Adhesive Tapes

Drywall Tape is mold resistant.

Designed for professional drywall installers, FibaFuse(TM) has porous, open fiber design that lets drywall compound flow through and bond with its reinforced glass mat fibers and underlying drywall to promote joint durability. Crack- and mold-resistant solution virtually eliminates blisters and bubbles, requires minimal compound during application, and facilitates correction of tears and dry...

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Reliable, High-Strength Celanex® XFR® PBT From Ticona Helps HVAC Supplier Deliver Eco-Friendly Control System
Rubber

Reliable, High-Strength Celanex® XFR® PBT From Ticona Helps HVAC Supplier Deliver Eco-Friendly Control System

Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany, July 17, 2009 - Kieback& Peter, a Berlin-based supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and system solutions, relies on Celanex® XFR® for the housing of its new miniature actuator. The thermoplastic polyester (PBT) from Ticona Engineering Polymers complies with UL 94 V-0 and is flame-retardant without halogens or...

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Fiber-Optic Sealant handles applications to 716°F.
Sealants

Fiber-Optic Sealant handles applications to 716°F.

Single part, water-dispersed, ceramic-silicone sealant Fiber-Bond(TM) FO-380 seals fiber optic strands into stainless steel and ceramic ferrules used to support fiber optic bundles for high temperature applications to 716°F. It has viscosity of 60 Cp, solids content of 21.0% by weight, and offers moisture resistance and dielectric properties across operating temperature range. Applied by...

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Insulation

Sto Corp. Life Cycle Study Proves EIFS Outperforms Other Claddings

** 50 Year Product Life Tops in the Industry ** ATLANTA - (September 25, 2009) Sto Corp., the innovative world leading manufacturer of energy-efficient cladding systems and high performance architectural coatings, has released a life-cycle study of Sto engineered claddings systems showing they outperform other wall claddings over a full 50-year product life. This new Life-Cycle Inventory (LCI) of...

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Sealing Equipment Buying Guide
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Sealing Equipment Buying Guide

Can't tell the difference between all the different types of sealing equipment? Download this informative sealing equipment buying guide to learn the types, methods, and applications that are available to you.

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Bumpy Road Conditions Are No Match for BASF's Oil Pan Test Challenge
Resins

Bumpy Road Conditions Are No Match for BASF's Oil Pan Test Challenge

Collaboration with Dana Holding Corporation validates results WYANDOTTE, MI, September 25, 2009 - The Sealing Products Group of Dana Holding Corporation and BASF conducted an oil pan module study to demonstrate and validate that Ultramid® PA (polyamide) can perform not only as an oil pan, but also as an oil pan that integrates and combines multiple components and functions. Benefits compared...

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Sealants

Pres-On Offers Free HVAC Sample Kit

o Free Kit Bundles High-Quality Pres-On Tapes and Gasketing Solutions for HVAC Contractors and Distributors to Sample ADDISON, IL, July 31, 2009 - For more than half a century, Pres-On has worked closely with the HVAC Industry to develop specialized products that securely bond metal-to-metal, seal joints and seams, dampen vibration and noise, and provide superior insulation. HVAC contractors turn...

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Hybrid Cushioning Material features biodegradable design.
Miscellaneous Film

Hybrid Cushioning Material features biodegradable design.

Used in conjunction with AirSpeed HC air pillow machine, HC Renew(TM) consists of low-density polyethylene film with up to 10% recycled content. Cushioning structure features rows of small air-filled pockets available in Â-¾, 1, and 1¼ in. cell heights. Utilizing organic additive to accelerate microbial biodegradation without compromising recyclability, HC Renew does not contain...

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Radiopaque Filler meets needs of medical device industry.
Fillers

Radiopaque Filler meets needs of medical device industry.

Added to polymers to make catheters and other medical devices visible under fluoroscopy or x-ray imaging, Foster Bismuth Subcarbonate delivers performance at extrusion step of supply chain that helps improve yields and achieve thinner wall thicknesses. Particle morphology and dispersion characteristics optimize stability in extrusion process, while other properties promote smooth surface.

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Tubes and Tubing

Freelin-Wade Announces New Dental Resin: Silcryn

Today, plastic tubing manufacturer, Freelin-Wade (www.freelin-wade.com) has announced a new tubing material for their dental market customers. The compound is called "Silcryn" and according to a company spokesperson, it will change the industry. The company and their resin suppliers have been working on developing Silcryn for the past two years. It is a low cost thermoplastic alternative to...

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Adhesives

Composite Cement is lightweight and flexible.

Xtreme Lightweight Series is blend of cement with lightweight aggregates and reinforcing fibers. Fireproof, termite-proof, and mold-resistant, it can be cut, trimmed, nailed, molded, and formed into any shape. Product also allows any finish or any texture of wood or stone to be simulated; it attaches to gypsum, wall board, and concrete block, wood, and metal and can be stained, painted, or...

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