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Grow Your Business By Offering Fast Set Coatings

How The Addition Of Protective Coatings To Your Business Can Provide An Advantage Over The Competition By Alan Cain, Group Leader/Senior Research Chemist, Chemline Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is widely used in residential and workplace walls and ceilings to insulate and reduce air leakage. Why? Because as much as 40 percent of a building’s energy is lost due to air infiltration. ...

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Batting Thousands… In Energy Savings

Spray Foam Insulates and Provides Energy Efficiency to Retired Baseball Player’s Home By Juan Sagarbarria We cannot reveal the identity of the owner of the home. What we do know about this individual is that he’s a former professional, World-Series-winning baseball player, enjoys the views and weather of the state of Colorado, and appreciates energy efficiency in his abode. How ...

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Of Foam And Fish

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Spray polyurethane foam helps efficiently and effectively insulate an 84-gross-ton fishing vessel from the frigid waters in which she sails. By Jen Kramer One hundred thousand pounds of fish. By any measure, that is a big haul. Now imagine a ship with a fish hold large enough to contain a catch that substantial. It would have to be pretty well insulated, wouldn’t ...

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A Sweet Duet

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SPF insulation and a Tiny Home combine in a symphony of savings for a world-renowned musician. By Jen Kramer The tiny home trend is sweeping the nation. According to the U.S. Census, the average size of an American home is 2,600 square feet, while the average size of a tiny home is 500 square feet. That’s a noticeable difference. A ...

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Thinking Outside The Tank

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Constant wind, tiny isopods, a busy site, and a compressed deadline – this tank project presented multiple challenges for the unfazed foam crew. By Jen Kramer The power company knew that their 12,600-square-foot, 40-foot-tall, 70-foot-diameter, 1,000,000-gallon, service water tank was in need of exterior insulation. Although it was not yet corroded, given the elements and the location, it was just ...

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Spray Foam Canada

ISO Certification CUFCA, Morrison Hershfield

The Importance of ISO Certification What the S718 standard means for you. In Canada, industry standards are in a constant state of update, involving different CAN/ULC SPF task groups made up of manufacturers, certification bodies, and other industry stakeholders that strategically set these rules to ensure safety and efficiency in product use and workplace practices. This directly applies to spray ...

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Spray Foam Canada: Insulating the Big Box Store’s Big Box

Actually insulating the 460,000 square foot Costco distribution turned out to be the easiest part of the job

When Costco opened a massive new distribution center, they turned to spray foam to keep the building insulated. By Jen Kramer Just north of Toronto, in the province of Ontario, is the city of Vaughn. According to the 2011 Canadian census, Vaughn was Canada’s fastest growing city for the years 1996 to 2006, experiencing an 80 percent growth rate. A ...

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SPF and SLS Help NASA Explore Deep Space

Spray Foam Insulation Allows NASA to get to Mars

By Jen Kramer Mars. The Red Planet. 142 million miles away from our sun. Visiting such a place – let alone colonizing it – was long thought to be in the realm of science fiction. But now, thanks to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Space Launch System (SLS) and spray polyurethane foam (SPF), fiction is quickly becoming fact. ...

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High-Rise Comfort And Efficiency / Immeubles à Stages Pour Du Confort Et De L’Efficacite’

Closed-cell foam was sprayed to the entire perimeter of the building's interior on every floor. / De la mousse à cellule fermée a été giclée sur tout le périmètre intérieur et sur chaque étage de l’immeuble.

Ontario-based high-rise apartments benefit from Elastochem’s Insulthane Extreme closed-cell spray polyurethane foam featuring Honeywell’s Solstice LBA Le domaine du condo à étages de l’Ontario bénéficie de Insulthane® Extreme, une mousse de polyuréthane à cellules fermées pulvérisée de Elastochem avec l’agent liquide de gonflement (ALG) Solstice de Honeywell By Juan Sagarbarria, French Translation By Marc Kast There’s always a first. Like ...

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Harvesting SPF Success

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Spray Foam Provides Energy Efficiency to Modern-Day Urban Farm Why is the concept of urban farming so rewarding and lucrative? Easy – there’s a high demand for fresh, natural products that complement the healthy lifestyle of everyday folks. A close proximity to towns, villages, or cities brings significant traffic to these farmer’s markets that is not seen in typical farms ...

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