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Charlotte Bull
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CPD Team -
Tel +44 (0)1827 872244 Overview
Full details of RIBA approved CPD materials offered by Instarmac Group plc are available to auto-generate as PDF and include company contact information: Overview for Instarmac Group plc

Instarmac Group plc


Instarmac Group is a specialist in the manufacture and distribution of cement and bitumen based products to the world market for over 40 years. Instarmac has built a solid reputation based on the research, development and manufacture of innovative materials for use in highway maintenance, urban regeneration, tiling, commercial flooring and internal finishing. The company is committed to delivering high specification products and systems that ensure excellent standards of quality and resilience. It has built a solid reputation for delivering products that offer proven benefits, backed up by first-class customer, technical and site support. Specialist materials are sold through their five successful brands: UltraCrete, UltraScape, UltraTileFix, UltraFloor and Wondertex. Each offers a comprehensive range of products manufactured to exacting standards. They are committed to reducing their environmental impact with many of their products containing up to 20% recycled material and have been recognised and awarded several times for their procedures. They achieved zero waste to landfill in 2014 which means 100% of their waste is recycled. Their high quality products are delivered on their privately owned, FORS Silver accredited fleet that is fully tracked in-house, offering you more accurate deliveries, reduced damages and peace of mind.

CPD Material (5)

Specifying Tiling to Underfloor Heating Systems
Heated tiled floors are becoming increasingly popular in the UK marketplace as a cost effective, fuel efficient heat source for rooms. The type of tile and installation products need to be considered when designing and specifying heated tiled floors. This seminar is intended to assist the specifier to select the appropriate combination of tiles, adhesives and underfloor heating system build-up. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- The benefits of heated tile floors and the types of system available
- Key design and specification considerations with tiling to underfloor heating systems
- Product choices for tiling to underfloor heating and select appropriate materials
- How to confidently specify typical tiling system build-ups for underfloor heating
- The importance of warranties and confidence in complete performance systems
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Paving the Way
The benefits of BS 7533: an introduction
- Typical build-up using BS 7533
- Design and construction of rigid and bound pavements in the public realm
- Grouting: slurry or gun applied?
- Illustrating problems associated with poor design or construction
- Basic principles of the standard and the guidance it provides
- Other considerations impacting on life and quality of paving in the public realm
- The rest of the construction? Exploring resinous mortars
- Case studies

Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Fixing Potholes and Reinstating Ironwork: Regulations, HA104 and the Importance of HAPAS
Regulations and specifications for fixing potholes using the Highways Agency Specification HA104/09 and the Highway Authorities Product Approval Scheme (HAPAS). This seminar covers:
- What is manhole reinstatement?
- Health and safety issues when reinstating manholes
- Reasons for ironwork failure on manhole covers
- Specification for the reistatement of openings in highways and the HAPAS scheme
- Reinstatement systems, step by step guide
- The difference in polyester and resin based mortars
- How do potholes occur and correct methods of repair
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
This article offers an overview of the benefits of using BS 7533 for the design and construction of 'rigid' (mortar bed/mortar joint) pavements in public realm works. It discusses the basic principles of the standard and the guidance it provides for designing and constructing your paved area. It will demonstrate high quality paving where BS 7533 has been used successfully and shall also illustrate some of the problems of poor design or construction.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Article
Reinstatement of Openings in Highways: Regulations, HA104 and the Reasons for Failure
This seminar will assist the specifier to choose the correct type of bedding materials and surface repair when looking at highway repair.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar