[CCMC 13252-L] CCMC Standard compliance evaluation
From: National Research Council Canada
Springfield Research & Development Laboratory 610 South Second Street
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- Cascomel® 4720
- Wonderbond® 5025
The product is a 2-component melamine-formaldehyde adhesive for engineered wood products. Cascomel® 4720 is a liquid melamine formaldehyde resin mixed with Wonderbond® 5025, a liquid acidic catalyst, to form a cross-linked polymer adhesive. This mixture 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.
This evaluation is limited to products produced at the following plants:
|Product names||Manufacturing plants|
|Morganton, NC, US||Springfield, OR, US|
|Cascomel® 4720||Product evaluated by the CCMC||Product evaluated by the CCMC|
|Wonderbond® 5025||Product evaluated by the CCMC||Product evaluated by the CCMC|
Product evaluated by the CCMC Indicates that the product from this manufacturing facility has been evaluated by the CCMC
This evaluation is based on demonstrated conformance with the following criteria:
|Criteria number||Criteria name|
|CSA O112.9-04||Evaluation of Adhesives for Structural Wood Products (Exterior Exposure)|
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It is the responsibility of the user to confirm that the assessment they are using is current and has not been withdrawn or superseded by a later version on the CCMC Registry of Product Assessments.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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