Mississippi Chapter CSI Monthly Meeting

When:  Oct 7, 2020 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Mississippi
Mississippi Chapter CSI Monthly Meeting
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The Evolution of Self-Leveling Technology

Course Description: This course will examine the five elements in leveling compounds, their significance, their importance in achieving desired characteristics and how that impacts the soundness of the subfloor and foundation.
Learning Objectives:
Identify the 5 elements found in leveling compounds and the role each plays in developing specific attributes such as increased stability, adhesion and strength.
Understand the history, modern applications, manufacturing process and any health effects associated with each binder; the key element found in leveling compounds.
Understand the material and methods of the different types of leveling compounds, their properties, benefits and disadvantages, and be able to recommend suitable applications for new construction and renovations to ensure structural integrity and soundness of subfloors and foundations.
Analyze properties, benefits, applications, health and environmental benefits for new technology in leveling compounds.

Presented By: James Corbin - Schonox Regional Business Manager
James is a floor covering industry professional dedicated to improvement of installation methods and practices by utilizing his 30 years of previous experience in the floor covering industry. His main goal is to provide technical assistance as well as continuing education to all trades and phases of the floor covering industry. As a previous flooring installer and technical support specialist James has been a part of a wide array of floor covering challenges. James can find a Schönox solution to answer every project challenge.
James has had multiple roles in this industry. He consults with general contractors, flooring contractors, subcontractors, and architects. Being a trusted technical advisor/consultant is his number 1 goal. Constant training and education are a large part of what Schonox does. James lives in Louisiana and has worked on multiple projects in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge area as an installer and has worked on several challenging projects throughout his life. He is technically proficient so attends multiple classes and trainings to improve his performance and quality as an installer. As a technical support representative now he is able to help more people in more communities. When not working you will likely find James fishing somewhere as that is a passion of his.
Join us in welcoming James and hearing this important information he has to share with us.

Sponsored by: SCHÖNOX, A Sika Brand
The SCHÖNOX name is synonymous with quality products for the building and renovation industry and has been for many years, as well as being one of the leading suppliers to the German and French markets.
The company develops and manufactures quality products for installing all types of floor tiles and coverings for professionals. The range includes levelling compounds, floor adhesives, tile adhesives, primers and waterproof membranes under the Schönox brand name.
Schönox GmbH was purchased by Sika AG in late 2013, and is part of the extensive Sika group of companies. Schönox products are distributed in more than 20 countries throughout Europe and North America from their Rosendahl site in Germany. All of the Schönox products are developed and produced to the highest quality using state of the art manufacturing facilities; they also have extensive R&D capabilities and constantly work to ensure that innovation is always at the forefront of the products they bring to market.

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