Tag Archives: sealant

Spotlight on Shrinkage

The Incredible Shrinking… Firestop Sealant? May 16, 2017 by James P. Stahl Jr., CFPS, CDT, Vice President & General Manager, Engineering and Emerging Businesses Do firestop sealants shrink? This is a question that has been bandied about at various industry … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Action

ACTION… We took some ACTION and got involved in the NJSA golf committee… Thank you to Matt from GAR our gracious host at his facility in South Plainfield they specialize in servicing the aerial work platform needs of contractors, sub-contractors, … Continue reading

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Spotlight on firestopping conduit risers

Firestopping conduit risers has always been a challenge for electrical contractors on high-rise construction projects. Typically anywhere from 8-20, 4″ conduits rise through the building, originating in the basement and continuing up the building through fire-rated floors.  There are a … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Solutions: Composite Sheet

If there were one thing (and there were many) that Mark Nunn taught me, it is to sell solutions, not products. One of our last jobs together was at one of the new NYC Sanitation buildings. It was toward the … Continue reading

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Spotlight on another “good spray tip”

RSG Caulking is a great partner of STI Firestop, particularly here in the NYC Metropolitan area. They specialize in smoke seal, firesafing, fire rated sealant, mullion wrap, and thermal insulation; and they have completed projects such as the Hearst Tower, 200 … Continue reading

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Product Spotlight on Self Leveling Silicone Firestop Sealant

Check out this video that Mark Nunn and I made (I will admit, it needs some editing… for a quick reference check out 1:25 and 2:45) installing UL System CAJ8022 using STI’s SpecSeal Self Leveling SIL Silicone Firestop Sealant. STI’s self-leveling product is … Continue reading

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