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Trentham
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 8JB
www.bal-adhesives.com
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Building Adhesives Ltd

Overview

BAL is one of the UK’s market-leading brands for full tiling solutions, providing preparation, waterproofing, adhesive, grout, sealant and ancillary products for commercial or domestic projects. Whatever the tile material, whatever the tiling background, and whatever the function of the tiled environment, there is a BAL solution that you can completely trust for quality and lasting performance. For more than 50 years, BAL has carried the standard for the British tiling industry with fixers, contractors and specifiers continuing to trust BAL for their innovation, stringent product quality, excellent technical support and training services for tile adhesives, grouts, sealants, preparation products, waterproofing, and external tiling systems for balconies, terraces and ground terraces. BAL offers impartial expert advice to specifiers on standards, best practices and technical information, as well as providing free specification tools through BAL-adhesives.com and learning development through RIBA accredited CPDs. BAL supports every installation with unbeatable nationwide technical support: on site, on call and online.

CPD Material (5)


Seminar
External Tiling Solutions for Balconies and Terraces
This seminar introduces the benefits of external living spaces in modern buildings and focuses on tiling as a solution for balconies and terraces. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the value of external living areas in modern buildings and of using tiles in these areas
- Understand the correct specification of tiles to avoid potential problems
- Understand the different assemblies available and their comparative advantages and disadvantages
- Understand what system design considerations are required
- Understand factors for the integration of the area with the surrounding build, perimeters and safe and comfortable transitions
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Specifying Natural Stone
This seminar aims to help architects and specifiers

- Understand about the important factors which are critical in designing and specifying for the successful installation of natural stone.
- Gain knowledge of the correct materials for specification works, including reference and guidance on those relevant British and European standards, health and safety legislation etc.
- Identify the main causes of problems associated with installation of natural stone and offering real solutions as to how to prevent these problems from occurring.
- Understand the interaction between the specified materials and the environments/service conditions to which they will be exposed.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Problem Solving with Tiling Solutions
The presentation aims to inform and assist in the design process for successful specification and installation of ceramic and natural stone tiling to common constructional backgrounds.
- The presentation is split into four seperate but interchangable modules which:
- Identify potential, costly problems.
- Demonstrate how these problems can arise.
- Offer practical advice on preventative measures and use of correct materials.
- Highlights British (and European) standards, health and safety issues and identifies the different types of adhesives, grout and pre-preparation technology available e.g. utilising lightweight recycled materials thus reducing environmental impact.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Specifying Tiling Works in Heavy Traffic Areas
This seminar will provide design and specification guidance on relevant codes of practice and explain new ceramic tile adhesive technology and EN classifications, as well as provide further guidance on problem solving and how to avoid potentially costly failures.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Specifying Tiling for Leisure
This seminar should inform and assist in the design process for the successful specification and installation of ceramic tiling for leisure environments. It covers the need for detail in tiling work specifications, guidance on codes of practice, new adhesive technology and EN classifications, examples of costly failures and a case study of successful specification for a large leisure facility including a pool.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar

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