Product Profile: Adhesives and Sealants ’10

AMSI SupplyAMSI Supply
AMSI offers Geocel 2300 Tripolymer Sealant, specifically designed to match most standard metal roofing colors. Geocel 2300 contains no silicone, so it is paintable, can be applied at any temperature, has superior UV resistance, stays flexible while adhering to wet or oily surfaces and adheres to many buildings, including Kynar finishes. Geocel 2300 also features a 50-year service life. Fifteen metal roof colors in stock, six general colors in stock, as well as clear.

Chem-Link Products
All of Chem Link’s 10.1- and 28-ounce products are now packaged in plastic cartridges. The new packaging replaces the former foil cartridges with the same high quality, thick-walled tubes as customarily used for the 10.1 ounce products. It is impervious to jobsite moisture damage, reducing loss in the field and ensuring excellent shelf stability. Chem Link sealants and adhesives in the 10.1 ounce and 28 ounce packaging meet federal OTC, CARB, SCAQMD, and conform to local green building standards.

Conklin professional grade caulk and sealants are designed to stop costly space invaders like moisture and cold air from penetrating homes and businesses. Use around doors, windows and other troublesome areas.

Dynamic Fastener
Titebond WeatherMaster Metal Roof Sealant provides a waterproof seal against water, wind, dust and dirt. It offers adhesion to Kynar-coated metal materials, along with standard metal, aluminum, steel, galvanized bonderized surfaces, plastics and glass. Titebond WeatherMaster Metal Roof Sealant is available in over 50 colors, all of which match today’s popular metal roof and metal siding colors, regardless of the material or manufacturer.

EPDM Coatings
Fix roof leaks with liquid EPDM. A one-coat system means material and cost savings, as well as a lighter load for your roof. Liquid EPDM is nearly identical chemically to sheet EPDM but with the distinct advantage of being a liquid. It is self-adhering and seamless. It takes temperatures from -60 to 400F, waterproofs immediately upon application and will take ponding water 365 days a year. The manufacturer has tested its Liquid EPDM against acrylics, urethanes and other elastomers, with longevity by up to three times longer.

Eternabond adhesiveEternaBond
EternaBond tapes feature MicroSealant adhesive with a built-in primer. The single-bonded polymer, with non-curing rubber, contains no bitumen. Never hardens, shrinks, or loses its adhesive quality and remains flexible at temperatures from -70°F to 250°F. Permanently bonds to a wide range of surfaces (Hypalon, most PVC, TPO, EPDM, modified, metal, BIR, tile and more). Provides a watertight seal on most roof accessories. Tapes have a 15-year warranty for roofing applications, with a life expectancy of 25 years plus, and a 5-year shelf life. Offered in UV Stable RoofSeal; 2-sided DoubleStick; fabric backed WebSeal (designed to be coated); AlumiBond; and CopperFlash.

General SealantsGeneral Sealants, Inc.
GS#4 General Purpose Butyl Tape from General Sealants, Inc., provides an air, water and dust barrier around doors, access doors, roofing ventilation and metal-to-metal surfaces. GS#55 MB Butyl Tape is specifically formulated for the metal building industry and is used worldwide by many of the largest builders as an economical sealant.

GSSI SealantsGSSI Sealants, Inc.
GSSI Sealants, Inc., is an independent, family-owned manufacturer of elastomeric butyl rubber sealant tapes. They have been producing tapes for a wide range of industries for over 30 years. Their popular MB-10A tape is designed to meet all the critical requirements for metal building. Its excellent cohesive and adhesive properties are designed to provide years of worry-free seals between substrates. Technical data sheets available on request.

Ideal Building Fasteners
Ideal Building FastenersIdeal offers several products for the sealing of metal seams and gaps for metal structures. CL-3 cross-linked polyethylene closure strips, offering economy and longevity, are for sealing large gaps, typically under the ridge vent or at the base of the building. Ideal also stocks several sizes of butyl tape, a sticky tape used to seal seams of metal panels. The material does not dry out and is 100% solid with no solvents for years of worry-free seals. The latest edition to their line is Emseal AST acrylic tapes. These tapes are used to seal joints and gaps. They are self-expanding and impregnated with asphalt-infused material to inhibit drying out. Ideal for sealing at valley and hip conditions where ordinary closure strips fail.

Novagard Solutions
Novagard Solutions
Novagard Solutions is a leading manufacturer of sealants for builders, contractors, distributors and suppliers in the construction industry. They carry a full line of Novaflex sealants – Glazing & Building Sealant for windows and doors, Siding & Trim Sealant, Metal Roof Sealant, Advanced Polymer Paintable Sealant and Gutter Seal. Together, all these products can allow a contractor or distributor to do all their purchasing through one company.

Precision Fasteners and Components

Precision Fasteners and Components offer a number of items used in the metal roofing industry. Among those items are high quality Ruscoe Company Nitrile Rubber based sealants. 12-1 Seam Sealer, the preferred water and weather resistant gutter sealant, and Permanent Sealer Clear, a tough transparent roofing sealant that bonds to KYNAR coated metal panels, are just two of the professional-grade, time tested sealants available.

