The Nature of LVT and How That Relates to Adhesive Selection presented by Jeff Johnson, FCIS Business Manager, MAPEI Corporation
In the course of this presentation, attendees will learn about the various nuances of LVT flooring including how it is made and what environmental influences can affect the overall shape and performance of the material. The basic parameters for a successful LVT installation and conditions required for the best overall performance of the flooring will also be discussed. Lastly, the various physical performance properties of different adhesive types used to install LVT will be investigated and why one might be better than another or why you would want to chose one or another based on the environment where the flooring will be installed.
Presenter, Jeff Johnson is the FCIS Business Manager for MAPEI’s Floor Covering Installation Systems product assortment. He has more than 30 years of experience in floor-covering installation product development and marketing. With practical experience in construction and as an adhesive bench chemist, Jeff has a unique perspective on the materials used in the flooring installation industry. As a bench chemist, he formulated water based and reactive type adhesives. In his current position, Jeff drives sales growth, product innovation and education for floor covering installation products involved with the carpet, resilient and wood flooring installation market segments.