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  • Training

    How to determine the initial strenght

    The market for constructive sealants is fast growing. More and more mechanical fasteners are replaced by constructive elastic bonds. Constructive...

  • FAQ

    Glazing systems

    A good execution of the glazing system significantly influences the durability of the total construction. For the execution and construction of...

  • Training

    The influence of temperature on sealants

    Working with sealants at different temperatures In general, it is recommended by manufacturers of sealants to use products at temperatures of 5-25°C....

  • FAQ

    Damage to sealant joints by animals

    Sealants used in construction and industry applications must provide a permanent seal between building materials. In normal conditions, combined with...

  • Applications

    Installation of window- and doorframes with Polyurethane Foam

    Traditional window- and doorframes are installed by using frame anchors. This way of working is time consuming and demands craftsmanship. More often...

  • Legal

    DoP finder

    As of July 1st 2014, the Construction Products Regulation (CPR, EU 305/2011) became effective for sealants throughout the European Union. This...

  • Concepts

    Zwaluw FireProtect

    Products for Passive Fire Protection are the primary means, included in the construction of a building, limiting flames, heat and smoke to spread and...

  • Applications

    Facade panel bonding

    The use of HPL-facade panels has strongly increased against the classical facade panelling which was normally made of plywood. The choice for these...

  • FAQ

    Syneresis & Silicones

    Sometimes a small clear oily separation is visible when a cartridge is opened. This we call leaching.