Most Featured Products 2019
Firestop Compressible Intumescent Foam Strips
Blaze Foam is a compressible, fast installation intumescing foam strip for firestopping dynamic and static head-of-wall, bottom-of wall and wall-to-wall joints. The product is a charcoal-colored, polyurethane foam strip designed for easily compressing by hand into construction joints on both sides of the wall up to 1-inch-wide. For more information, visit rectorseal.com.
Firestop System for Drywall Applications
Total Track Solution is a pre-formed solution that seals drywall joints at the same time track is installed. This versatile top-of-wall system can be used with any track to achieve fire, smoke and STC ratings by filling the gap between metal tracks and imperfect concrete. For more information, visit us.hilti.com.
Custom Fabricated Intersections
While the wall pictured may appear to be a panel system designed to mimic the layout of concrete blocks, in reality it consists of custom fabricated intersections that were precisely measured, cut and welded together in the company’s facility from the Drywall Reveal (DWR 625-375). In addition to custom fabricated intersections, the company offers trim in a number of shapes and reveals for drywall to meet just the right design look. For more information, visit flannerytrim.com.
Rainscreen Cladding System
StoVentec ventilated rainscreen cladding system provides designers with a range of aesthetic choices and the ability to achieve distinctive looks for building façades coupled with the highly-engineered performance characteristics. StoVentec Glass is an elegant design solution comprised of glass-faced composite panels, thermal insulation and robust sub-construction. For more information, visit stocorp.com/rsc.
Non-combustible Continuous Insulation
The CladStone Water & Fire Block Insulation is a noncombustible continuous insulation mineral wool product. This mineral wool product allows for the effective drainage of water from an exterior wall cavity system, while offering exceptional thermal efficiency, fire resistance and acoustical performance. To learn more, visit jm.com.
Layout System Laser
The QML800G QuickMark Layout system is composed of two bright, green beam lasers that mark a highly visible “X” at the desired point location. The system communicates via Wifi with an Android tablet controller. Architectural files can be loaded directly onto the tablet and the floor plan can be viewed in the BuildView field software. For more information, visit spectrageospatial.com.
Formaldehyde-free Mineral Wool
The formaldehyde-free Thermafiber mineral wool insulation solutions represent a breakthrough for architects, specifiers and contractors interested in achieving sustainable building standards. The expansion of the formaldehyde-free mineral wool insulation strengthens the impressive portfolio of industry-leading products and services. For more information, visit owenscorning.com.
Open Cell Spray Foam
OC No-Mix insulation is an open-cell spray foam solution for both homes and commercial structures. The spray applied material seals the structure, providing a continuous air barrier, offering exceptional performance in the reduction of heat transfer. The insulation offers the added benefit of noise attenuation. For more information, visit icynene-lapolla.com.
Sound-dampening Gypsum Board
National Gypsum Co.
SoundBreak XP Retrofit is a 5/16-inch sound-damping gypsum board with a viscoelastic polymer adhered to the back paper. This high-density material is encased in heavy mold, mildew and moisture-resistant face paper. For more information, visit soundbreakxpretrofit.info.
Wood Fiber Acoustic Ceiling
Conwed Arborcoustic is a wood fiber acoustic product. It provides strong acoustic performance while remaining environmentally conscious. The company uses water, cement and FSC-certified wood. For more information, visit arborcoustic.conwed.com.
High Performance ICF Buck
Insulating concrete form building professionals have been clamoring for a high performance ICF buck for years, which is why the Fox Buck was created. It is a fully integrated, continuous insulation window and door buck for commercial and residential ICF wall openings. For more information, visit foxblocks.com.
Sound-reducing Gypsum Panel
QuietRock ES is the first high-performance sound reducing gypsum panel that easily scores and snaps, like standard gypsum panels. The patented EZ-SNAP technology delivers outstanding STC ratings with no paper or metal in the center of the panel. For more information, visit quietrock.com.
Thermoformed Ceiling Panels
Ceilume’s thermoformed ceiling panels contribute to visual branding of several major chains of stores. The panels are washable, enabling them to be installed above food preparation areas, too. The panels are easy to install, durable, lightweight, acoustical, GreenGuard Gold certified, and have up to 98 percent recycled content. For more information ceilume.com/pro.
Spray Adhesive Waterproofing Solution
The HoldFast 70 Cylinder Spray Adhesive is an extremely versatile, fast-tacking industrial grade spray adhesive with a unique wide-web spray pattern. It requires a short dry time yet provides long open time to perfectly position your materials. It is an effective adhesive for waterproofing and protecting from moisture. For more information, visit 3M.com.
The 3- and 6-inch Mini Mixing paddle for drywall mud, paint, or cement can be used in any type of gun for fast mixing and stirring. The tool features a built-in paint can opener built right into the shaft. This makes it a multi-use tool that keeps the tool bag light. For more information, visit dan-o-tools.com.
The FAS-Reveal DRM (Fire Barrier) is a 2½-inch wide hemmed red corrugated metal flat strap that provides the required backing and fire stopping behind architectural drywall reveal moldings with up to a 2-hour fire rating. For more information, visit stocktonproducts.com.
Scratch & Brown Fiber Reinforced Stucco
The Scratch & Brown Fiber Reinforced Stucco is a custom blend of cementitious materials, additives, aggregates and alkali resistant fibers meeting ASTM C 926 requirements. The special sand gradation used provides excellent workability and finishing properties for the applicator. For more information, visit specmix.com/stucco.