Friday, 21 February 2020

Out With the Old, In With the New!

Old Packaging

New 335 
New 335 Rapid

Announcement: Update to Product Packaging 


For over 60 years, LATICRETE has led the industry with pioneering advancements - developing high-performance building materials for architects and construction professionals worldwide. From time-tested to ground-breaking, our broad product portfolio provides superior quality and value.  

We have listened to you, our valued customers, and we are excited to announce that our packaging is being updated to include easier identification on a range of LATICRETE products. 

Some key features are: 

  • The sides of the bags now include a solid colour bar
  • Shorter product names allow for the product name to stand out
  • 335 colour category bar is now green
  • 335 RAPID has its own bag
  • 4237 changing from 19L to 20L
  • 254 colour category bar is now dark green 

We are excited to share the newly designed packaging for 335 and 335 RAPID adhesive will be the first to hit the market

335 and 335 RAPID are high-performance thin-bed adhesives for installing a wide range of tiles and stone including low absorption ceramic tile, porcelain tile, natural and manufactured stone using thin-set method of installation.

Features & Benefits:
  • Interior and exterior use
  • High performance flexible cement-based adhesive
  • High tack, non-sag
  • Easy to use - plastic and workable

Keep your eyes peeled for future updates across our social media pages, plus exciting announcements on new products to be rolled out in 2020!

For more information contact your local LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep on 1800 331 012 or email us 
here.

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Training at Trend Tiles





Craig Hunter and Joe Tabone, LATICRETE NSW Technical Sales Reps, were recently at Trend Tiles Australia providing hands-on training with SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout*. 

SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout is a patented, high-performance epoxy grout which offers excellent colour uniformity, durability, stain protection, and beautiful, full grout joints in an easy-to-use, non-sag formula.

LATICRETE is committed to educating and providing technical support. We provide on-site technical support and demos, as well as in-house structured and tailored, product-specific courses that cover commercial, residential, industrial tile & stone installation practices, and industry standards.


Contact us to arrange a FREE sample, training, demo or for technical support, call 1800 331 012 or email sales@laticrete.com.au.

*United States Invention Patent No.: 6881768 (and other Patents)

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

On-Site With Stanmor Ceramics



LATICRETE was recently on-site with Roger from Stanmor Ceramics in VIC. The team is working on a 500m2 facade project at Melbourne Central, which features Bluestone installed using mechanical fixing and LATAPOXY® 310 Stone Adhesive. 

LATAPOXY 310 Stone Adhesive is a two-component, high strength epoxy adhesive, which is formulated for spot bonding fixing method of tile and stone installations on vertical surfaces. LATAPOXY 310 Stone Adhesive maintains its non-sag consistency at high working temperatures up to 35°C.

Features & Benefits
  • Fast Permanent Bond - 45 minutes to 1 hour set time
  • Easy to Use - 1:1 mixing ratio by volume
  • Non-Staining - ideal for white and light coloured marbles, other stones and tiles
  • Withstands shock and vibration 
  • Durable permanent bond, will not deteriorate over time
  • Non-Sag - when applied up to 25 mm thick
Click here for more product information. 

Are you getting ready to start a project? Contact us about your next project, call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

NSW Waterproofing and Epoxy Grout Seminar


Waterproofing and Epoxy Grout Product Training Course
Tuesday 3rd March 2020 

This is a short, concise, intensive training program specifically developed for industry installation contractors, distributors, dealers and other industry professionals who want to improve their knowledge and increase their productivity as they become familiar with SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* and HYDRO BAN® waterproofing & crack isolation membrane.

Course Outline:
  • Regulations & standards
  • Contractors responsibilities 
  • Products
  • Waterproofing & epoxy issues
  • Hands-on experience 
  • Assessment
  • Contractors certificate 

Where: LATICRETE Technical Training Centre, Smeaton Grange NSW
Date: 
Tuesday, 3rd March 2020

Time
8:30am - 11.30pm: Hands-on training with SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout.
12:00pm - 3:00pm: Hands-on training with HYDRO BAN waterproofing/crack isolation membrane.

For more information and to book your seat contact:
Glenn Mannix – 0434 781 227
Craig Hunter – 0418 761 428

Be quick to book your seat - spots are limited!

Monday, 17 February 2020

On-Site with F.C Tiling

 



LATICRETE was recently on-site with Fernando from FC Tiling in VIC, providing hands-on training with SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout*. The project consists of a 15m2 balcony tiled with 1200mm x 230mm porcelain tiles. Products were purchased from Tilers Warehouse in Narre Warren.

SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout is a patented, high-performance epoxy grout which offers excellent colour uniformity, durability, stain protection, and beautiful, full grout joints in an easy-to-use, non-sag formula.

LATICRETE is committed to educating and providing technical support. We provide on-site technical support and demos, as well as in-house structured and tailored, product-specific courses that cover commercial, residential, industrial tile & stone installation practices, and industry standards. 

Contact us to discuss your next project. Do you require technical support on your job site, or want FREE product samples? Call 1800 331 012 or email us here.

*United States Invention Patent No.: 6881768 (and other Patents)

Friday, 14 February 2020

Hands-on Demos at Bayset

Bayset Campbellfield 

Jake from Kobra Tiling trying out SPECTRALOCK®

Bayset Doveton

Corey Downes, LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep was at Bayset in Doveton and Campbellfield, VIC.

Tradies had the opportunity to chat with Corey and participated in hands-on demos with LATICRETE waterproofing and epoxy grout installation materials:

  • HYDRO BAN® is a thin, load-bearing waterproofing/crack isolation membrane that DOES NOT require the use of fabric in the field, coves or corners. HYDRO BAN is a single component, self-curing liquid rubber polymer that forms a flexible, seamless waterproofing membrane. HYDRO BAN bonds directly to a wide variety of substrates.
  • SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout* is a high-performance epoxy grout that offers colour durability and stain resistance with extraordinary ease of use. It can be used for interior, exterior, and immersed applications.

Are you interested in training for your team or a trade event? 

Contact us to arrange a trade event, a demo or for technical support, call 1800 331 012 or email sales@laticrete.com.au.

*United States Invention Patent No.: 6881768 (and other Patents)

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Southern Bricks & Pavers have Moved!


LATICRETE is proud of its commitment to supplying tilers with the most up-to-date information and products available in the tile and stone installation industry. Our products are engineered to be fast and productive for the tiler to install.

Southern Bricks & Pavers in Ulladulla NSW have just moved into their new premises. Head in and chat with the friendly team about the wide range of LATICRETE products they stock or give them a call!

Address: 14 Blackburn Road, Ulladulla NSW 2539 
Tel: (02) 4454 3382
Email: info@southernbricks.com.au

For more information on using LATICRETE in your projects, arrange product demos, FREE samples or for technical support, contact LATICRETE on 1800 331 012, email sales@laticrete.com.au or visit www.laticrete.com.au.