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Product Solutions June 2012

Product Solutions June 2012

Curing agents; commercial faucets; wall-cladding systems.


By By Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor | May 31, 2012
This article first appeared in the June 2012 issue of BD+C.

LOW-EMISSION PRODUCTS HELP MEET HIGH-PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

A new line of Dow Epoxy products feature high-performance D.E.H. curing agents. The portfolio includes epoxy components,specialty resins, curing agents, resin blends, and formulated hardener solutions. Specialty offerings in the expanded epoxy portfolio include low-emission and waterborne curing agents. The next-generation D.E.H. 800 waterborne series curing agents are particularly useful in flooring and indoor locations where organic solvents need to be avoided. Benefits include low odor, rapid drying and curing for faster application, and curing ability at low temperatures to allow application in a variety of seasons.

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NEW COMMERCIAL FAUCETS PROVIDE MODERN STYLE, WATER SAVINGS

Designed for the commercial plumbing industry, the new 3500 Series of water metering faucets provides a modern look for offices, retail stores, restaurants, and hospitality settings. The self-closing MVP metering cartridge provides precise water flow and shuts off automatically, conserving water. The series’ solid ECAST brass, chrome-plated body meets local requirements for the reduction of lead in plumbing fixtures. Pre-installed stainless steel hoses connect to standard water supplies. Internal temperature control is accessible above the deck for easy adjustment.

Chicago Faucets

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WALL-CLADDING SYSTEMS GIVE EDGE TO INTERIOR SPACES

Edge interior cladding systems come in four configurations and can also be customized to fit a wide range of spaces. Made with 3form Studio’s Varia Ecoresin material and available in thousands of C3 color interlayers, Edge systems allow Building Teams to refine hues, intensify colors, and alter light transmission to any desired effect, creating a contoured, motion-filled look to interior spaces. Edge systems are premade wall-cladding solutions for 3form’s collection of Ready to Go packages.

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