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A New Standard Guide to Evaluate Concrete Substrate Surfaces: pH

If it’s been a while since chemistry class, pH is “the quantitative measure of the acidity or basicity of a water (aqueous) or other liquid solution” (Britannica, 2020). The pH scale goes from 0 to 14 and along that scale, a pH of 7 is considered neutral, a pH of less than 7 indicates acidity, and a pH greater than 7 indicates basicity.  Another important reminder is that the pH scale is logarithmic; meaning that an increase or decrease of a whole number value represents a tenfold change in...
Debunking common myths about concrete moisture mitigation

Debunking common myths about concrete moisture mitigation

A conversation with David Seland of ISE Logik Industries, Inc. Q: What’s a common misconception when the concrete surface is wet? A: That the moisture is coming from the concrete. In many cases, it may simply be from moisture in the air. Condensation. Check the dew...

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UNDERSTANDING FLOORING ADHESIVE TERMINOLOGY – PART II

UNDERSTANDING FLOORING ADHESIVE TERMINOLOGY – PART II

By: Seth Gladden  In this article, we will be continuing our series on understanding flooring adhesive terminology. For Part II, we will be continuing the discussion on some of the most important, and often misunderstood terminology regarding adhesives in the flooring...

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A Concrete Story Of Success

A Concrete Story Of Success

A conversation with Bill Roper, Western Regional Manager, ISE Logik Industries How did you get into the construction business? I attended the ‘school of hard knocks’ working in the family’s construction company since I was a kid. I grew up in Vancouver, Washington,...

Understanding Flooring Adhesive Terminology – Part I

Understanding Flooring Adhesive Terminology – Part I

By: Seth Gladden, Director of Marketing, Taylor Adhesives  https://tayloradhesives.com As appeared in The Flooring Specialist magazine:  https://cfitheflooringspecialist.com/ The North American flooring adhesives market is estimated to reach $1.1 billion dollars by...