LATICRETE Donates Materials for Disabled Veterans Pavilion
The project was spearheaded by Thomas Reger from the Cement Masons Local 633 in Minnesota. The Bricklayers Local Union 1 installation team was led by apprenticeship coordinators Rick Martagon (Navy Veteran) and Mark Wickstrom, Master Stone Carver and Stone Technician, and several other trade unions and suppliers rose to the challenge and joined LATICRETE to realize this important project. LATAPOXY 310 Rapid Stone Adhesive and the LATAPOXY 310 Cordless Mixer sped up the job for the stone installation team by allowing the stone veneers and caps to be spot bonded quickly and easily, a major advantage in terms of speed and productivity over mechanical anchoring, plaster and wire, and the thin-set method of veneer installation.
“We have used LATAPOXY 310 Stone Adhesive in the past doing large-scale marble fireplaces,” said Martagon. “Tom Broderson (LATICRETE Sales Representative) brought the product over to our training center and the brick and stone guys loved it. Traditionally, we would have had to pin the caps to the substrate, but with LATAPOXY 310 Stone Adhesive we didn’t have to do that. It saved us a lot of time.”
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