The Unsung Heroes of Tile and Terazzo Installation: Expansion Control Strips
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The Unsung Heroes of Tile and Terazzo Installation: Expansion Control Strips

Apr 15, 2024 Posted by Adam Latham

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Created: Apr 11, 2024; Published: Apr 15, 2024

The Unsung Heroes of Tile and Terazzo Installation: Expansion Control Strips

With tile installation, some elements often go unnoticed despite playing a crucial role in ensuring the longevity and integrity of the finished project. One of these unsung heroes are tile control strips - a fundamental component that are indispensable in tile installation projects.
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Created: Jun 7, 2023; Published: Jul 11, 2023

How you can be confident in the performance of an expansion joint cover

In construction, expansion joints are a gap between two adjacent structural elements or materials and are designed to accommodate the movement of these elements caused by thermal expansion, contraction, seismic activity, vibrations, or other factors.
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Created: Jan 18, 2023; Published: Jan 20, 2023

How many Latham products are there?

After 70 years in business, manufacturing specialised architectural wall and roof fittings, Lathams have invented, perfected, manufactured and supplied many products. Did you ever wonder just how many there are?
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Created: Dec 14, 2022; Published: Dec 19, 2022

Carbon Footprint – Latham - Tread Lightly

When you specify Latham products for inclusion in your project, you do it because you know that they will deliver years and years of service. Clearly, you are focused on the future.
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Created: Aug 26, 2022; Published: Sep 5, 2022

Lathamgrate™ Range – Contemporary Appearance and Outstanding Performance

Drainage and water management is a critical consideration in construction. Commonly used for the rapid evacuation of surface water, a trench drain is characterised by its long length, a channel-shaped body and a grating that is flush with the adjoining surface.
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Created: Jun 8, 2022; Published: Jun 24, 2022

Latham Australia - Landing In Singapore Once Again

Latham Australia are back again at Singapore’s Changi International Airport in 2022, in association with their long-term exclusive Singapore representatives Nikko Industrial Services Pte Ltd. Nikko is now supplying Latham expansion joint covers to the Terminal 2 extension and upgrade.
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Created: Apr 28, 2022; Published: May 30, 2022

What Are The Keys to Successful Installation of Latham’s Stair Tread Nosings?

Latham Australia has almost 70 years of manufacturing experience, which truly makes Latham the expert in floor safety and movement control products.
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Created: Feb 24, 2022; Published: Mar 22, 2022

What Are the Requirements For Tactile Ground Surface Indicators Under AS1428?

Almost everyone has seen Tactile Indicators – one of the vital safety products made and sold by Latham Australia.
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Created: Feb 20, 2022; Published: Apr 21, 2022

How to Maximise the Working Life of Your Stair Tread Nosing

1. Select a Stair Nosing that is Appropriate for the Environment Where it is To Be Installed Assess the type and volume of foot traffic and whether the nosing will be exposed to trolleys or other equipment. A lightweight profile in a high traffic area will wear quickly and result in a short lifespan...
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Created: Jan 28, 2022; Published: Mar 3, 2022

What Is The Typical Lead Time For Latham Products?

Latham Australia have been manufacturing our range of high-quality architectural and safety flooring products for over 70 years, right here in Sydney, Australia. Because we can make our products in such wide variety and to the precise specifications desired, just about all of our products are made t...
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Created: Jan 18, 2022; Published: May 9, 2022

The Use of Tactile Indicator Studs in Stairways

The purpose of tactile indicator studs is to create a textured ground surface on public pathways and access routes with a distinctive, consistent and readily-recognised surface pattern that is detectable by a long cane or underfoot. The textured surface is used to assist vision-impaired pedestrians ...
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Created: Dec 15, 2021; Published: Feb 22, 2022

Are Stair Tread Nosings Suitable For Fire Escapes?

Australia's National Construction Code (NCC) was recently updated to reference the provisions in AS1428.1.2021 for Design and Access for Mobility. Accordingly, compliance is mandatory. The standard applies to new buildings and existing buildings that are being upgraded, altered or refurbished.
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