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A Sticky Question for MIT Researchers: How do Mussels Stay Put?

Posted on 7/31/2013 3:50:16 PM. By ASC

For years scientists and industry have been pursuing biomimetic adhesives. Research has focused on barnacles, kelp, geckos, insects, and ...

  

Sika Helps Complete Europe's Largest Concrete Reinforcement Bridge Strengthening Project

Posted on 7/31/2013 3:48:36 PM. By ASC

The M3 Hawley Lane Bridge near London recently underwent substantial repair and reinforcement. In response to the bridge deflecting under...

  

Using Sealants as a Stop-Gap for Water Intrusion

Posted on 7/25/2013 6:46:32 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last post, I began digging deeper into the subject of water intrusion into building walls.  I looked at several classic water ...

  

A Focus on Evaluating Building Wall Systems for Water Intrusion and Common Causes of Failure

Posted on 7/15/2013 3:19:23 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last blog, I focused on a review of details for the ASTM E2128 guide as commonly used to evaluate in-place constructed walls for...

  

And You Thought EIFS Had Problems?

Posted on 7/15/2013 2:33:50 PM. By Thomas G. Dolan

Wait Until You Find Out What’s Happening with Brick, Wood and Vinyl Siding...

  

A Focus on Evaluating Building Wall Systems for Water Intrusion

Posted on 7/5/2013 3:43:54 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last blog, I focused on the pending activities at the ASTM C24 (Building Seals and Sealants) Committee week meeting.  I espec...

  

Sika Acquires Manufacturer of Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 6/27/2013 4:31:39 PM. By ASC

Sika A.G. has acquired Everbuild Building Products Ltd., which makes adhesives and sealants, including polyurethane-based products. Everb...

  

A Review of the Activities at the June, 2013 ASTM C24 Committee Week Meeting In Indianapolis

Posted on 6/24/2013 2:39:45 PM. By Bob Braun

Blog By: Former Dow Chemical Foam Sealants R & D Leader Bob Braun  In my last blog, I focused on the pending activities a...

  

Evans Adhesive Ups Its Game; Expands Resources in Sales and Service

Posted on 6/19/2013 4:33:51 PM. By ASC

Evans Adhesive Corporation, a leading US manufacturer of industrial adhesives, announced that they are investing in media and services to...

  

Ashland Inc. and UPM to Collaborate on Research and Development of UPM Biofibrils Technology

Posted on 6/19/2013 4:30:00 PM. By ASC

Ashland Inc. has entered into collaboration with UPM to develop applications for UPM’sBiofibril technology. The Biofibril...