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Metzger/McGuire Academy: 2‑Day Concrete Joint Filling & Repair Seminar

In this 2-day HANDS-ON course led by the experts at Metzger/McGuire, you’ll learn all aspects of concrete joint filling and repair including optimal use of Metzger/McGuire products, typical jobsite conditions, best practices and equipment for preparing and finishing joints and floor defect repairs and much, much more.

Product Information

Whether you are new to the industry, have new personnel to train, or would just like a refresher and exposure to new products or techniques, we guarantee you will leave this course with new knowledge that can help you improve the efficiency and quality of your concrete joint filling and floor repair work.

During this course, you will learn:

  • Floor joint filling in both industrial and stained/polished concrete floors  
  • Floor joint repair from minor edge spalling or routine joint maintenance to complete joint edge rebuilding and joint restoration  
  • Identification, material selection and repair methods for different types of cracks  
  • Material selection and repair methods for surface defects like pop-outs, spalls and micro-pitting  
  • How to identify potential joint or surface problems in new concrete floors  
  • How to troubleshoot post-installation issues which can result from floor factors beyond the installer’s control  
  • Best equipment options to tackle joint filling and repair operations 
  • Proper sequencing of repair and/or joint filling operations on stained/polished concrete floor projects; how to handle these operations after the fact  
  • How to adjust for project conditions which can adversely impact material finishing 

You will also learn proper installation and finishing techniques for Metzger/McGuire materials, including:

  • MM-80 Heavy Duty, Semi-Rigid Epoxy Joint Filler
  • Edge-Pro 90 and Spal-Pro RS 88 Semi-Rigid Polyurea Joint Fillers
  • Edge-Pro 80 Moisture Tolerant Polyurea Joint Filler
  • SPF Stain Prevention Film
  • Spal-Pro 2000 Rapid Set Polyurea Repair Polymer
  • Armor Hard Structural Epoxy Repair Mortar
  • Rapid Refloor/RRXP Concrete Repair Products
  • SRG Surface Refinement Grout 

Who should attend Metzger/McGuire Academy?

The Metzger/McGuire Academy is ideal for anyone interested in learning more about the proper preparation and installation of concrete floor joint fillers and repair products, both for industrial and stained/polished concrete floors.

  • Installation contractors
  • Concrete polishing contractors
  • Architects/engineers
  • General contractors
  • Facility owners/property managers

Academy Certification Cards:

Metzger/McGuire Academy graduates will receive an Academy certification card and are eligible for any of the individual manufacturer certification cards required by many national specifications to do work on retail and other concrete repair joint filling projects.

The number of employees a company has with certification cards can also be an important factor in helping a company achieve Metzger McGuire Approved Applicator or Approved Repair Contractor Status.

Typical Class Agenda:

8:00 – 8:30 AM Registration/Coffee
8:30 – 8:45 AM Introductions
9:45 – 11:15 AM Intro to Join Prep and Placement (EP 80, RS 88, MM-80, SPF)
11:15 – 11:30 AM Break/Calls
11:30 – 11:45 AM Razor off EP 90 & RS 88
11:45 – 12:45 PM Join Repair (up to 1” wide) (EP 90, RS 88, Spal-Pro 2000, MM-80)
12:45 – 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 – 3:15 PM Joint Repair/Rebuild Over 1”
Baler/Conventional Prep
Large Surface Repair Prep
Placement of Materials
(Armor-Hard, MM-80 SM, SRG/XP, MM-80 (less 1”), Neat and Sand Modified
3:15 – 3:30 PM Break/Calls
3:30 – 4:00 PM Crack Repair – Industrial (Spal-Pro 2000)
4:00 – 5:00 PM Related Equipment Questions
6:30 – 9:30 PM Dinner hosted by Metzger/McGuire
8:15 – 8:30 AM Arrivals/Coffee
8:30 – 9:30 AM Grind Off Structural Repairs
9:30 – 10:45 AM Stained/Polished Considerations
10:45 – 11:00 AM Break/Calls
11:00 – 12:30 PM Surface Repairs; Pop-Outs, Cracks (Rapid Reflood, SRG, RS 88)
12:30 – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 PM Grouting/Delamination Repair (SRG, Rapid Refloor Pit Grout)
2:30 – 2:45 PM Wrap Up/Departures
2:45 – 4:30 PM Optional Additional Instruction


ONLY $199 – $50 for each additional attendee from the same company.

BONUS! Each company to receive a $200 product credit upon completion of the course!
Class Schedule
Date Location Instructor Price Register Now
TBD TBD Metzger/McGuire $199, $50/ea additional Call 800-556-6366


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