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Re: [sccpartners] epoxy terrazzo Randy Frye (30 Mar 2010 08:40 EDT)

Re: [sccpartners] epoxy terrazzo Randy Frye 30 Mar 2010 08:40 EDT

Kris wrote:
I am very interested in the up coming school for inspector class. Can I
> get a few references of past attendees?

Hi Kris:
I took Dr.Freds Stone Restoration class about 14 years ago and was over
whelmed with all the usable, time saving, money making information given
then. I can only imagine your benefit of taking any class Fred offers.

Randy Frye
Cleaning Edge- Stone Restoration Division

On 3/26/10 12:29 PM, "Kris Dougherty" <kris@marblefloorsandmore.com> wrote:

> Fred,
> I am very interested in the up coming school for inspector class. Can I
> get a few references of past attendees?
> Thank you.
> Kris
>
> Dr Fred wrote:
>> Yes, there will be a certification test on Friday. Call me if you have
>> any questions   828 301 9796
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 8:13 AM, Kris Dougherty
>> <kris@marblefloorsandmore.com <mailto:kris@marblefloorsandmore.com>>
>> wrote:
>>
>>     After the class will one be certified stone and tile inspector?
>>     Kris
>>
>>     Dr Fred wrote:
>>
>>         the schedule of classes is at www.thestoneandtileschool.com
>>         <http://www.thestoneandtileschool.com>
>>         <http://www.thestoneandtileschool.com>. my next class is in
>>         April, look under stone inspection
>>
>>
>>         On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 11:39 PM, Kris Dougherty
>>         <kris@marblefloorsandmore.com
>>         <mailto:kris@marblefloorsandmore.com>
>>         <mailto:kris@marblefloorsandmore.com
>>         <mailto:kris@marblefloorsandmore.com>>> wrote:
>>
>>            When is the next class and where?
>>            Kris
>>
>>            Dr Fred wrote:
>>
>>                 this is an epoxy terrazzo floor restored with a
>>         sustainable
>>                polishing method..NO CHEMICALS where used.
>>                here is another
>>
>>
>>
>>                Ill be discussing this method in an upcoming seminar as
>>         well
>>                as my inspection class.
>>
>>                On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 11:29 AM, John Freitag
>>                <jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com
>>         <mailto:jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com>
>>                <mailto:jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com
>>         <mailto:jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com>>
>>                <mailto:jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com
>>         <mailto:jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com>
>>
>>                <mailto:jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com
>>         <mailto:jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com>>>> wrote:
>>
>>                   Stu,
>>
>>                              I always approach epoxy terrazzo the same
>>         as cement based
>>                   terrazzo. In most cases the terrazzo installer diamond
>>                grinds the
>>                   floor up to 80 to 120 grit. In many cases they are using
>>                diamond
>>                   plug in their equipment. These diamond are usually most
>>                aggressive
>>                   than the diamond we use in the restoration business.
>>
>>                              The process I use on terrazzo both cement
>>         based and epoxy are
>>                   listed below.
>>
>>                   1.       If floor is coated with a wax or terrazzo
>>         sealer I
>>                strip
>>                   the floor using a goo d alkaline based stripper.
>>
>>                   2.       If the floor has never been in a natural
>>         polished
>>                   condition, I start with a 50 grit resin diamond,
>>         this will
>>                   guarantee to remove any scratch patterns left behind
>>         from the
>>                   installers.
>>
>>                   3.       I continue to hone up to 400 or 800
>>         depending upon the
>>                   color of the terrazzo. If the terrazzo is a light
>>         color I
>>                stop at
>>                   400, if the stone is black or green or dark colors I
>>         stop
>>                at 800
>>
>>                   4.       I then polish the floor with 5X polishing
>>         powders
>>
>>                   5.       Then depending upon the finish I want I may
>>         do light
>>                   application of crystallization ( which is an
>>         approved method of
>>                   polishing from the Terrazzo Institute )
>>
>>                              on cement based terrazzo you can do
>>         another process.
>>
>>                   1.       Strip the floor if necessary.
>>
>>                   2.       Diamond grind from 50 to 220
>>
>>                   3.       Apply a concrete densifier pour on terrazzo and
>>                gkeep the
>>                   surface wet for 45 minutes, then vac off the excess.
>>
>>                   4.       Apply a thin application of the densifer
>>         using a
>>                finish
>>                   mop , do not leave any excess on the surface.
>>
>>                   5.        Allow the mopped on densifier over night
>>
>>                   6.       Hone 400,800             7.       Then
>>         crystallize the finish the floor and the
>>                cement will
>>                   both polish and the shine and finish will be
>>         outstanding                          If you need additional
>>         information , please advise
>>
>>                   John E. Freitag
>>
>>                   President/Director
>>
>>                   The Stone and Tile School
>>
>>                   Office 407-567-7652
>>
>>                   Cell 407-615-0134
>>
>>                   jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com
>>         <mailto:jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com>
>>                <mailto:jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com
>>         <mailto:jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com>>
>>                   <http://jfreitag@thestoneandtileschool.com
>>         <http://thestoneandtileschool.com>
>>                <http://thestoneandtileschool.com>>
>>
>>
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>>
>>                                                    *From:*
>>         rosen.stuart@gmail.com <mailto:rosen.stuart@gmail.com>
>>                <mailto:rosen.stuart@gmail.com
>>         <mailto:rosen.stuart@gmail.com>>
>>         <mailto:rosen.stuart@gmail.com <mailto:rosen.stuart@gmail.com>
>>                <mailto:rosen.stuart@gmail.com
>>         <mailto:rosen.stuart@gmail.com>>>
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>>
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>>                <mailto:rosen.stuart@gmail.com
>>         <mailto:rosen.stuart@gmail.com>>>]
>>
>>                   *On Behalf Of *stuart rosen
>>                   *Sent:* Wednesday, March 24, 2010 5:12 PM
>>                   *To:* Restoration and Maintenance
>>                   *Subject:* [sccpartners] epoxy terrazzo
>>
>>                              Hi All,
>>
>>                   Have to do a epoxy terrazzo job next week. Curious as to
>>                what are
>>                   some of the techniques used by others.
>>
>>                   We find a starting point with diamonds and go wet to
>>         3500g
>>                on our
>>                   lavina, clean it up and call it a day( or in some
>>         cases a
>>                couple
>>                   of days!)
>>
>>                   Any info would be great.
>>
>>
>>
>>                   --     Regards,
>>                   Stu Rosen
>>                   201-446-1200
>>                   www.mbstone.com <http://www.mbstone.com>
>>         <http://www.mbstone.com>
>>                <http://www.mbstone.com>
>>                   www.stoneshine.com <http://www.stoneshine.com>
>>         <http://www.stoneshine.com>
>>                <http://www.stoneshine.com>
>>                   "A posse ad esse "
>>
>>
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>>          April 26-30 www.thestoneandtileschool.com
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