Thursday, 17 August 2017

Randwick TAFE Training





In July LATICRETE Technical Sales Rep from NSW, Craig Hunter, and LATICRETE Australia Technical Services Manager, Fred Gray, conducted training at Randwick TAFE. 1st year tiling students were actively hands on with practical learning, with the opportunity to mix, use, and feel the difference between a range of LATICRETE adhesives. 

In the classroom students discussed the various technical characteristics and classifications of adhesives, to be better prepared and informed about choosing the right adhesive for different projects they may encounter in the workplace, e.g. Large thin panel tile, pool mosaics, and commercial applications. 

LATICRETE products demonstrated include:
  • Ultra X8 Polymer Fortified Flexible Adhesive - A creamy and smooth to trowel thin-set adhesive for installing all types of tile and stone over a wide range of surfaces. Mixed with either water or for additional strength and performance with LATICRETE latex admixtures for installing porcelain, vitrified, ceramic and stone tiles on floors and walls in both internal and external areas.
  • LATAFLEX Gold Adhesive - A superior performance polymer fortified, rubber reinforced thin-set adhesive for installing ceramic tile and stone using the thin-bed method of installation. Designed for interior and exterior floor and wall installations of all types of ceramic tiles, porcelain tile and stone over concrete, exterior glue plywood and a variety of substrates.
  • 254 Platinum (Previously 345 Platinum) - The ultimate one-step, polymer fortified, thin-set adhesive. For interior and exterior installation of ceramic and stone tile, reduced thickness porcelain, quarry tile, pavers and thin brick. 254 Platinum provides long open time with unsurpassed adhesion and workability. Designed to just mix with water. Suitable for immersed installations. Meets and exceeds the requirements for a C2TES2P2 classification.

At LATICRETE we provide training and classes that discuss commercial, residential, industrial tile and stone installation practices and industry standards. Our training utilises both classroom and hands-on product demonstrations.

Want to arrange a demo or seminar customised for you and your team?  Call us on 1800 331 012 or contact us here.

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