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CEU & Versatex Plant Tour – October 5

October 5, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Sometimes knowledge is the best tool an architect can have, which is why VERSATEX takes pride in keeping architects as informed as possible.  Please join us for a 3 credit  AIA CEU course “PVC101: The Benefits and Uses of Cellular PVC Trim” that includes a plant tour, presentation and lunch.

PVC101 – The Benefits & Uses of Cellular PVC Trim

Course #VTX-PVC101

1 LU/HSW Credit

Learning Objectives-Upon completion of this course, architects and participants will understand:

  • The different types and properties of cellular PVC in the building/construction industry.
  • Common cellular PVC products and their end-use applications.
  • A few best design practices (Beaded Ceiling, pre-fabricated corners, fabricted column wraps, window surrounds, and thermal expansion joint design).
  • Some of the “Green” attributes of PVC that make it an ideal exterior building product.

VTX102 – VERSATEX Plant Tour – From Manufacturing to Fabrication and Installation

Course #VTX102

2 LU/HSW Credits

Learning Objectives-Upon completion of this course, architects and participants will understand:

  • The composition of cellular PVC trim, including what ingredients affect weatherability and durability.
  • The process of component blending (micro ingredients) to form a cellular PVC trim compound.
  • How to extrude cellular PVC “Free-Foam” sheet and how the process differs from the “celuka” process.
  • “In-Line” cutting of cellular PVC “Free-Foam” sheet into boards and how-to texture the boards.
  • Tips and Techniques for fabricating “Free-Foam” cellular PVC sheet into beadboard, mouldings, pocketed trims, pocketed fascia and frieze boards, vented soffit, cornerboards, beaded sheet & column wraps.
  • Best Installation Practices as they apply to soffit systems, beadboard, window surrounds, skirtboard, cornerboards, column wraps and accessories.
  • In Plant Recycling/Energy Conservation – what steps plastic manufacturers have taken to recycle as much as 99% of all processed waste significantly reducing waste hauled to a landfill. How extrusion lines are used to heat the plant in the winter months eliminating the use of natural gas.

9:45 am – Arrival

10:00-11:00 am – CEU: PVC101

11:00 am-1:00 pm: 2nd CEU: VTX102 – Tour, Lunch & Learn

To reserve your spot, CLICK HERE.


October 5, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Versatex Building Products
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Aliquippa, PA 15001 United States
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