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Mule-Hide Products Introduces Faster-drying, Freeze-resistant Low-VOC Bonding Adhesive




Improved Product is Designed for use with EPDM and TPO Roofing Systems

 

BELOIT, Wis. – Mule-Hide Products has introduced an improved formula of its Low-VOC Bonding Adhesive for use with EPDM and TPO roofing systems. The improved formula dries faster and is freeze-resistant, helping contractors easily and efficiently comply with increasingly stringent ozone-related regulations and the demands of projects seeking LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.

 

Like the Low-VOC Bonding Adhesive formula previously offered by Mule-Hide Products, the improved formula meets the volatile organic compound (VOC) content requirements of the “OTC Model Rule for Adhesives and Sealants,” established by the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) as part of an effort by 13 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states to reduce emissions of VOCs and meet federal air quality standards.

 

The improved-formula Low-VOC Bonding Adhesive dries in half the time of the previous formula and delivers a considerably shorter flash time than competitive products.

 

The new formula also has better cold temperature resistance. In tests, pint-sized cans of the product stored at 10 degrees Fahrenheit did not solidify after 50 days, while other low-VOC bonding adhesives were frozen solid in only three days.

 

“Nearly all of the 13 OTC states have now implemented VOC regulations based on the OTC’s model rule,” said Mule-Hide Products President Daniel Piché. “Low-VOC bonding adhesives also are often selected to help earn points for the growing number of buildings seeking LEED certification. Our improved Low-VOC Bonding Adhesive meets both of these needs and helps contractors get the job done faster and with less concern about weather conditions.”

 

About Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc.

Mule-Hide Products offers premium-quality, high-performance low-slope roofing products and systems that meet the current and emerging needs of the design community, contractors and building owners with a strong focus on sustainable solutions. More information is available at www.mulehide.com.

 

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