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ARTICLE: Sound Control Round Table: Adhesives vs. Underlayments


“Sound control, whether achieved through an adhesive or an underlayment, is an essential component of a hard surface flooring installation. In commercial projects, sound control will help meet building code requirements. In residential homes, a noisy hardwood or resilient could result in an angry callback.”¬†FCI¬†convened a panel of industry experts to discuss adhesives vs. underlayments systems for sound control.

Our panelists include:¬†Mike Micalizzi, Custom Building Products¬†senior director, technical services;¬†J. Alex Keene, Dependable¬†division manager, floor preparation;¬†David Jackson, DriTac¬†field technical services manager;¬†Arthur Mintie, Laticrete¬†senior technical services director;¬†Jeff Johnson, MAPEI¬†business manager, floor covering installation systems;¬†Beth Lee, Maxxon¬†senior development and project manager;¬†Deanna Summers, MP Global Products¬†marketing coordinator;¬†Brian Petit, NAC Products¬†vice president of operations;¬†John Serraino, QEP¬†vice president of product management;¬†Sean Gerolimatos, Schluter Systems¬†technical director;¬†Blair Roberts, Sch√∂nox HPS North America¬†marketing coordinator;¬†Wayne Williams, Stauf¬†director of training and technical/sales support;¬†Mark Lamanno, Titebond/Franklin International¬†technical market manager, flooring; and¬†Brett Fleury, USG¬†product marketing manager, tile and flooring solutions.”

 

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Article by: Michael Chmielecki

May 14, 2018


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