Sport Products Earn MFMA Certification

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Mar 16, 2023

The following Basic Coatings sealers and gloss sport floor finishes successfully earned the Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association® (MFMA) certification:

  • VersaSeal, a premium, clear, one-component waterbased sealer designed to be the “go-to” sealer for sport floors.
  • Player’s Choice One, a 1-component, colorless finish with exceptional durability and chemical resistance.
  • GymShoe®, a 2-component, clear, non-yellowing urethane waterbased floor finish designed to withstand high-traffic sports facilities.
  • StreetShoe® NXT, a 2-component waterbased floor finish with a 90% cure in 24 hours to put floors back in action quicker.

Each product was put to the test by Rolla Coatings to ensure they meet a high standard of performance on maple, beech, and birch floors, which includes beautification and protection. More specifically, these products met or exceeded expectations in the following categories:

  • Non-volatile content
  • Flash point
  • Gloss level
  • Package stability
  • Dry time
  • Sanding properties
  • Hardness
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Black heel mark resistance
  • Adhesion
  • Stain resistance
  • Slip resistance
  • Freeze-thaw resistance

VersaSeal, Player’s Choice One, GymShoe, and StreetShoe NXT are now listed on the Athletic Flooring Sealer and Finish Specifications and Conformance List and have MFMA logos featured on their product pages to signify this certification.

Basic Coatings is pleased to be an active member of MFMA, the only authoritative source of technical information about hard maple flooring. They publish grading standards, guide specifications, floor care recommendations, and specifications for athletic flooring sealers and finishes. Click here to learn more about MFMA.