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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...

  

Edible Adhesives - It's Time for a New Innovation

Posted on 1/11/2019 5:09:29 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

With the increase in dietary concerns, there is a need for a new edible material which can be used for adhering spices to foods, particul...

  

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...

  

Adhesive and Sealant Selection Guide for OEM Paint, Trim and Final Assembly Shops - Developing a Useful Guide for the Industry

Posted on 10/25/2018 4:13:41 PM. By Dan Daley

The challenge in developing a useful guide involves balancing comprehensive coverage of in-scope topics without inevitably getting lost...

  

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 ...

  

The Forgotten Transportation Tiers

Posted on 9/26/2018 2:08:51 PM. By Jim Swope

Understandably, the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) tends to be the primary focus when analyzing the automotive market (or the broa...

  

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...