Frequently asked questions

Find answers to some of our most commonly asked questions:

The definition of acme is the point at which something is at its best or most highly developed.

The ACME Flooring and Paving Company was founded in 1864 the same year Tower Bridge was built and produced the ACME Anti Skid panels which where the best available at the time.
Midland Industrial Flooring today continues  the products produced whilst continuing to develop  and improving using the modern materials available today.

No, there are major differences in both quality and what can be used to meet legal and specification standards.

Types of composite materials: –

Engineered Plywood, Combi-Board, Marine Plywood,  Far Eastern Plywood, Fibre Reinforced Plastics, Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastics, Moulded FRP, Moulded GRP, Pultruded FRP, Pultruded GRP

Only your specific application will define which one is right for you, contact us for more details and advice

No, this is because of the wide range of interchangeable options

These are some of the options available which all effect price and life cycle: –

  • Extensive range of colours
  • Bespoke range of sizes
  • Choice of thickness
  • Choice of level of slip-resistant surfaces
  • Light weight variations
  • Chemical and stain resistant
  • Non-conductive
  • Impact resistant
  • Thermal range resistant and insulating
  • Tough and durable
  • Optional DDA Compliance
  • Optional fire retardency to BS476 part 7 class 2 vertical surface spread of flame, EN ISO 9239-1 horizontal surface spread of flame and EN ISO 11925-2 ignitability test
  • Design life
  • Cutting and profiling
  • Fixing method
  • Sub-Deck
  • Preparation requirements of existing deck/floor
  • Environmental conditions
  • Access requirements
  • Site limitations

All are application specific, best option is to Contact us for more details its quick and you will find what is best for your requirements.

Yes.  We have been manufacturing and installing ACME panels since 1982
One of our highly skilled engineers will visit the site to carry out a survey and moisture test, we can then provide you with a detailed range of options to best meet your requirements.  Contact us now for further support
This is something that can be included as part of the quotation, or we can provide you with the specification we require.
This would depend on a number of factors such as the system installed, temperature and the type of traffic using it.  We will be able to confirm this with our quotation.
Yes.  We hold records of all works previously undertaken, with the specification used and any associated drawings enabling us to assist with your enquiry. Contact us now with your bridge details and see if we can help you 

Yes, but we are happy to offer all levels of support including supply only if you have your own installation team

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Examples of over 1250; footbridges; road bridges; railway station platforms; railway station over bridges; pontoons; RORO ferry terminal walkways and road loading ramps; Industrial manufacturing sites and warehousing.

  • Local Authority: – Corporation of London – Tower bridge bascules, roadway and walkway
  • Network Rail: – Limehouse Railway Station 1483 m²
  • Manchester Metro Link (MPT phases 1,2 and 3) station stairs, platforms and track crossings
  • Canal and River Trust: – West India Dock Gates
  • Ports and Harbours: –  Dover Harbour Board All RORO road loading ramps
  • Industrial manufacturing: – Rolls Royce PLC
  • Industrial warehousing: – W H Smith

Also, happy to help with projects like: – Ashtree Primary School and Nursery entrance ramp 2m²

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