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July 15, 2015 - Bostik News Building Components

Gold Seal “Best in Class” Warranty

Building owners spend thousands of dollars waterproofing their investments to keep out the elements, but sometimes overlook one of the most important components, sealants. What sealant should I use? How is it applied? What chemistry is compatible with the building substrates that it will bond to? How are these products warranted? Bostik has heard many …

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June 16, 2015 - Bostik News Building Components

Bostik’s Partnership with SWR Institute

An initiative we have taken within our construction sealant division at Bostik is to maintain a positive relationship between all parties including the specifier, general contractor, product installation contractor and building owner. Part of maintaining that positive relationship relies on making sure we go above and beyond to convey the most accurate and relevant data …

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Adhesive Education Series: Physical Properties of Adhesives

There are many different attributes to consider when looking to select a new adhesive. Our technical data sheets (TDS) provide a quick snapshot of some of our adhesives’ key physical characteristics. Our Bostik chemists are on hand to help guide you through the process of selecting the right adhesive for your application. Below you can …

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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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