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By admin on Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Ardex A18When mixed with water, ARDEX A 18 produces a slurry ideal for bonding ARDEX Screed Cements. It can also be used for joining daywork joints when a new bay is laid against a set and hardened screed. 1. Produces a slurry ideal for bonding ARDEX Screed Cements 2. High adhesion strength maximises the bond between the screed and the substrate 3. Colour change reduces the risk of the application of screeds into dry bonding slurries 4. 60 minute pot life 5. 15 minute open...
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By admin on Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Ardex In Knock Parish ChurchArdex products were used on the recent refurbishment of The Knock Parish Church and Apparition Chapel. Following on from the successful use of Ardex and BAL products in the Basilica, a number of Ardex products were used on this project including Ardex DPM1C, Ardex P82 and Ardex K15 Ardex AF275 Rubber Adhesive and Ardex AF480ms timber adhesive. The Porcelain Tiles were supplied by TileStyle and were stuck using BAL Pourable One and grouted using BAL Micromax2 Grou...
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By admin on Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Ardex WPC Tanking Now Available In WhiteARDEX WPC creates a waterproof coating that prevents water penetrating through the tiling background, which could otherwise result in costly damage to walls, floors and ceilings in adjacent rooms. • Protects moisture sensitive backgrounds such as plasterboard from moisture ingress • Ideal for use in commercial and domestic wetrooms, showers, bathrooms and kitchens • RAPIDRY Formula allows tiling to commence after 90 minutes • Quick and easy to apply with a ...
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By admin on Friday, May 25, 2018
Project of the Month : Druids Glen HotelDetails of a recent project, successfully completed with Advance flooring, is the refurbished Druids Glen Hotel in Co Wicklow. Main Contractor : Mythen Construction Architect :HJ Lyons Smoothing and Levelling using Arditex NA Engineered wood flooring fixed using Ardex AF 480 MS Premium Wood Adhesive ARDEX PREMIUM AF480MS , Firm Elastic SMP – Adhesive With DiBt approval Parquet adhesive acc. DIN 14293 Combines the advantages of rigid and elasti...
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By admin on Friday, May 25, 2018
Fast Track Flooring At Its BestSome of the fast track options in the marketplace are good but how quick are they if you have to do a lot of preparation on the floor, you have to prime and let that dry (Which can take up to an Hour) and then you finally get to use your fast track option smoothing compound. Why not just use Arditex NA? ARDITEX NA Levelling and Smoothing Compound saves you both time and money by removing the need for intensive preparation and priming. Its renowned versatility and adv...
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By admin on Friday, May 25, 2018
ARDEX K39 – Extended Workability, High Flow Levelling and Smoothing CompoundWith its extended working time, fresh mixes of ARDEX K 39 can be easily smoothed into existing pre-applied material up to 40 minutes after application. This gives the installer more time to focus on creating the perfect subfloor, with no trowel marks, ridges or joint marks, or additional preparation the next day. For more information view ARDEX K39 HERE Also, you can check out the YouTube video all about ARDEX K39 HERE ...
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By admin on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Project of the Month : St. Mary’s Primary Care Centre, CorkThis project is a new Primary Care Centre (PCC) at St. Marys Health Campus, Gurranabraher, Cork. The building is being constructed on an area that was occupied by two former Orthopaedic Hospital blocks which were demolished to facilitate the construction of the Primary Care Centre. It involves the construction of a 3 story concrete frame and precast floor structure, clad in part with glazed curtain walling, block work and insulated render with brick feature paneling. ...
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By admin on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Types of ScreedThere are three main types of screed that are used in the marketplace, Bonded, Unbonded and Floating Screeds. Here is a brief Description of each of these and the main difference between them. Bonded Screed : This type of screed is bonded onto the substrate by slurrying bonding to the concrete substrate, this is the ideal type of screed for thinner applications where heavy loading is anticipated. Ardex have launched a new easy to use Bonding Slurry with a colour ind...
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By admin on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Underfloor HeatingAlthough underfloor heating is around several years now there is still a lot of confusion as to what to do before you put a floor covering on the floor. There are Four main steps which need to be done: First – Make sure you give all products enough time to cure before you thermally cycle the screed, this can vary from screed to screed for example you should allow a sand cement screed 3 weeks before you thermally cycle it, with a Gypsum based screed you can st...
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By admin on Thursday, April 5, 2018
Arditex CL A Real Winner At Punchestown!The impressive new facilities at Punchestown Racecourse were unveiled to the public last week ahead of the eagerly anticipated festival at the Kildare course at the weekend. Shona Dreaper, PR and Communications Manager at Punchestown Racecourse, spoke of how an upgrade was needed and she hopes that punters will be happy with the new refurbishments. “We were quite conscious that the place needed upgrading; you can get away with quaint for so long but it was ge...
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