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MAPEI Tech Talk is a blog devoted to the flooring and construction industry. It is updated on a regular basis by the social media team at MAPEI Americas, and it will feature guest bloggers occasionally as we provide you with viewpoints from across the industry.
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#MAPEISustainability: LBC (Living Building Challenge) ‘Red List Free’ -What does it mean to ‘building occupant health'?
by Cris Bierschank
Cement-based Products and their Impact on OSHA Thresholds for Respirable Crystalline Silica
by Dan Marvin
Flooding considerations for walls and floors
by Dan Marvin
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October 25, 2017 - 18.18
#MAPEISustainability: LBC (Living Building Challenge) ‘Red List Free’ -What does it mean to ‘building occupant health'?
by Cris Bierschank
In the 1980s, MAPEI championed the importance of “sustainable chemistry” with the introduction of the Ultrabond ECO® line of adhesives, which dramatically reduced or eliminated volatile organic compounds (VOCs) by moving away from solvent-based to water-based adhesives. As the construction industry began to see the importance of sustainable practices within the industry with the inception ...
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October 12, 2017 - 21.52
Cement-based Products and their Impact on OSHA Thresholds for Respirable Crystalline Silica
by Dan Marvin
Recently, OSHA enacted lower thresholds for worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica, causing both debate and concern within the construction industry.  In response to these concerns, our hope is to give a brief overview of this rule and clarify some key points on this in-depth topic.  For a more detailed discussion on 'respirable crystalline silica' , refer to the OSHA website .
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August 30, 2017 - 22.16
Flooding considerations for walls and floors
by Dan Marvin
Flood damage can be costly to repair and confusing to assess. We have prepared some information about how inland flooding (rising water from local rivers and streams and overflows from nearby ponds, lakes and reservoirs) can impact floors and walls in your home or business. MAPEI suggests involving your insurer and consulting professionals in helping to remediate flood damaged floors and walls.
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August 2, 2017 - 21.27
5 things to know about 'High Performance' Mortars
by Dan Marvin
As tiles get larger and installations get trickier, all setting materials manufacturers have developed a category of 'high performance' mortars. If you're setting tile in a freeze/thaw environment, on above-grade areas with deflection, in submerged applications, or with really large tiles, chances are good that you're being directed to one of these higher performing mortars. What are they really, and ...
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June 23, 2017 - 15.22
Tiny House, Big Challenge! Coverings Installation Design Showcase
by Dan Marvin
For the last 8 years, Coverings has included a feature called the Installation Design Showcase . In years past, a room would be built on-site, tiled during the show, and then sent off to the landfill afterwards. This year, the organizers decided on Tiny Houses which could be built on a chassis and then re-used after the show. As we have since the beginning, MAPEI enthusiastically partnered with the ...
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