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Pre-Mixed, Flexible Urethane Grout: A New Grout Revolution Has Begun!

Grout is an essential element in every installation of tile or stone, and dozens of different types of grout exist. But the most commonly used Portland Cement based grouts and even newer epoxy grouts are subject to significant problems affecting both aesthetics and performance. A new pre-mixed flexible urethane grout type based on advances in chemical technology can prevent many of these problems while providing improved ease of use, color matching, maintenance and durability. This course provides an overview of commonly used grout types, discusses the key issues, including relevant ANSI standards, involved with the selection and use of each grout type, outlines potential problems with widely used Portland Cement based grouts, and explains the unique features of the new pre-mixed flexible urethane products and their use in a wide range of applications.

Learn At Your Own Pace:

You can take this course and follow along at your own pace. Speed up, slow down, or stop now and finish later. Click "Take the Course Test" to go straight to the test and earn your credits. You'll know immediately if you have earned credits and you will be able to print out your certificate of completion instantly.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the characteristics of various grout types, including ANSI standard requirements.
  • Compare the positives and negatives of grout types in terms of their performance and maintenance requirements.
  • Explain the features and benefits of pre-mixed flexible urethane grouts and the factors involved in their use.
  • Discuss the important criteria for selecting the proper type of grout for the project.

AIA logo Credits: 1.00 HSW

Course Outline:

This course is a presentation designed to earn you 1.00 AIA/CES Learning Unit. Use the onscreen controls to pace the presentation to your liking, and then click "Take the Course Test" to take the exam for this course and earn your credit.

This test is no longer available for credit
 
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