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...


With More Than 40 Years on the Market, This Water-Based Contact Adhesive Stays the Course

Posted on 2/11/2019 5:34:58 PM. By ASC

3M marks more than 40 years on the market for its Fastbond 30NF water-based contact adhesive. Also, thanks to the move towards solvent-fr...


LIVE WEBINAR: Silicone Sealant and Adhesives (Part 2)

Posted on 2/9/2019 4:24:17 PM. By ASC


LIVE WEBINAR: Silicone Sealant and Adhesives (Part 1)

Posted on 2/9/2019 4:22:58 PM. By ASC


New Adhesives End Thin Metal Welding Woes

Posted on 2/6/2019 1:08:44 PM. By ASC

New adhesives from manufacturer Plexus offers an alternative to welding that could save manufacturers rework and surface imperfections. P...


Diisocyanates: The Chemical Behind Polyurethane and its Many Uses

Posted on 1/30/2019 2:42:19 PM. By ASC

Polyurethane is ubiquitous in today’s world. Soft foams, hard foams, coatings, elastomers, sealants, appliances, apparel and more a...


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...


The Woman Who Quieted New York's Subways with Cotton, Sand and Sealant

Posted on 1/25/2019 1:14:13 PM. By ASC

Built in the 1870s, New York City's elevated railway had a significant problem - the sound of the trains running along the tracks was so ...