Dipl.-Ing. Mario Sommer

Head of Technical Assistance and Project Consulting

Sopro Bauchemie GmbH

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Personal Biography

Dipl.-Ing. Mario Sommer was born on 2 March 1964 in Schupbach, Germany. He started his career at Ato Findley Deutschland as Construction consultant and seminar leader. In July 1999 Mr Sommer joined Sopro Bauchemie GmbH, based in Wiesbaden, Germany as Deputy Head of Technical Assistance, where he is now the Head of Technical Assistance and Project Consulting. Since 2009 Mr Sommer has been an Authorised Officer for Sopro Bauchemie GmbH and, since 2014, also a publicly appointed and sworn expert for failures in constructions with ceramic coverings. Mr Sommer also participates in various working groups and standards committees.

Presentation Abstract

Large-format ceramic coverings - a challenge for adhesives

Ceramic coverings are now featuring ever-larger formats, whose design appeal has been discovered by clients and architects.

Yet, larger formats pose a significant challenge for adhesives as these have to accommodate all resulting stresses while simultaneously achieving a strong bond with the sometimes very smooth, impervious rear faces of the units.

Presentation Time

Breakout V: Innovations in Construction

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 16:00 - 16:30

FEICA Conference