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Tremco Applications with PUMA Waterproofing Technology

Let’s talk about PUMA Technology.  Polyurethane-methacrylate or PUMA technology provides superior elongation over traditional MMA/PMMA technology systems. These rapid curing systems feature extreme durability, fast cure independent of low temperature, crack bridging, tenacious adhesion and superior abrasion resistance. Tremco offers two systems with this flexible methacrylate waterproofing: Vulkem® EWS Traffic Coating System and TREMproof® PUMA….

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Tremco for Your Building Envelope Solutions

Tremco has developed the most com­prehensive building envelope protection in the industry. Different projects, different solutions At Tremco, we understand that no two projects are exactly the same. That’s why we’ve created a full range of weatherproofing technologies and chemistries to meet any combination of design, performance and budget requirements.  From the foundation to the….

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Solving Construction Problems

Scottie Stinson, Bob Ochs and Brian Stroik from Tremco Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing presented at the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) training seminar at the Elkhorn Conference Center located at Fort Carson, Colorado.  The audience included over 40 representatives from USACE districts nationwide who are responsible for design reviews and performing daily quality assurance inspections….

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Tremco Solutions for Parkland Hospital in Dallas

Tremco’s Proglaze ETA Engineered Transition Assembly was able to span the gap needed to accomodate the combined thicknesses of the continuous board insulation and limestone veneer to assure continuous, compatible performance between adjoining assemblies. The objective was to create a healthcare facility with a 50+ year lifespan to serve generations to come. The integrity of….

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Fact or Fiction? Peel-and-Stick Membranes and Tapes are Effective Transitions

FICTION.  Peel-and-stick membranes and tapes are designed to be adhered to sound structural surfaces (non-moving). The material application requirements clearly state to not bridge across gaps and voids.  Using them at transitions in moving joints is counter to how they were designed to be used. Peel-and-stick membranes and tapes are commonly used as a rough….

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Managing Connections: Window-to-Wall

Connections throughout the building enclosure are key to the longevity of the structure and its structural components, energy consumption, indoor air quality and maintenance.   While there are many connections which are critical, window-to-wall connections are where most problems occur.  Just one small gap can lead to air and moisture infiltration. During construction, on-site conditions can….

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Innovative Technology making Curtain Wall Connections “Quicker, Easier and Cleaner”

The connections from a curtain wall to a block wall steel structure or wood structure used to be a multi-step process for Oakville Glass & Mirror Ltd. in Oakville, Ontario.  It required priming the wall and the peel-and-stick air barrier membrane before installation, adding time and labor to the project.  On wood structures, the movement….

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