[Greenbuilding] Enerbond vs Great Stuff Pro Wall and Floor adhesive?

Reuben Deumling 9watts at gmail.com
Mon Sep 16 09:31:54 MDT 2013


Thanks, Jeff!
I hadn't thought to dig around in the MSDS sheets. Too much else going on
at the moment. Much appreciated.


On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 8:17 AM, Jeff Martin <jeff at open2learn.ca> wrote:

>  Reuben,
>
> As you suggest, they are almost certainly the same product. If you look at
> the product information sheets (
> http://www.cid.ca/PDFs_Products_MSDS_Brochures/ENERBOND_Product_Information_Sheet_EN_2010_OCT01.pdfand
> http://msdssearch.dow.com/PublishedLiteratureDOWCOM/dh_07e6/0901b803807e6613.pdf?filepath=styrofoam/pdfs/noreg/179-07438.pdf&fromPage=GetDoc),
> they appear to be identical, just packaged and branded differently for
> different market segments with different distribution channels.
>
> Jeff
>
>
> On 9/16/2013 10:41 AM, Reuben Deumling wrote:
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 12:46 AM, Sam Ewbank <g.l.ewbank at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> From unscientific observations and some experience: enerbond seems to
>> have adhesive and insulation values while not expanding as much as the
>> great stuff or having any heat resistance.
>>
> Hitherto I'd thought of the Great Stuff series as being foam/insulation
> but now see that they have a line that is specifically referred to as an *adhesive
> *(in a light brown can).
>
>  I'm guessing they are probably equivalent. The prices certainly are very
> close.
> http://building.dow.com/na/en/products/sealants/gspwallfloor.htm
> http://building.dow.com/na/en/products/adhesives/enerbond.htm
>
>> Great stuff around here, Michigan, is either red/pink or yellow (gun
>> applicator) and I don't buy that it is fire resistant.
>> Enerbond seems to have a smoother flow and works better for ICF
>> construction if your into that.
>>
> I'm going to be gluing plywood to foam panels.
>
>> While Dow has two similar products, great stuff seems to be marketed
>> towards general consumers and has some name recognition that Enerbond
>> doesn't.
>>
>> Sam
>>   On Sep 15, 2013 7:37 PM, "Reuben Deumling" <9watts at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  Anyone?
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 9:48 AM, Reuben Deumling <9watts at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>>  Enerbond seems hard to find. Is the other stuff as good? Did it
>>>> perhaps replace Enerbond? I'm confused why Dow has two so similar products.
>>>>
>>>>  Thanks
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>
>
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