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AGRU offers webinar on protecting concrete infrastructure with AGRU Sure-Grip

News | August 17, 2017 | By:

AGRU America will host a webinar on protecting concrete with AGRU Sure-Grip liners on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

Concrete is the most popular building material in the world, but even this ubiquitous material is susceptible to damage. Engineers have presented ingenious designs over the years to protect critical concrete structures with the purpose of minimizing exposure. Sometimes, however, a project can have much higher protection requirements. Concrete protective liners made of high-quality resins like polyethylene leverage the resin’s material qualities to provide a near-impenetrable barrier against water and corrosive compounds. Sure-Grip has a 25-year record of of success across hundreds of applications from human-made islands to nuclear power plants.

This webinar will introduce viewers to AGRU’s Sure-Grip and explore a number of applications that can benefit from a highly elastic concrete protective liner that provides corrosion and water resistance.

During the webinar, viewers will:

  • Learn about five types of damage that can compromise the integrity of unprotected concrete structures
  • Understand the differences between regular liners and Sure-Grip concrete protective liners
  • Find out about the methods AGRU uses to test and benchmark its liners
  • Discover how Sure-Grip’s installation costs, service lifetime and maintenance costs compares with competing products
  • Learn about Sure-Grip technical specifications and standard applications
  • Have questions answered during a Q&A

This webinar will last for approximately 60 minutes with 20 minutes of Q&A.

The webinar will be taught by Ernie Heins, P.E., a registered professional engineer in South Carolina and Georgia. He earned his B.S. degree from Clemson University in 1988, and has more than 28 years of experience in the design, operation and maintenance of containment and engineered systems utilizing geosynthetics and other thermoplastic materials. Over the past nine years, Heins has served a variety of roles at AGRU America, including his current capacity as business unit manager for specialty products. In this capacity, Heins is responsible for the sales, marketing and technical aspects of concrete protective liners, tunnel lining systems, fluoropolymer systems and semifinished products. Heins has served as private sector director for manufacturing on SWANA’s International Board and was the former president of SWANA’s South Carolina Palmetto Chapter. Heins formerly served as a steering committee member for the National Waste and Recycling Association and is currently active in the National Precast Concrete Association as well as the American Concrete Pipe Association.

To sign up for the webinar, visit Login information will be provided prior to webinar.


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