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Shop Local with Edge Adhesives at the Sunbelt Builders Show

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Edge Adhesives is a Fort Worth, Texas headquartered sealants, coatings and PSA tapes manufacturer. Out of our Texas based laboratories, we have formulated some of the industry’s leading technologies for over 30 years through private label partnerships and now through our direct to market brand, Plioseal.

As a proud Texas based manufacture, we are excited to be showcasing our Plioseal branded products at the Sunbelt builder’s show for the first time. Edge the only asphalt free manufacturer of construction and waterproofing products in Texas, it’s important that we give the Texas builder’s and installers the opportunity to shop local.

Stop by booth #1325 to check out our PowerFlash 14 window and door flashing tape featuring one of the widest application temperature and will adhere to any engineered surface on the market. If you don’t need the extreme performance of our PowerFlash 14, EcoButyl Flashing is our cost competitive alternative to asphalt tapes that still provides superior chemical compatibility and increased application ranges over bitumen based tapes.

In addition to these great window installation products, we offer a wide variety of sealants and adhesives that are used for both new construction and for retrofit work. In our Pearland, TX plant we manufacture a premium roof coating that can beat any competition on the market in durability and strength. Ask us about our entire line of metal building sealants and tapes as well as our roofing repair products.

From your roof to foundation, Edge Adhesives has a waterproofing solution for you.

International Builder’s Show 2018: Start the New Year with New Innovations from Edge Adhesives

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Start the New Year off right with new innovations from Edge Adhesives and Plioseal™ in booth S200 at the 2018 International Builder’s Show in Orlando on January 9th – 11th.

For over 35 years Edge Adhesives has been a premier formulator and manufacturer of high performance sealant, adhesive, coating and tape technologies used for construction and waterproofing applications. Our innovative products are designed by our team of engineers with performance in mind. Edge Adhesives offers a wide breadth of diverse and environmentally friendly technologies used for a variety applications in both commercial and residential construction.

Innovation and performance have been at the core of Edge Adhesives since the company was founded. Everything starts and ends with our lab, from product design to the final quality checks on finished goods. In the early 1980’s, Edge’s legacy product Q-41 was introduced as the first foam-in-place thermally applied sealant for seaming applications for Metal Building. The Q-41 is still the top selling product in its category and used in the high-end offerings by premium brands in metal roofing today. In the 2000’s, Edge Adhesives designed and launched through private label our Q-14 high performance thin mil adhesive backed tapes for use as window and door flashings. This premium adhesive technology allowed installers to exceed all market specifications, while achieving extreme performances that include application down to -20⁰F and adhesion to multiple surfaces. In both of these cases, new product categories have been created because of our success with competitors racing to catch up and launching products.

More recently in 2017, Edge launched EcoButyl™ window and door flashing tape and IsoPrime Plus™ primer through our brand Plioseal™. EcoButyl™ is the first ever zero-asphalt content low-cost butyl tape on the market. Our engineers found a way to lower cost, while not sacrificing on product performance. Unlike asphalt and asphalt blended tapes, EcoButyl™ window and door flashing has no sealant compatibility issues, will not suffer from environmental factors like drying or hardening, will adhere down to 20⁰F and will adhere to multiple surfaces without the aid of staples. Isoprime Plus™ is a unique “two-in-one” product that both passivates red-rusted substrates and provides a corrosion-inhibiting surface for subsequent topcoating.

At the 2018 International Builder’s Show in Orlando we are excited to be launching our redesigned line of premium block copolymer adhesive technologies for waterproofing tape applications. Since launching the first line of thin mil PSA adhesives and revolutionizing the waterproofing tape market over a decade ago, the landscape has changed with various new housewraps and engineered surfaces being launched into the market. After over a year of design and testing evaluation by our engineers, in 2018 we a proud to be launching new formulas with improved performance for all of our block copolymer adhesive products.

The redesign of Plioseal’s PowerFlash 14™ window and door flashing tape is one of our Builder’s Show product highlight’s that features one of these new adhesive formulations. The new PowerFlash 14™ not only benefits from the new adhesive, but it also features our new scrimless backing. This new METPET film is multi-layer cross laminated to give it the strength needed to eliminate the scrim that can lead to potential water infiltration when fasteners puncture the surface.

