From 26 to 29 January 2015 employees of Saturn Invest Constructions (SIC) visited Ardex Academy in Austria and have received an intensive four-day training with materials PANDOMO, superbly organized and conducted by Frank Schnieders (Frank Schnieders). PANDOMO decorative materials from the company Ardex is a unique design solution for floors and walls. These include decorative self-leveling floors and decorative pargeting for the walls. As part of the training were not only presented the materials themselves, but also was considered in detail the technology on the laying and application of these materials, and of course was a great opportunity to test materials PANDOMO on a prepared site, to understand its benefits and feel the workability with the materials. Certainly the focus for the SIC employees, who are specializing in the construction of floors and floor coverings, was sent to the decorative floor coverings PANDOMO Ardex, which are PANDOMO Floor and FloorPlus and PANDOMO Loft. Ardex also offers series of products and technologies PANDOMO on laying of floors Terrazzo. PANDOMO Floor finds their primary use in living quarters of private houses, apartments, cottages, where you can turn into reality you phantasies and realize the most daring design, bright and effective solutions. Due to the physical properties of the material and the possibility of product mix the colors PANDOMO Floor is possible to obtain unique lines, dapple, and simulated cracks. Due to the existing technologies of care and the use of special protective impregnation PANDOMO Floor are not losing their brightness and colors, they are also abrasion resistant, and do not lose their design for many years. Type Floor PANDOMO Loft is more focused on commercial and office space, where there may be loads of shoes, heels, moving office and commercial equipment, but can also be used in a living quarters. With PANDOMO Loft material as well as with PANDOMO Floor is possible to create a unique design, realize the most daring solution, and use a variety of colors. Having considerable experience over 16 years in the installation of different floors (concrete floors, floors, ceramic floors, industrial flooring, commercial flooring, and decorative flooring), Saturn Invest Constructions Company and its employees passed easily a training in Ardex. SIC employees also gain an additional experience and vision on the installation of modern flooring, which certainly will be brought to the range of services offered by the company. A 5 years of cooperation between Ardex and Saturn Invest Constructions lead to more flawless performance.
During the last visit Ardex plant in Austria employees of Saturn Invest Constructions (SIC) have had a certified training how to work with Ardex materials. On the training were materials for the quick cement screeds (ardurapid effect), where you can continue to follow the work on the second day, due to the accelerated curing and reducing moisture content of 2-3% by crystallization of water in the screed, and by certain chemical properties of the active material which does not follow the shrinkage of the screed. These types of materials find their application in alive factories, who are in need of repair or construction sites where there is an extremely short timeframe of the project. The second type of the materials were different mixtures for crack bridging, valleys, and destruction of floor bases. Extremely important is find these shortcomings, in order to avoid subsequent manifestations of these defects on the surface of floor ceramic or liquid materials. The focus of training was protection of the concrete base, the laying of the soil and waterproofing layers to protect against the ingress of aggressive substances, acids and alkalis. The application and use of such materials increases the maintainability of individual damaged areas and avoids a significant cost for reconstruction in the future. Also much of the time was devoted to different types of adhesives from the company Ardex to lay the tile and ceramic granite coatings with low water absorption; epoxy adhesives; and epoxy grout for use in plants requiring maximum floor protection from aggressive chemicals used there; and acid agents; adhesives with different flow properties and working hours to improve working with the material; as well as special adhesives for laying of natural stone. Another topic was the issues associated with the installation of sealed joints, where special fillers by Ardex find their application. Certainly all these details are not some innovation for the company SIC due to long-standing and long-term partnership with Ardex and constant work with Ardex materials, however, this training has led to an increase of the skills quality of SIC employees. If you know more about details of working with materials you can develop more accurate and cost-effective scheme for their integrated applications and getting better final result. As a result SIC employees successfully passed and completed the training. According
to the results of study the company Saturn Invest Constructions has received an official certificate from Ardex, and once again established itself as a certified professional manufacturer who works with Ardex materials. Together with Ardex SIC creates the best connection and perfection actions.