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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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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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