MAPEI Product Support

Here is a great article on how to navigate Mapei support. You have the questions and MAPEI Product Support has the answers!Whether you are a first-time Do-It-Yourselfer putting up a kitchen backsplash, or a seasoned General Contractor bidding on a billion dollar construction project, our highly experienced staff are ready…

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Polyurethane Sealants: One-Component vs. Two-component

The main reason for using a polyurethane sealant is to provide movement when applied in gaps and joints and this is why they are elastomeric and offer +/- 25% movement capability. Sealants are not adhesives but need to have sufficient adhesion to the substrate to remain bonded over their expected…

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HOW TO TOOL SEALANTS IN HORIZONTAL JOINTS

The best advice we can pass along for tooling sealants in saw cut and expansion joints in concrete slabs comes from Wayne BelCher from United Professional Caulking in Seattle.  He is a recognized expert in the field and has published a reference book on waterproofing. We recently watched him lead…

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Trends and Challenges in International Construction

  Posted on October 25, 2017 by Tremco When coordinating large, complex construction projects internationally, it helps to have partners that understand the local market and can provide on-the-ground support. Sam Appiah is Tremco’s VP of International Business who coordinates our Sales and Marketing efforts across the globe. He chatted…

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A HercuLean Acheivement: Replacing Wood with Foam

What if you could replace wood with a foam composite at a fraction of the weight, while making manufacturing processes easier and extending the lifespan of the end product? Nomaco’s transfoamation experts have developed just such a solution with HercuLean™ structural foam. With a name that’s a nod to Hercules, the…

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