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Electrically Conductive Adhesives

Posted on 3/25/2019 4:48:53 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

There is a growing need of electrically conductive adhesives for the assembly and fabrication of electronic packaging devices, integrated...

  

Adhesives for Composites

Posted on 2/19/2019 4:14:29 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

High performance adhesives have increasingly been used in transportation, construction, appliance, general industrial, marine, consumer e...

  

Details of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) BOD Meeting and the Building Innovation Conference

Posted on 2/14/2019 4:22:41 PM. By Paul Bertram

The New Year started off with the NIBS Board of Directors meeting in January followed by the Building Innovation Conference held in Washi...

  

Adhesives for Solar Energy

Posted on 1/29/2019 4:54:03 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Photovoltaic energy has evolved to be a very significant source of electrical power.  It is now possible to manufacture large scale,...

  

W Ratings Continued – Usefulness, Testing, Limitations

Posted on 1/28/2019 4:11:00 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last post talked about how W ratings for firestop floor penetrations came about, how they are tested and we talked a little bit about...

  

W Ratings for Buildings – The What, Where and How of Water Ratings

Posted on 11/27/2018 5:13:20 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have been talking about the four different ratings from firestop F rating for fire, T rating for temperature, L rating for air leakage...

  

Highlights of US General Services Administration - GSA’s 2018 report: The Impact of High-Performance Buildings

Posted on 10/10/2018 5:02:58 PM. By ASC

The Impact of High-Performance Buildings (click to enlarge) This report demonstrates how “GSA’s high-performance buildings ...

  

Adhesive Curing by Induction

Posted on 9/20/2018 2:23:26 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Stringent productivity improvement requirements in many industrial, appliance and automotive production demand very short adhesive c...

  

The Riggors of Firestop Tests – T Rating Codes

Posted on 9/13/2018 12:17:32 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Welcome back to our discussion.  We have been talking about the various ratings that firestop applications can provide. We have alre...

  

Adhesives and Sealants Transitional Connections

Posted on 9/6/2018 4:15:42 PM. By Paul Bertram

System installation defects and lack of assembly/system building science impacts performance of sealants and adhesives. In my travels thi...