A CARRcrete MicroFloor Microcement Overlay
A CARRcrete MicroFloor Microcement Overlay

MicroFloor Microcement

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Micro Overlay Systems

Most micro cement and micro screed applicators within the UK simply white label products from the EU, while there’s nothing inherently wrong with this, it does keep you tied to the limitations of your suppliers products.

From the outset, we chose to be different and develop our own micro overlay products. Our director quickly identified the weak points in the formulation of products currently available in the market and sort to replace these weaknesses with greatly improved ingredients alongside enhanced product attributes.

Why go to all this trouble, time and expense? Quite simple, we don’t settle second best and never have, we are in this business to be in the premier league.

Many of the competing products are way too soft to be seen as a viable option for flooring, they simply aren’t durable enough. They scratch and dent very easily due to their inherent inclusion of liquid polymers and calcium carbonate. Ingredients often defended by their formulators due their inexpensive nature thus increasing profitability.

Our cementitious overlay products incorporate recycled glass particles and graded quartz for considerably more durability than the average micro cement.

But even with all this extra toughness, our product is still suitable for application over water fed underfloor heating systems and for trafficked areas in domestic, commercial and industrial environments.

To aid in protection of our overlays, we use a bespoke topical blend of UV stable urethane polymers which give additional stain and abrasion resistance and enhance the natural pigments we use.

Why go to all this trouble, time and expense? Quite simple, we don’t settle second best and never have, we are in this business to be in the premier league.

Many of the competing products are way too soft to be seen as a viable option for flooring, they simply aren’t durable enough. They scratch and dent very easily due to their inherent inclusion of liquid polymers and calcium carbonate. Ingredients often defended by their formulators due their inexpensive nature thus increasing profitability.

Our cementitious overlay products incorporate recycled glass particles and graded quartz for considerably more durability than the average micro cement.

But even with all this extra toughness, our product is still suitable for application over water fed underfloor heating systems and for trafficked areas in domestic, commercial and industrial environments.

To aid in protection of our overlays, we use a bespoke topical blend of UV stable urethane polymers which give additional stain and abrasion resistance and enhance the natural pigments we use.

Facts At A Glance

  • For application of rigid surfaces such as cementitious screed, concrete, tiles

  • Compatible with water fed underfloor heating systems

  • Total thickness < 3mm

  • 100’s of colour tones and combinations

  • Suitable for domestic, commercial and industrial applications

  • Sealed with high performance urethane polymers

MicroFloor by CARRcrete

This is CARRcrete’s answer to the micro cement flooring aesthetic. But unlike the average micro cement it’s tough, much tougher than the competition and what we use to redo, failed floor overlay systems.

We always make our samples to order and offer a colour palette of hundreds of tones all from the natural organic pigments we use.

MicroFloor is laid at a thickness of between less than 3mm and suitable for applying over strong and stable cementitious screeds, concrete or over tiles.

MicroFloor is made from high strength rapid hardening cements, powdered flexible polymers, recycled glass and quartz powder. 

The product is trowelled over the surface in multiple thin coats to create that unique cloudy look we all love about Micro cement flooring.

The look is not too dissimilar to our InfinityFloor Cream finish.

Facts At A Glance

  • For application of rigid vertical surfaces such as cement board, cement coated insulation, plasterboard

  • Can be used in bathroom and kitchens etc

  • Total thickness < 2.5mm

  • 100’s of colour tones and combinations

  • Suitable for domestic, commercial and industrial applications

  • Sealed with high performance urethane polymers

MicroWall by CARRcrete

A microcement wall using CARRcrete MicroWall

MicroWall is essentially the same product as MicroFloor with a few subtle differences. The particles of glass are finer with a greater degree of surface flexibility to allow for micro movements in walls. 

We have also incorporated several applicator specific attributes such as increased suction and reduce sag during installation. These greatly improve the application experience.

Overall, MicroWall is a much more durable approach to covering walls than Tadelakt or Venetian plaster whilst offering a similar look. 

We seal all of our MicroWall projects with multiple coats of premium urethane based coatings for enhanced water, stain and chemical resistance.

Facts At A Glance

  • For application of rigid surfaces such as cementitious screed, concrete, tiles

  • Compatible with water fed underfloor heating systems

  • Thickness 5mm - 15mm (dependant on aggregate choice)

  • Wide range of aggregate choices

  • 100’s of colour tones and combinations

  • Suitable for domestic, commercial and industrial applications

  • Sealed with high performance urethane polymers

MicroTerrazzo by CARRcrete

A Terrazzo floor using CARRcrete MicroTerrazzo

If you fancy something completely unique with an aggregated polished finish. Then our MicroTerrazzo could possibly be the product for you.

The joy of MicroTerrazzo is the versatility of colour for both the base material and your choice of aggregates, from glass to granite, quartz to limestone. These micro aggregated floors are quickly becoming the product of choice when choosing finishes such as our InfinityFloor Stone.

As many concrete contractors will explain to you, getting a regular concrete slab suitable for a high specification polished finish is a great deal of work and often a leap into the unknown. This is why so many of our clients are now choosing this overlay option; the guesswork is simply removed.

This product is laid at a greater thickness of between 5mm - 15mm and suitable for applying over strong and stable cementitious screeds, concrete or over tiles.

MicroTerrazzo is a two stage process, where the substrate is initially prepared and terrazzo mixture applied, then left to cure and harden for a few days. But don’t be concerned our product hardens and cures rapidly at around 10x the rate of regular concrete, so your project timescales aren’t adversely affected.

Stage two includes a full diamond grind to expose the aggregate fully and diamond polishing to your required level of shine.