[CCMC 13536-L] CCMC Standard compliance evaluation

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Product information

Product name

Adhesive 1263/Hardener 9563

Product description

The product is a 2-component melamine-formaldehyde adhesive for engineered wood products.

Adhesive 1263 is a liquid melamine-formaldehyde resin that is mixed with Hardener 9563, a liquid acid catalyst, to form a cross-linked melamine polymer adhesive that can be cured using radio frequency, elevated temperature or ambient temperature.

The adhesive is designed to be used as the primary adhesive in the manufacture of structural wood products, such as glued laminated beams, I-joists and structural finger joints, that are used under exterior exposure conditions.

Manufacturing plants

This evaluation is limited to products produced at the following plants:

Product nameManufacturing plants
Kristinehamn, SwedenMoses Lake, WA, US
Adhesive 1263/Hardener 9563Product evaluated by the CCMCProduct evaluated by the CCMC

Product evaluated by the CCMC Indicates that the product from this manufacturing facility has been evaluated by the CCMC

  Technical information

This evaluation is based on demonstrated conformance with the following criteria:

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
CSA O112.9-10Evaluation of Adhesives for Structural Wood Products (Exterior Exposure)

CSA O112.9, "Evaluation of Adhesives for Structural Wood Products (Exterior Exposure)"

Exterior exposure adhesives are used primarly to bond solid wood to solid wood material in structural wood products such as laminated lumber, edge-glued lumber, and finger-joined lumber designed for wet or exterior service conditions. Adhesives for exterior use include those subjected to repeated wetting and drying and continous use under high humidity, but do not include those used in below-ground, ground-contact, and marine uses. This standard is not restricted to a specific type of adhesive.

Administrative information

Use of Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) assessments

This assessment must be read in the context of the entire CCMC Registry of Product Assessments, any applicable building code or by-law requirements, and/or any other regulatory requirements (for example, the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, etc.).

It is the responsibility of the user to confirm that the assessment they are using is current and has not been withdrawn or superseded by a later version on the CCMC Registry of Product Assessments.


The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has evaluated only the characteristics of the specific product described herein. The information and opinions in this evaluation are directed to those who have the appropriate degree of experience to use and apply its contents (such as authorities having jurisdiction, design professionals and specifiers). This evaluation is valid when the product is used as part of permitted construction, respecting all conditions and limitations stated in the evaluation, and in accordance with applicable building codes and by-laws.

This evaluation is provided without representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind, expressed or implied, and the NRC provides no endorsement for any evaluated product. The NRC accepts no responsibility whatsoever arising in any way from any and all use of or reliance on the information contained herein or the use of any evaluated product. The NRC is not undertaking to render professional or other services on behalf of any person or entity nor to perform any duty owed by any person or entity to another person or entity.


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