Concrete Repair and Surface Protection to I.S. EN1504 (Modules 1-2)

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Organisation profile

Manufacturing 30 years in Ireland and providing service:  MC stands for innovative, reliable and performing products and system solutions, which benefit engineers, planners, architects and clients alike. Our aim to develop practice-oriented and economical solutions has led to many product innovations and has set standards in the building  industry. We manufacture and distribute  in 30 countries worldwide.

Training aim

Competence training for people involved in the planning, design and execution of concrete repair and surface protection and injection technology, consideration of  I.S. EN1504, parts 2,3,5,7,9. 

Learning objectives

Module 1:
Deepening knowledge on concrete defects in building construction and civil engineering;  repair standards, mortars, fine fillers, coating types; application details, system build up; fire resistance.
Module 2:

Injection Technology - Crack and void assessment and repair concept / repair objectives; injection materials and its properties; application details, injection pumps and packers; specialities.

Course outline

Injection Technology is widely used often as a repair concept to provide missing material properties, such as water tightness, strength/bonding and durability. The European Standard  I.S. EN 1504, part 5 regulates the use and the limitations of injection materials, which must be CE-certified to tested properties. In addition health and safety  / environmental considerations are often required, i.e. for drinking water applications. Examples are given for the various uses of Injection Technology.

Trainer's profile

Steve McCormack: Graduate of Bolton St in Civil Engineering and a Diploma in Project Management from Trinity College.  The General Manager of Ireland & UK for MC-Building Chemicals. With 16 years of knowledge of applying and supplying specialist technological systems for Concrete Protection and Repair; Industrial Flooring and Crack Injection Technology and Waterproofing.
Eddie Wilson: Senior Sales Representative, over 20 years experience

Ian Minihane: Technical Sales Representative, over 20 years experience

Course duration

Module 1: 1-2 hours

Module 2: 1-2 hours

Assessment & certification

Participant's CPD-representative in conjunction with course provider.

Who should attend

Designers/Planners/Contracting Companies: Consulting engineers, QS, contract managers