Roofer's WorldRoofer’s World
Roofer’s World offers Eternabond, a revolutionary leak repair tape that bonds to any surface (excluding silicone) at virtually any temperature. It is quick and easy to install in three steps: clean and dry surface, peel and stick tape, and roll to seal. For environmental and user safety, this micro sealant contains no solvents or VOC’s. Eternabond is available in a variety of coatings and sizes for various small and large leak repairs.

Rubex adhesives and sealants

Rubex manufactures a line of extruded preformed butyl tapes in rolls and pre-cut endlap pads, elastomeric caulks and non-skinning pumpable sealants in cartridges, sausages, pails and drums for use in multiple applications in the metal construction industry.

ImmerSeal by Sealex is a pre-cured sealant designed to seal expansion areas in various building envelope applications including expansion joints, roof to wall transitions, curtainwall systems, window perimeters, skylights, metal splice joints and anywhere else a water-tight seal is needed in a high movement area. ImmerSeal is installed using a premium adhesive and is used in both new construction and restoration applications. It has a wide operational temperature range and is resistant to UV degradation and weathering.

SFS intec, Inc

SFS intecSFS intec, Inc. manufactures fasteners and accessories for the post-frame and metal building market. They offer superior accessories such as adhesive sealant tapes, ProfileVent, pipe flashings and closure strips with and without adhesive, available in virtually any panel configuration. SFS intec prides itself on focusing on innovative, advanced technology systems and solutions for customers.

Simpson Strong-TieSimpson Strong-Tie
SET-XP Epoxy-Tie adhesive by Simpson Strong-Tie Anchor Systems is a 1:1, two-component, high-solids epoxy-based anchoring adhesive formulated for optimum performance in both cracked and un-cracked concrete. It has been rigorously tested in accordance with ICC ES AC308 and 2009 IBC requirements and has proven to offer increased reliability in the most adverse conditions, including performance in cracked concrete under static and seismic loading. SET-XP adhesive is teal in color in order to be identified as a high-performance adhesive for adverse conditions.

Synthetic Surfaces
Synthetic Surfaces Inc
NORDOT one-part urethane adhesives are used worldwide for the indoor installation of wood, carpet and other flooring, plus the outdoor installation of synthetic turf for landscaping, sport and recreational surfaces.

Tape ProductsTape Products Company
Tape Products Company is the national distributor of Emseal expandable foam sealant and NPC Sealants – color sealant specialists since 1928. Over 200 colors are available including products for sealing vinyl, metal, wood, glass, plastic, brick, stucco, fiber cement board, roofing, cedar siding, windows, doors, outdoor decks and flashing. Sealants include the best selling Solar Seal 900. Additional building products include reflective insulation, UL181 tapes and other pressure sensitive tapes.

Tek Supply
TekSupply’s line of building adhesives includes Handi-Stick Subfloor Adhesive and Liquid Roc Concrete Fasteners. Handi-Stick Subfloor Adhesive is great for subfloor and construction applications. It provides permanent adhesion to wet, dry and frozen lumber, and replaces up to 10 one-quart tubes of traditional adhesive. It meets HUD 60a, ASTM E-84, ASTM D-3498 and ASTM E-72 requirements. Liquid Roc Concrete Fasteners combine high-bond strength, ease of use and fast cure times, plus meets ASTM C881 requirements.

Topps ProductsTopps Products
Topp’s top-rated Polyprenetm is a universal repair material that seals joints, cracks, flashings, seams, parapets, vents, and gaps around protrusions and rooftop equipment. Never gets brittle. Polyprenetm is now available in convenient 3-1/2 gallon pails. This rubber flashing and repair cement is the best combination available for adhesion, elongation (400 percent at 77 degrees with full return) and tensile strength (700 psi).

Touch ‘n Seal
Touch 'n SealThe CPDS Series 2 delivers both open and closed cell, Class 1 fire-retardant foam and is designed for use in residential and commercial sealing and insulating applications. Using an adjustable constant delivery rate, the CPDS Series 2 operator can apply polyurethane spray foam to horizontal or vertical surfaces. Hoses up to 150’ long allow for jobsite portability and versatility. No chemical calibration is required. With an empty weight of less than 155 lbs., and a 24” x 33” footprint, the CPDS Series 2 fits in the back of a standard truck and easily navigates through standard doorways and entrances.

Triangle Fastener Corporation
TFC 100TM and TFC 116 TM are one-component polyurethane sealants formulated to become tack free and to cure rapidly. They are UV resistant and are touted for their excellent weathering properties, providing long-life performance. The sealants are available in six of the most popular colors to match the customer’s specific need. It bonds to most substrates without priming; is flexible for dynamic joint movement, high abrasion and tear strength; is non-staining; easy to apply; sticks to Kynar finish; and is tested for superior gunning and tooling.

TVM Building ProductsTVM Building Products
TVM’s sealants are a one-component, acetoxy or neutral cure silicone that cures to form a permanently elastic, high modulus, water resistant seal. TVM’s sealants are UV resistant and have excellent adhesion to many building substrates. Most TVM sealants skin in seven minutes with a cure rate of 2 mm/24 hours.

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