October 2023

Introducing Stopgap 1600

F. Ball has launched a new fast-drying, fibre-reinforced smoothing compound that is formulated especially for use over underfloor heating systems: Stopgap 1600.

Ball Rewards

Extra cashback on Stopgap smoothing compounds, as well as the chance to win a luxury weekend stay in the Lake District.

CFJ Awards

F. Ball won seven awards, including ‘Adhesives Manufacturer of the Year’ and ‘Best Use of Digital’, at the CFJ Flooring Industry Awards 2023.

The Flooring Show

The industry returned to Harrogate for the UK’s premier flooring exhibition, with F. Ball showcasing Stopgap 1600 and new smoothing compound packaging, as well as celebrating 50 years of the RAG®.


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