Building Materials

New Miura Board Building Material is Suitable for Heavy Traffic Outdoor Applications
Building Materials

New Miura Board Building Material is Suitable for Heavy Traffic Outdoor Applications

The Miura™ Board Building Material is available with 10% carpet backing up to 70% based on the requirement of finished product. It is made of continuous extrusion and lamination that allows required length and thicknesses between ¼ in. and 2 in. The Miura Board is suitable in siding, decking, reusable concrete forming, and marine applications. The product can be drilled, cut, routed, and...

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Walker Zanger's New Bera & Beren Tile Recreates Carved Limestone Aesthetic
Building Materials

Walker Zanger's New Bera & Beren Tile Recreates Carved Limestone Aesthetic

Collection includes coordinated wall and floor tiles, offering a complete design solution LOS ANGELES - JANUARY 16, 2018 - Walker Zanger, the world’s most comprehensive stone and tile company, recreates the look and feel of carved limestone through its new Bera & Beren collection of porcelain floor and ceramic wall tiles. With wallcovering and flooring options, designers are able to perfectly...

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Spancrete Partners with Shanghai Builder, Increases Global Impact
Concrete

Spancrete Partners with Shanghai Builder, Increases Global Impact

Spancrete precast building components will be first of their kind in the region WAUKESHA, Wis. – Spancrete, the world leader in precast/prestressed concrete building solutions, has partnered with a builder in Shanghai to produce modern precast buildings in Shanghai. The company, Shanghai CITI_RAISE Construction Group, is building multi-level, multi-family homes with their new Spancrete precast...

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Miscellaneous Panels

Gypsum Board achieves acoustical control.

Designed for residential and commercial construction projects requiring high sound transmission class rating of 50 and higher, CertainTeed® SilentFX® QuickCut can be used for interior walls and ceilings. Product consists of viscoelastic polymer that is sandwiched between 2 dense core gypsum boards. Manufactured as Â-½ in. single panel without paper or metal in...

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Miscellaneous Panels

Wall Insulation Panels help meet R-value requirements.

Designed to add insulation value to outside of exterior sidewalls while serving as nailable base for exterior sidewall coverings, ThermaCal® Wall Insulation Panels minimize heat loss and cold drive into living space of home. Panels also help meet increased R-value energy code requirements being adopted in certain climate zones. By covering studs while adding continuous insulation to rest of...

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Miscellaneous Panels

Composite Sheathing helps lower energy bills.

Made with 100% composite materials and manufactured without adhesives, Composite Structural Insulated Sheathing optimizes building strength and air quality while earning LEED points and NAHB green certification. Fiberglass reinforced thermoset skin is impervious to moisture and is bonded by chemical reaction to polyurethane foam insulation during manufacturing, eliminating delamination....

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City of Davenport Opens New Fabric Building to House Public Buses
Roofing

City of Davenport Opens New Fabric Building to House Public Buses

DAVENPORT, Iowa - The city of Davenport, Iowa, has opened a new bus storage facility for the Davenport CitiBus public transportation system. The tension fabric structure was designed, manufactured and installed by Legacy Building Solutions. Prior to construction of the facility, Davenport’s city buses were housed in a large building across the Mississippi River in neighboring Illinois. The new...

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Miscellaneous Compounds

Sheet Molding Compound Solutions use boron-free glass.

Designed for automotive and transportation Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) applications, Advantex® ME1975Â- glass fiber multi-end roving creates Class A surface appearance without rippling. Providing optimal wetting performance with glass content as high as 60% in epoxy-based SMC applications, Advantex ME1510 can produce lighter and stronger products that can replace traditional metal in...

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Miscellaneous Fabrics and Cloths

New Plant to Help Owens Corning Meet Demand for Bio-based Products

Gastonia, North Carolina, facility to feature advanced manufacturing technology to meet growing customer demand for Sustaina®, the company's non-woven glass fiber fabric ORLANDO, Fla. – Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, is building a new advanced technology facility in Gastonia, North Carolina, that will help meet...

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Structural Bridges

Pennsylvana Companies Design, Pultrude and Fabricate a Fiberglass Bridge for the Mid State Trail Association

Loysburg, PA — A triad of veteran companies skilled in the design, manufacturing and fabrication of fiberglass bridge structures recently supplied an 85' long, 4' wide pedestrian bridge to the Mid State Trail Association. The bridge replaced a wooden swinging bridge that had been removed from service due to severe deterioration. The new fiberglass bridge spans Yellow Creek near Loysburg, PA,...

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Solder Redefined
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Solder Redefined

Indium Corporation has developed a new twist on traditional solder by developing a composite with a reinforced matrix internal structure. The result is a solder with increased strength and reliability. Check out this video to learn more about the mechanics behind the groundbreaking technology.

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