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Concrete Repair - A Specifier’s Introduction to Concrete Repair (BS EN 1504)

Provides an awareness of the underlying contributors that lead to the deterioration of reinforced concrete. It also seeks to look at examples of and explain the primary cause of distress, gives guidance in selecting appropriate repair and remedial strategies and looks finally at modern material technologies. This includes repair mortars, corrosion inhibitors and protective coatings

Infrastructure Refurbishment Solutions

  • Bridges
  • Rail
  • Water Industry
  • Marine and Coastal Structures
  • Power and Energy Sectors

High Performance Structural Adhesive Systems for Glazed and Panel Facades

This seminar is a general introduction to façade structural adhesives specifically relating to commercial building for all designers, including architects and architectural technicians, structural engineers and building surveyors.

The key aim is to assist the specifier when considering the importance in the
correct specification and selection of joints sealants and structural adhesive systems based on the appropriate level of performance required.

Car Park Structural Waterproofing & Protective Deck Treatments

This CPD provides typical problems associated with car park structures and product selection criteria. The different applications of a waterproofing system and the management and maintenance of structures in accordance with the ICE document. Industry standards will be discussed and some representative case studies of both refurbishment and new build structures in line with the new British and European Standard BS EN 1504 will be shown.

Flooring by Design CPD

This Sika Flooring CPD presentation aims to assist specifiers when designing and selecting flooring solutions that:

  • Fulfil functional and aesthetic design requirements by selecting the right flooring
  • The advantages and disadvantages of different flooring types and applications
  • What to look for when choosing a flooring supplier
  • Environmental and sustainability overview

Sika Liquid Plastics - Managing Risk

  • Provide levels of required performance and guarantees
  • Meet current and predicted legislative requirements
  • Reduce the risk of litigation and associated consequences

Sika Sarnafil - Selecting Flat Roofing System to Meet Modern Demands

  • Design of flat roofs – cold, warm, protected, green, solar and blue roofs
  • Design considerations - achieving falls, drainage and ponding, wind uplift, BRE accredited details, CDM, Sustainability and BIM
  • Roof systems
  • Installation, training and quality assurance  

Sika Sarnafil - Successful Roof Refurbishment

  • Comply with legislation and regulations, including changes to Part L 
  • Provide a high level of performance, with consistent quality in any application and meaningful guarantees
  • Reduce and manage the risk through good technical and on-site support   

Sika-Trocal - Effective Design

  • Design Considerations - Choosing a single ply system and designing to best practice.
  • Quality Suppliers - Support and services from single ply manufacturers.
  • Guarantees - Flexibility and options.
  • Industry and Legislation - Meeting standards.
  • Sectors and Build Types - Considerations and methods.
  • History and Group Information - On both Sika-Trocal and the Sika Group.

Basement Waterproofing Technologies and Solutions

This seminar analyses the different grades of use in accordance with BS 8102 - 2009 Protection of Structures Against Water from the Ground. Considers the various solutions of waterproofing both above and below ground available to the specifier.
Special feature – Overview of updated BS 8102

  • Satisfying the 3 grades of use in accordance with BS 8102 - 2009
  • Protection of structures against water from the ground  
  • Rising water tables  
  • BS 8102 - 2009 standard overview 

Watertight Concrete Construction - Technology and Concepts

  • Current Standards ‐ BS8102:2009 Code of Practice for Protection of Below Ground Structures against Water from the Ground.
  • Waterproofing options ‐ a range of waterproofing products (systems) formulated for various applications.
  • Getting the design right with the right system.
  • Selecting the correct system ‐ different grades of waterproofing protection.
  • Quality Control ‐ ensuring correct installation and the required result

Fibre Reinforced Concrete

  • What is Fibre Reinforced Concrete
  • The different types of Fibres
  • Why and where to use Fibre Reinforced Concrete
  • NHBC Guidance on the use of fibres in residential properties

A Specifiers Guide to Joint Sealants - Essential for a Long-Lasting and Watertight Building

Aimed as an overview for architects in particular but of equal interest to any specifier involved in the creation of designs and specifications involving new build and refurbished facades and floor joint sealants.

  • Discover why sealants should be a key factor in specification
  • To learn what you should expect from a quality supplier