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...

  

High Performance Adhesives and Sealants by UV Cure

Posted on 7/17/2018 2:05:04 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Significant progress has been made in industrial, medical, and electronic adhesive technologies to accommodate the need of rapidand stron...

  

The Rigors of Firestop Tests – Part 2

Posted on 7/9/2018 6:25:28 PM. By Sharron Halpert

When you look at a firestop detail and see the F rating, T rating, L rating and W rating. What does that all mean? Last post, located HER...

  

Sustainable Material Management

Posted on 6/18/2018 12:50:39 PM. By Paul Bertram

Early this year, I was an invited speaker at the EPA Forum on Lifecycle Approaches to Sustainably Manage Materials in Building and Infras...

  

2017-2020 North American Market Report for Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 6/7/2018 10:02:34 PM. By Steve Duren, Senior Director Member Services

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has published a new North America Market Report that provides the 2017 adhesive and sealant global...

  

The Universal Source for Selecting, Testing and Verifying Adhesives

Posted on 5/31/2018 5:06:41 PM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin (guest blogger, ChemQuest)

Recently one of my long-time colleagues with an electrical engineering background retired. My colleague, being the inventive sort, had de...