F. Ball and Co. Ltd. – the UK’s leading manufacturer of flooring adhesives and floor preparation products for the contract flooring industry.

This site contains a wealth of information on our extensive product range, along with a selection of videos demonstrating their application.

The company keeps abreast of market developments by continually monitoring the needs of installers, distributors and specifiers and by maintaining on-going and close liaison with floorcovering manufacturers.

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 during the working day to answer any queries over the phone or by e-mail. On-site support is provided by a team of Technical Representatives, covering the UK and Ireland. A range of technical literature is also published by F. Ball including the annual ‘Recommended Adhesive Guide’ (RAG), featuring adhesive recommendations for over 6,000 floorcoverings from over 200 leading international floorcovering manufacturers.

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Welcome to F. Ball's Recommended Adhesives Guide - the most authorative guide to floorcovering and adhesive compatibility. Using this search facility you will be able to identify the latest recommendations for the most appropriate adhesives to use with over 5,500 brand name floorcoverings from over 200 leading manufacturers.


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On The Ball Competition

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F. Ball at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe 2022

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F. Ball has taken the title of ‘Adhesives Manufacturer of the Year’ at the CFJ/CFA Flooring Industry Awards 2022

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F. Ball debuted its latest water-mix smoothing underlayments at The Flooring Show 2022

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All floors need to be carefully examined for moisture. The visual inspection of a subfloor is inadequate as the surface may appear dry, but moisture may still be present. In the first instance, an indicative test using a radio frequency moisture meter offers a quick and easy method of testing moisture levels, providing an instant […]


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