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April 28, 2016 - Building Components

Ensuring Floors and Stairs are Squeak-Free: How the Right Adhesive Means Doing the Construction Job Right the First Time

Typically, the cause for squeaky floors and stairs has to do with incorrect materials used at the time of installation. High quality, sub-floor adhesives can aid in proper installation and improve the flooring system’s overall quality. Below are aspects builders should consider when selecting an adhesive to ensure floors and stairs are squeak-free. Using an …

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April 26, 2016 - Building Components

Bostik and Arkema Synergies

Since Arkema acquired Bostik in February 2015, these two global leaders have started building synergies that improve both companies as a whole. Synergy: Protecting Building Exteriors Both Bostik and Arkema have individually worked to protect building exteriors. Bostik manufactures best-in-class sealant products, and Arkema offers industry-standard Kynar® resin-based coatings. For over 50 years, these Kynar resin-based coatings have provided protection and …

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April 26, 2016 - Building Components

Featured Building Components Product: HOW BOSTIK’S PRO-MS 50 STANDS OUT IN THE MARKET

The construction sealants industry continues to grow and is cited to be worth $8.93 billion by 2020. This growth has increased demand for quality sealant products across the construction market. Bostik’s Pro-MS 50 is one product in particular that stands out. What is Pro-MS 50? Pro-MS 50 is a one-component, low modulus and solvent-free Silyl Modified Polyether sealant. This …

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April 15, 2016 - Building Components

Product Safety Considerations to Make When Choosing Sealants

As the construction sealant industry continues to grow, the importance of safety does as well. From holding regular safety meetings to having hazard control action plans in place, the SWRI has documented various procedures to follow in its Safety and Health Manual. One important aspect of safety that often gets overlooked, however, is product safety. Below are some safety …

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