Master Bond EP41S-F is a two-part epoxy for bonding, sealing, coating, and encapsulation applications. It combines fast ambient temperature cure speed with chemical resistance and electrical insulation properties. This versatile system is easy to handle and has a forgiving 100:25 mix ratio by weight.
3M Extreme Sealing Tape is a single-sided acrylic tape designed for difficult sealing applications. It holds securely through sun, rain, snow, extreme temperatures, and humidity for an instant seal that rolls on fast.
AC/SMARTSEAL Quick Shot’s advanced formula is designed for leak repair and leak prevention with the focus on the user. It has been designed with HVAC technicians in mind. The product comes with a re-usable injection hose and a one-time-use cartridge of sealant.
Hybrid sealants are drawing more attention from contractors and distributors. According to comments from within the industry solicited by Cliplight Manufacturing, which makes a variety of sealants, there is an interest for sealants that are a combination sealant, drying agent, and dye.
The first step in evaluating a building’s energy use involves an energy audit. This consists of various home performance tests that identify opportunities to reduce energy use. More HVAC contractors are starting to offer this service because of its direct impact on a home’s heating-cooling costs.