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By admin on Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Explorium National Sports and Science CentreIreland’s newest family day out! Ardex products were used extensively throughout this project to create a wonderful place for any family to visit and explore. Featuring more than 300 exhibits across 110,000 sq. ft, the center is aimed at igniting curiosity in people both young and old, according to those behind the project. This was once a Gym with two swimming pool, many challenges were faced to transform it into the Natural sports and Science Centre. All t...
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By admin on Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Ardex AF325DESCRIPTION ARDEX AF 325 is a water-based, low odour, solvent free, acrylic, emulsion based floorcovering adhesive. With an extended working time, ARDEX AF 325 offers excellent application properties with high early grab and a high final bond strength. It is protected from biodegradation and has excellent resistance to plasticiser migration. ARDEX AF 325 meets the requirement guidelines for the EMICODE license “EC1” achieving very low emission properties. FEA...
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By admin on Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Shower Seals and Compliance ...
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By admin on Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Waterproof Grout and Water Resistant GroutThere can be some confusion in the marketplace when it comes to what is Waterproof grout and what is Water resistant grout. Let’s start with the definition of the two words. “Waterproof” = Not permitting the passage of water; it is impervious to water. “Water-Resistant” = Allows the passage of water through it but it does not break down in water and it is able to resist water penetration to a small degree. All cement-based grouts ...
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By admin on Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Solid Bed Fixing is Easy with ARDEX X 7 RLarge format floor tiles are more popular than ever, and they must be installed without voids underneath to ensure a long-term, crack-free finish. ARDEX X 7 R Flexible Rapid Set Tile Adhesive can be mixed to a semi-pourable consistency, helping you achieve solid bed fixing with ease, and without having to butter the backs of the tiles beforehand. See more here! ...
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By admin on Monday, January 7, 2019
XPLORIUM SANDYFORDARDEX Ireland have been at the forefront of the tiling and flooring industries for over 60 years. ARDEX continue to offer unbeatable quality and cost effective solutions for building projects covering all sectors. Recently, Ardex products were used in the development of XPLORIUM Sandyford. National Sport & Science Centre ...
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By admin on Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Happy Christmas From Ardex IrelandHappy Christmas and New Year from all at ARDEX IRELAND. Thank you to our clients for your continued support and loyalty. We hope that 2018 has been just as memorable for you as it has been for us. We look forward to working with you in the years to come. We are closed from Friday the 21st of December and we reopen on the 2nd of January. ...
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By admin on Tuesday, December 18, 2018
British Standards Codes of Practice UpdatesBS Codes of Practice Updates Adhesive coverage has been addressed, due to the increase in large format and heavy tiles. Previously 50% coverage was required, however the new standard states “Tiles with a surface area of less than 0.1m², but which weigh more per square metre than 70% of the background’s capacity to carry the weight, should be solidly bedded e.g. the maximum weight of tile that can be supported by Gypsum plaster = 20kg; whereas 9mm thick porcelain ...
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By admin on Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Efflorescence (Lime/Grout Bloom) on Grouted Tile JointsBy the Ardex UK Technical Department Efflorescence is a well-known construction phenomena that can affect the exposed surface of all products based on Portland Cement. It is a not a product performance issue, rather a chemical reaction deposit that can be mitigated or removed. An example of efflorescence from masonry mortar on brickwork is shown below. The Tile Association describes Efflorescence as “a variety of chemical salts, i.e. carbonates, which can prec...
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By admin on Monday, November 19, 2018
ARDEX Carpet AdhesiveARDEX Carpet Adhesive is a solvent free adhesive with excellent early grab. Read more about our new & improved formula here! ...
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