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Drain-N-Dry Lath & Flex-N-Dry Tape Review

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[SESSION CLOSED] Tuesday, July 14th @ 10:30am EST or Thursday, July 16th @ 2:30pm EST

We understand the importance of building performance and the responsibility that resides with you in selecting the right combination of products. Our team spends countless hours researching and developing products and systems that provide you with the solutions you seek. Drain-N-Dry Lath and Flex-N-Dry Tape are two products that can improve the performance of your manufactured stone veneer or stucco wall systems and save time and labor in the process.

Key takeaways:
In an environment where value engineering is commonplace, this review will provide education on solutions that can support you in confidently holding your spec, and your customers and clients to a higher standard for performance.

Who could benefit from this review:
Masons and Installers, General Contractors, Builders, Project Managers, Architects, Sales Representatives, and anyone involved in the planning and installation of manufactured stone veneer and/or stucco.


 

Flex-N-Dry Tape Topics Covered

  • Building Improvements and material choices are causing different cladding strategies
  • Cladding evolution to drained/drained & ventilated systems
  • Building codes are requiring more drainage
  • Choose a level of protection suitable for your climate
  • There is a new focus on reducing fastener penetrations in the Weather Barrier and Drain-N-Dry Lath could remove half of them
  • Absorptive claddings and solar-driven moisture
  • Labor-saving lath that can’t rust or slash the installer
  • Where to get more info

 

Drain-N-Dry Lath Topics Covered

  • Building movement and brittle finishes
  • High-risk areas to expect differential movement
  • The 3-4 step soft joint handed down from the stucco world
  • Reminder about reduction in wall fastener penetrations
  • No one really likes caulk or sealant
  • How can you address differential movement risk, install faster, in nearly any temperature and still save time and reduce fastener penetrations?
  • Where to get more info
Warranty & Code Review

SESSIONS CLOSED

Over two sessions, we will examine what it takes to meet warranty and code minimums by reviewing the National Concrete Masonry Association’s Manufactured Stone Veneer (NCMA-MSV) Installation Guide. During these sessions, we will break down each step of the installation process and discuss common omissions and errors that can lead to negative impacts on an installation.

Key takeaways:

  • General installation topics and why they are important
  • Education on proper installation techniques
  • Tips and techniques to speed up installation

Who could benefit from this review:
Masons and Installers, General Contractors, Builders, Project Managers, Architects, Sales Representatives, and anyone involved in the planning and installation of manufactured stone veneer.


 

Session 1 Topics Covered

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[SESSION CLOSED] – Tuesday, July 21st @ 8:30am EST or Thursday, July 23rd @ 6:30pm EST

  • What does it take to meet the requirements for a manufacturer’s warranty?
  • Quick overview of building codes for manufactured stone units
  • Review general building code requirements for installation
  • Framed and masonry backup wall systems
  • Necessary weep screed, WRB, lath, and mortars
  • Setting and grouting stone
  • Protective treatments and cleaning
 

 

Session 2 Topics Covered

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[SESSION CLOSED] Tuesday, July 28th @ 8:30am EST or Thursday, July 30th @ 6:30pm EST

  • Commonly used details
  • Flashings, openings, and penetrations
  • Clearances, vertical and horizontal transitions
  • Rainscreens Special considerations when installing over continuous insulation

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