While visiting our booth S200, don’t forget to ask us about how you can get maximum branding exposure for your company. ALL of our products are available for private label. Besides window and door flashings, these new high-performance adhesive formulations can be coated onto multiple different backings for use in a variety of applications. Other PSA construction and waterproofing applications would include peel and stick roof underlayments, ice and water shields, seaming tapes, subgrade waterproofing and thru-wall flashings.

Let Edge Adhesives help lead you into 2018 and beyond with innovation! We look forward to seeing you in Orlando. Safe travels and Happy New Year!

EcoButyl™ Window and Door Flashing is Ready for its Close-Up

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Watch out asphalt tapes! Plioseal’s game changing EcoButyl™ window and door flashing tape is now more than two times stronger, in-stock and for ready shipment nationally.

After the overwhelming positive feedback from a targeted beta launch of the EcoButyl™ window and door flashing tape, Plioseal is now launching an optimized version of the butyl flashing tape to the entire market.

You may not be aware of this, but through our strategic partnerships, Edge Adhesives is the leader in developing premium performance butyl formulations and the innovator of thin mil block co-polymer adhesive backed pressure sensitive building and construction tapes with super stick performance characteristics.  Now through the Edge brand Plioseal, we are launching a new line of lower cost butyl waterproofing tapes specifically engineered to be closer in price to asphalt and asphalt blended window and door flashing tapes while exceeding on performance and dependability.

Asphalts and modified asphalt based tapes have proven in performance and are widely known to have sealant compatibility issues, poor temperature performance, short life-cycles and long term vinyl adhesion issues, but they remain the dominant used tapes when it comes to waterproofing your fenestration openings because of their low price.  With EcoButyl™ window and door flashing tapes we are taking Edge’s almost 40 years of building product and waterproofing technology development expertise and applying it to this uniquely positioned waterproofing tape being offered exclusively through our building and waterproofing brand, Plioseal to give you THE superior performing and lower cost butyl tape.

EcoButyl™ is a tough and flexible pressure sensitive tape that can be applied down to 40⁰F to most common building surfaces without the need for a primer. Unlike asphalts, it will not bleed or stain when in contact with common installation sealants and will pass the AAMA 713 standards for chemical compatibility.   This benefit gives the installer the freedom of choosing which sealant they prefer and not be limited to what will work with the specific bitumen based tape product they are trying to use for the window installation.

Exclusively through Plioseal you get all of these performance benefits without having to make a huge sacrifice on price.   EcoButyl is the new penny-4-penny pound-4-pound best window and door flashing on the market.  We challenge you to find a better performing product at a better price.  So what are you waiting for?  The decision has never been easier.

Find more about EcoButyl™ on the residential products page of www.plioseal.com or call 866-232-2026 to find a sales representative near you.

 

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The Science Behind

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Edge Adhesives is happy to announce we are taking the product knowledge and technologies of FIVE industry leading companies and rolling them into one uniquely diversified brand: Plioseal™.

Edge Adhesives has been the science behind some of the most innovative technologies and largest brands in the Metal Building, Waterproofing, Roofing, HVAC and Construction markets for over 30 years through our private label partnerships. Recently Edge has begun strategically purchasing other businesses that diversify and complement our existing technologies, market channels and philosophy of technologies, market channels and philosophy of market improvement through product development and innovation.

The first acquisition made was Rubex, Inc. Rubex has been a trusted supplier of sealants and tapes to the Metal Building market for over 30 years. PARR Technologies, Inc. was Edge’s second acquisition. PARR has been supplying a diversified technology base of sealants, butyl tapes and coatings for over 80 years. When Edge acquired Plioseal™, we gained a recognizable and trusted brand name in the commercial and single-ply roofing market that has been supplying for over 25 years. Our most recent acquisition was of a unique roof and liquid coatings company, Isothermal Protective Coatings, Inc [IPC] in early 2015. IPC further rounds out Plioseal’s 360 degree approach to being your one-top-shop supplier of all of your sealing and waterproofing needs.

Plioseal™ now represents over 150 years of combined knowledge, product development and field proven experience. By taking the best of what these companies have to offer, Plioseal™ now offers a Building Solution the Sticks from the foundation to the ridge of you roof a wide range of market leading tapes, sealants and coatings. For many of these products, it will be the first time they will be offered manufacture direct to the market.

With the Plioseal™ brand, we are committed to continuing to make positive contributions to the Building and Waterproofing markets by developing in our labs, producing on our plant floors and now driving direct-to-market our innovative tapes, sealants and coatings.

Visit our website often to see the newest products and developments to the evolving Plioseal™ product line.