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Getting technical: How SMP improves upon traditional solutions

Adhesive bonding has many advantages over mechanical fixing techniques. Bonding ensures the stress distribution in the materials is uniform. The insulating effect of the adhesive prevents contact corrosion which usually results from a difference in electrode potential. Moreover, bonding produces a more aesthetically pleasing finish, with no screws, pop rivets or other fasteners visible. Elastic …

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April 14, 2015 - Building Components

Smart roofing adhesives for harsh weather

Smart roofing adhesives for harsh weather Written by Tom Mylott, Business Manager, Construction Sealants Group Bostik’s smart roofing adhesives and sealants help make roofing manufacturers’ systems perform better. After Hurricane Andrew in 1992, Miami Dade County enacted the nation’s most stringent building codes, which were later incorporated into the Florida Building Codes. Product testing was …

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