature change and heavy footfall....


Luxury Seafront Apartments, Devon

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A high performance smoothing underlayment and waterproof surface membrane from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., the UK's leading manufacturer of flooring adhesives and subfloor preparation products, have been used to create a luxury floor finish at the new...


St John’s Hall, Penzance

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A range of high performance floor preparation products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. have been used to create a durable, professional floor finish at St. John’s Hall in Penzance, Cornwall, as part of a major refurbishment project. Contractors from...


Dumfries & Galloway Hospital, The Willows Unit

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Floor preparation products from F. Ball and Co Ltd. have been used to create a perfect floor finish at The Willows Children, Young People and Families Unit at the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. By using a combination of Stopgap 1200 Pro,...


Tolworth Primary School Library Bus

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s Stopgap 700 flexible smoothing underlayment and Styccobond F41 carpet tile tackifier have been used in the refurbishment of a thirty-year-old Routemaster bus to create a library for children at Tolworth Nursery, Infant and...


University of South Wales

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F. Ball’s Stopgap 1200 Pro High Performance Smoothing Underlayment, a fast drying and fast setting smoothing underlayment and Styccobond F44 acrylic adhesive, have been used to create a high quality vinyl floor finish in the Atrium building of the...


Aberdeen Children’s Hospital

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High performance products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. were used to refurbish the flooring in the main entrance of the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital in Aberdeen, Scotland. Stopgap P131 general purpose primer, Stopgap 300 HD smoothing underlayment...


Residential Project, Leicestershire

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F. Ball’s Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS vinyl adhesive, a revolutionary development in temperature tolerant adhesives, has been used to install luxury vinyl tiles in a residential property that is exposed to extreme solar gain, due to having floor to...


Spire Hospital, Nottingham

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High performance products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. including Stopgap F78 waterproof surface membrane, Stopgap 300 smoothing underlayment and Styccobond F44 acrylic adhesive were used to install 6,500m2 of vinyl flooring at the Spire...


Littledown Centre, Bournemouth

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS vinyl adhesive, a revolutionary development in temperature tolerant adhesives, has been used to install luxury vinyl tiles in a swimming pool viewing gallery at the Littledown Centre in Bournemouth....


Victorian Property Refurbishment, Grantham

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High performance Styccobond B95 flexible wood flooring adhesive from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. has been used to install parquet herringbone wood block flooring in the refurbishment of a residential Victorian property in Grantham, Lincolnshire. ...


Residential Property, Oxfordshire

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F. Ball and Co. Ltd.’s Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS, water-based temperature tolerant adhesive, has been used to install luxury vinyl tiles in a heavily glazed kitchen, in a residential property in Oxfordshire. ...


Office Refurbishment, East London

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F. Ball’s Stopgap 800 Wearcoat, a self-levelling wearing surface, has been used to create a high quality floor surface as part of the refurbishment of a 1930s’ office building in East London. ...


Retail Store, Plymouth

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A range of subfloor preparation products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., have been used to prepare the subfloor of a store in Plymouth, prior to the installation of vinyl floorcoverings. Stopgap 850 Exterior floor levelling compound, Stopgap F77...


Church of the Good Shepherd, Surrey

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A range of high performance floor preparation products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. have been used to create a stunning new floor at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Pyrford, Surrey. Contractors initially used Stopgap F77 waterproof surface membrane...


Suffolk County Hospital

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Donnelly Watson Flooring, based in Ipswich, opted for fast-track subfloor preparation products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. to create a perfectly smooth, hardwearing base for the receipt of vinyl floorcoverings as part of a canteen refurbishment at...


White Horse

Case Studies

Products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd., including the company’s Stopgap 1200 Pro levelling compound and...