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Aerosol Envelope Sealing Update: Crafting a Better Adhesive

Posted on 3/13/2013 5:52:14 PM. By ASC

The Western Cooling Efficiency Center at UC Davis is developing a commercially viable envelope sealing system. This system is designed to...

  

Building Wall Assemblies: Focus on Testing for Water Leakage and the Role for Sealants and Adhesives

Posted on 3/13/2013 1:06:41 PM. By Bob Braun

  In the last blog, I focused on the value of assembly tests and the relative new ASTM E2357-11 Standard Test Method for Determini...

  

Building Wall Assemblies: Focus on Wall Designs for Air Leakage Testing and the Role for Sealants and Adhesives

Posted on 2/27/2013 3:28:25 PM. By Bob Braun

  In the last blog, I focused on the three common wall designs: cavity walls, barrier walls, and mass walls.  You might want to...

  

Henkel extends Health and Safety Adhesive Range with High- and Low- Viscosity Variants

Posted on 2/20/2013 8:06:34 PM. By ASC

Henkel’s Loctite Health and Safety range now includes high- and low-viscosity adhesives. The Loctite line is comprises of cyanoacry...

  

Use Adhesive Hooks to Organize Your Pot Lids and Save Cabinet Space

Posted on 2/20/2013 8:05:49 PM. By ASC

Lids for pots and pans can be particularly challenging to store – they don’t stack or fit neatly into small spaces. But adhes...

  

Mortar vs. Tile Adhesive When Installing a Backsplash

Posted on 2/20/2013 8:03:47 PM. By ASC

Mortar is commonly used to attach tiles to drywall or flooring. However, tiles can also be installed using an organic tile adhesive calle...

  

WACKER Opens New Dispersions Plant in South Korea

Posted on 2/20/2013 8:02:44 PM. By ASC

In early February, WACKER Chemical Company opened a new South Korean plant, expanding on their existing site for vinyl acetate-ethylene c...

  

Building Wall Assembly Types and the Role for Sealants and Adhesives

Posted on 2/20/2013 2:52:48 PM. By Bob Braun

  In the blogs 1-18, I focused mostly on roofing applications.  In blog 19, I began looking at the use of sealants and adhes...

  

New Sealant, Coating to Bring Even More Energy Efficiency to Orange Beach Recreation Center

Posted on 2/6/2013 8:25:34 PM. By ASC

The Orange Beach Recreation Center is an example of how sealants and coatings can update old buildings and provide energy savings. A comb...

  

Review of the January 13-15, 2013 Meeting of ASTM C24 on Building Seals and Sealants

Posted on 1/30/2013 3:13:28 PM. By Bob Braun

I am reporting on the results of the activities that took place recently in Ft Lauderdale, Florida at the three day semi-annual meeting...