Reconstructed stone cladding has been invisibly sealed using a high performance joint sealant from Sika at Bristol’s new Southmead Hospital. 7,500m of Sika’s joint sealant was applied via abseil access by MHD Group to the £430m, state-of-the-art super hospital. Sika joint sealant is a one component, ready to use system that is available in a range of colours. It offers a low modulus yet durable finish and was applied in Light Ivory at the hospital to blend with the sand coloured cladding ...
Case study looks at the flame retardant performance of new DuPont™ Tyvek® FireCurb™ housewrap breather membranes that has been installed to the stair core of the new intensive care unit of Crumlin Children’s Hospital in Dublin - a project by Clancy Construction with MOLA Architecture, in conjunction with KMD Architecture.
Two new SikaHyflex Facade joint sealants from Sika have been created to ensure air and weathertight construction joints. The SikaHyflex 250 Façade weatherproofing sealant has been designed with masonry applications in mind where the SikaHyflex 260 Façade UV-resistant weather proofing sealant is intended for tasks where UV performance is a priority.
Komfort was supported by parent company Laidlaw Interiors Group in a successful defence of the glass-to-glass Bubble Joint patent, a key component and differentiator in the Komfort Polar partitioning system.
Alu-Timber EFT, from The Parkside Group, offers a curtain wall system providing larch timber thermal efficiency combined with aluminium for protection. A wide range of timber mullions and transoms are available to maximise spans and centres, offering high strength and low U- values.