October 2019 Lagler/Loba Training Recap

On October 16th and 17th, 2019, we hosted a Lagler/Loba training event at our King of Prussia, PA headquarters to give hardwood floor contractors the opportunity to learn sanding finishing techniques. Course participants got hands-on experience in sanding multidirection wood panels using Lagler machines and finishing them with Loba products.

Marc Schulz, Vice President of Lagler North America, was present to demonstrate the Lagler machines and proper sanding techniques, as well as machine maintenance tips. Tom Zagula, Loba sales representative for the Northern U.S. demonstrated Loba products and finishing techniques.
Participants got the opportunity to work hands-on with Lagler machines such as the Hummel, Trio, and Flip, learning proper techniques under the direction of experts.

For some participants, it was their first time operating Lagler machines and working with Loba products.

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We strive to provide educational experiences for hardwood floor contractors, so we were elated to host this event.

Check out some pictures of the training and the finished panels! Many different looks were created, demonstrating the versatility of Loba products.

Left side, closest to camera: Brown Pretone with Intensive Chalk

Middle panel on left side: Brown Pretone with Ebony Intensive Sealer

Right side, furthest from camera: Brown Pretone with Impact Oil Chalk

Gray panel closest to camera: Pretone Steel with Chalk Intensive Sealer

Middle brown panel on right side: Pretone Steel with Ebony Intensive Sealer

Gray panel on right side, furthest back: Pretone Steel with Impact Oil Chalk

Rhomboid pattern on left: A buff and recoat job Recoated with Easy Finish Satin

Middle panel: Sanded down to bare wood. Two coats of Hybrid Semigloss 

Monticello pattern: Single coat of transparent Impact Oil, which is a standalone system.

Loba finish and stain on red oak panel

Red Oak coated with one coat of Easy Prime and stained four different colors – Strong White, Ebony, Classic Gray, and Antique Brown (all alcohol stains). Coated with Easy Finish.

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