Conductive Flooring System
Amiri Diwan, Doha, Qatar
The Amiri Diwan government complex consists of the offices of the Amir, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, as well as the Council of Ministers' buildings. The complex is the symbolic, ceremonial and administrative centre of the State.
Prestigious project for Prince's palace
New electrical and ancillary rooms were constructed for the Prince's palace according to international standards. The project needed high quality of electrostatically conductive epoxy flooring system with high chemical and mechanical resistance. The system should have electrostatic resistance to earth RE < 106 Ω.
Sika Solution: Sikafloor Earthing Kit
Sika proposed a system using earthing connections using Sikafloor Earthing Kit for ensuring long term performance. The system used:
- Primer: Sikafloor®-161
- Earthing connection: Sikafloor® Earthing Kit
- Conductive coat: Sikafloor®-220 W Conductive
- Conductive wearing course: Sikafloor®-381 AS
- Repair/levelling mortar: Sikafloor®-83 EpoCem® (7 mm)
Electrostatic discharge system
The area applied with Sikafloor electrostatic discharge system was about 3000 m2. The system conforms to the requirements of DIN IEC 61340-4-1.
The main contractor has been Seef Contracting, Qatar.
Consultants: Arab Engineering Bureau (AED); Applicator: Cre – Tech, Qatar.