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Webinar Focuses on Repair Aesthetics

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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Performing concrete repairs that are both functional and attractive will be the focus of a free upcoming product-oriented webinar hosted by Durability + Design.

"Aesthetic Concrete Repair," a D+D Product Profile Series Webinar, will be presented at 11 a.m. ET June 5.

Edison Coatings
Edison Coatings

The webinar will discuss the process of producing aesthetic concrete repairs that do not require coatings or the maintenance costs associated.

Although concrete is often perceived to be a structural material, valued for its performance rather than for its appearance, some applications carry both functional and aesthetic requirements.

This is clearly the case in architectural concrete applications, where color and texture of the concrete are an integral part of a building's design. In addition, aesthetics may also be of importance for repair projects involving a much wider range of buildings and structures.

This webinar will provide insight into the challenges and the process of producing aesthetic repairs for concrete that do not require coatings or the cyclical maintenance costs that coatings applications engender. Case studies will be used to illustrate what can be achieved when projects are handled appropriately, and what can go wrong when they are not.

Participants may register here free.

About the Presenter

The presenter will be Michael Edison, president of Edison Coatings, which is also sponsoring the webinar.

Michael Edison

The presenter will be Michael Edison, of Edison Coatings.

Edison has been working in the development, production and technical support of specialty materials for 40 years. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Polytechnic University and an MBA from the University of New Haven.

Edison is chairman of ASTM Task Group C1.10.04 on Natural Cement and vice president of the Society for the Preservation of Historic Cements Inc. He is also past president of the Connecticut Chapter of the International Concrete Repair Institute and a past director of the Northeast Chapter of the Association for Preservation Technology International.

Webinar participants are eligible for one AIA LU credit.

Webcasts Available

D+D hosts a variety of webinars on topics related to architectural coatings and building materials. The Education Series focuses on a technical topic; the Product Profile Series features manufacturer-led discussions of a product.

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A recent webinar, now available for free viewing, focused on removing coatings from masonry substrates.

All webcasts are archived for free viewing. Among the recent presentations:


Tagged categories: Concrete coatings and treatments; Concrete repair; Edison Coatings; Webinars

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