Crack Isolation Underlayments for Tile and Stone Flooring - 1 LU/HSW

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Presented by: NAC Products, Inc.

AIA credits and certificates for this webinar will be issued by the presenting vendor.

Get an overview of crack isolation membranes as defined by the Tile Council of North America (TCNA), what the membranes will and won’t do, and the types of movement joints where these membranes may be installed. We'll also discuss the industry standards and ANSI testing requirements that must be met in order to be certified as a crack isolation membrane. You'll learn about accepted crack isolation methods, installation guidelines, types of warranties, and how to choose a crack isolation membrane. We'll also cover moisture vapor transmission, thin bed waterproofing membranes, as well as other installations with crack isolation membranes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the difference between ANSI, ASTM, and NTCA standards and how they are applied.
  • Learn to apply the standards to Technical Data sheets.
  • Be able to incorporate associated sections and references into the spec.
  • Learn to incorporate all data, due diligence and engineering into a spec for a successful tile/stone installation.

About the Speaker

David deBear-NACDavid deBear, CTC

Director of Architectural and Commercial Sales, NAC Products

David brings over thirty years of combined education and experience to the design and construction communities on the proper specification, surface preparation, and installation of ceramic, porcelain, natural stone tile and masonry. With his background in the construction industry, and comprehensive knowledge of building materials and methods, David serves architects, GCs and specifiers, both as an educator and as an industry resource. In addition to developing over 24 AIA/CES Registered Programs, he has received the AIA/CES Award for Excellence. David represents NAC Products on the ANSI Accredited Standards Committee, ISO Technical Advisory Group, and the Tile Council of North America.



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