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Adhesive Bonds and Failures: What's Going On?

Adhesive Bonds and Failures: What's Going On?

Adhesive Bonds and Failures What's Going On? We use adhesives to form airtight and watertight enclosures. It is essential that the adhesive bonds are strong and lasting.... 50 years, 100 years, and longer. How do we know when we have the right kind of adhesion? What are the different ways a tape's adhesion will be able to provide us … read more

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5 Steps For Sealing Intentional Holes in Your Air Barrier

5 Steps For Sealing Intentional Holes in Your Air Barrier

5 Steps For Sealing Intentional Holes in Your Air Barrier A continuous air barrier is one of the defining design details of Passive House and high-performance building. The red line that many of us draw on blueprints to indicate the air barrier separating the interior conditioned space and the exterior environment, provides comfort, opt … read more

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Introduction to ADHERO: the Fully-Adhered Membrane

Introduction to ADHERO: the Fully-Adhered Membrane

Introduction to ADHERO the Fully-Adhered Membrane Welcome to the family Right on the tail of the release of VISCONN, a liquid-applied membrane, Pro Clima is releasing ADHERO: a fully-adhered, high-performance WRB developed for commercial applications. Unlike similar membranes, it manages to be waterproof and vapor-open withou … read more

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Introduction to VISCONN: The Multi-Purpose Liquid-Applied Air Barrier

Introduction to VISCONN: The Multi-Purpose Liquid-Applied Air Barrier One of our most frequently asked questions is: “Do you have a liquid applied air barrier and WRB that works with the Pro Clima airtightness system?” Thanks to the diligence of the product development team at Pro Clima responding to our requests, the answer is now: “Yes, we … read more

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In the PHI Lab and In the Field: INTELLO Tests Tightest

In the PHI Lab and In the Field: INTELLO Tests Tightest Pro Clima's INTELLO airtight system proven by Certification of the ;Passive House Institute and at the University of Northern British Columbia. INTELLO Plus testing. Photo Credit: PHI KAFLEX & ROFLEX testing. Photo Credit: PHI INTELLO Plus factory application. Photo Cred … read more

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475 Tape Performance Lab: Tapes, Primers and Pressurization

475 Tape Performance Lab: Tapes, Primers and Pressurization Welcome back to the 475 Tape Performance Lab (aka our Brooklyn HQ presentation room). Check out last month's experiment: Underwater Tape Test. We ask a lot of our tape. It airseals the junctions between the components in our high performance assemblies, helps ensures safety from … read more

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