Online "Tech Talks" Scheduled for April 2020
Webinars will feature technical guidance, application tips, and best practices
We are pleased to offer the following upcoming customer “Tech Talks”. Over the next few weeks we will be delivering live webinars to our customers delivered by technical experts.
Note to Attendees: Going forward, this series will be presented on the Microsoft Teams platform. If you haven’t used Microsoft Teams before, when you open the enclosed links, you will be given the opportunity to “Download the app” or to “Join on the web instead”. Either will work with the link provided.
Upcoming Tech Talks
April 28, 2020, 11 AM EDT
April 29, 2020 11 AM EDT
April 30, 2020 11 AM EDT (Presented in French)Principes fondamentaux des membranes de stationnement
April 30, 2020 2 PM EDTAn Introduction to Insulated Masonry Veneer Systems
Many criteria must be considered when designing high performance building enclosures. How do we best combine durability, energy efficiency, code compliance and aesthetic versatility? Learn how evolved technologies can help provide a code compliant wall assembly that meets the performance and testing requirements for today’s enclosures while allowing for a wide range of cladding options that fit the designer’s intent.
May 1, 2020 11 AM EDT (Presented in French)Revêtements de plancher performants
Past Tech Talks
April 7, 2020 11:00 AM EDT
Concrete Repair Installation Methods
This webinar will cover specific information regarding the installation of concrete repair products. Topics include the critical steps involved in surface preparation, tools and methods, and configuration of repair areas. Installation methods will also be discussed along with best practices to ensure a long-lasting repair.
April 8, 2020 2:00 PM EDT
Troubleshooting Traffic Bearing Membranes
This talk will address common issues associated with the installation of traffic bearing membrane systems. Troubleshooting issues such as blistering, bubbles, delamination and premature wear will be addressed in this presentation. It will also cover how to avoid these issues as well as how to fix them if they occur.
April 9, 2020, 11:00 AM EDT
The webinar will focus on the chemistry of sealants and available technologies in the marketplace and the benefits and limitations of each. The importance of various physical properties of sealants and how they impact overall sealant performance will be discussed.
April 10, 2020, 11:00 AM EDT
Installation of Acrylic Wall Coatings
From surface preparation to back-rolling techniques, this webinar will address the proper installation of High Build Acrylic Coatings. Focusing on tools, products and best practices, the discussion will provide a better understanding of the installation of these materials as well as how to avoid costly application issues.
April 14, 2020, 11:00AM EDT
Specialty Concrete Repair Solutions
This webinar will focus on understanding common issues related to concrete deterioration and specialized methods of addressing them. Crack sealers, epoxy injection, corrosion inhibitors and anodes are some of these methods. The discussion will also address the proper techniques associated with these methods.
April 15, 2020, 2:00PM EDT
Troubleshooting High Performance Sealants
This talk will cover various types of joint sealant failures and discuss why these failures occur. The discussion will also provide installation techniques to minimize these issues as well as information on proper field adhesion testing.
April 16, 2020, 11:00AM EDT
Watson Bowman Acme Expansion Joint Evolution, Improving Classic Designs with Wabo®Crete Membrane Generation II
- A Brief history on expansion joint evolution since 1950s and winged membrane systems of the 1980s
- Overview of design improvements, features and benefits
- Testing and performance
- Value to consultants and engineers
- Value to contractors and installers
April 17, 2020, 11:00AM EDT
Troubleshooting High Build Acrylic Coatings
This presentation will cover troubleshooting acrylic coatings. The discussion will focus on topics ranging from application techniques to building envelope issues. It will provide information on how to address acrylic coating issues in the field by understanding the underlying causes and prevention techniques of common coatings complaints.
April 21, 2020, 2 PM EDT
April 22, 2020 11 AM EDT
April 23, 2020 2 PM EDTThe Proper Use of Water Repellents on Concrete Structures
This discussion will address the use of water repellents on concrete structures. Why are repellents used? What is the difference between a Silane and Siloxane? The talk will provide answers to these repellent questions and show projects where Master Builders Solutions water repellents have been used successfully.