The risk of a different assessment of the performance of cementitious ceramic tile adhesives in the light of the results of interlaboratory comparisons - analysis of the relationship between the participants of the conformity assessment process of construction products
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Research and Development Center, Atlas sp. z o.o., 2, Kilińskiego St., 91–421 Lodz, Poland
Publication date: 2023-03-10
Cement Wapno Beton 27(6) 372-385 (2022)
The article presents the current state of knowledge on the measurement of the adhesion of cementitious ceramic tile adhesives [CTAs] using the pull-off technique. The author discusses the results of the systematic literature review for the keywords of this article with particular attention to the interlaboratory comparisons [ILCs]. The cementitious CTAs adhesion measurements, particularly the results obtained in the ILCs, became the basis for analyzing the relationship between the participants of the conformity assessment of construction products. The analysis considers the links between science and industry and their environment resulting from formal and legal conditions related to the evaluation of construction products. Based on the study, the author proposes a mind map showing the relationships between potential participants in the CTAs compliance assessment process, with particular emphasis on ILCs. It indicates that using different criteria for evaluating the results of cementitious CTAs adhesion measurement by science and industry is not conducive to developing mutual relations between the two worlds.
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