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        Luxury Vinyl Plank and



        Tile Adhesives in Today’s




        Environments




































                                                                 BY DAVID FORD, STAUF USA


                here are many challenges that can occur at a jobsite.
                These challenges can be due to many different reasons
                from material, scope of work, employees, and more.
        TThis article will focus on the challenges associated with
        working around other trades on the job site.
            There are a lot of claims in the markets these days with regards
        to adhesive choices for vinyl floor coverings. While there are a lot of
        good choices, there are some things an installer needs to be aware of
        before choosing any adhesive.
          Over the years, adhesive technology has evolved into something
        that resembles real science. In years’ past, many of the carpet
        adhesives and VCT or multi-purpose adhesives have been enough to
        suffice for an adequate amount of hold from the standpoint of both                                       Photos courtesy Stauf USA
        tensile and shear strength. Because of the manufacturing process,
        some of that has had to change due to different content of the actual
        flooring products being installed.


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