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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...

  

Adhesive Uses Expanding in Automotive OEM

Posted on 8/7/2018 6:21:41 PM. By Dan Murad, The ChemQuest Group

Historically, mechanical fastening and welding were predominate joining methods used in component and automotive assembly.  By the 1...

  

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...

  

The Rigors of Firestop Tests

Posted on 5/23/2018 2:02:15 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have talked a lot about firestop and how it is tested, but we have not really discussed the various ratings they can achieve.  I&...

  

Microwave Emerging as Alternative Energy Source for Rapid Adhesive Cure

Posted on 5/4/2018 2:33:49 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

There has been ever increasing demand on rapid and effective cure of adhesives while maintaining the pot life in industrial processes.&nb...