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Our technical service and support are unmatched in the industry. We can help you with any one of the following state-of-the-art technical services. Please use our Service Inquiry Form to contact us regarding any of our services. We can help!

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  • Analytical Solutions - Construction: In addition to Dow Corning's state-of-the-art Construction Testing Laboratories, the company offers Construction Analytical Solutions. Dow Corning can provide a wide range of analytical capabilities for solving specific construction industry needs. Dow Corning can help you determine material contaminants, material analysis, or material identification. Let Dow Corning help you with your problem solving or any other analytical request.

  • Bid Specifications: Dow Corning can help you establish and implement a competitive bidding process for your project or participate in a competitive bidding project as a builder/contractor.

  • Blueprint Review: Dow Corning can review your blueprints and make recommendations for material and design enhancements, structural glazing, weatherproofing and performance and substrate compatibility. Submit your blueprints using COOL – Construction On-Line .

  • Building Specification Review & Revision: Dow Corning can review your building specifications for materials and design criteria with respect to building sealants.

  • Color Matching Services: With our innovative custom color matching service, Dow Corning can create a computerized custom color match to your substrate sample, color swatch, or paint number. Samples are provided for your approval, and mock-up quantities are also available. Complete our Custom Color Request form .

  • Construction Mock-up Program: Visualize your project with Dow Corning's on-site technical consultation services for official building mock-up testing. Choose between lab testing or on-site construction testing.

  • Sealant Application Training: Dow Corning's team of experts will train your sealant installers on appropriate surface preparation and installation of Dow Corning® brand silicone building sealants.

  • Specialized Testing of Construction Products: From qualification and compatibility testing, to custom sealant testing, Dow Corning can meet your construction product testing needs.

  • Specialized Testing of Construction Products: From qualification and compatibility testing, to custom sealant testing, Dow Corning can meet your construction product testing needs.

  • Submittal Process of Samples for Laboratory Testing:  Please review our guide to Dow Corning® brand Silicone Construction Materials Construction Project Services and then contact one of our Dow Corning Construction Distributors in your area who will work with you to make sure your samples are submitted and documented correctly for testing.

  • Testing of Adhesion, Compatibility, and Stain: Dow Corning can perform the standard testing that is required for issuance of structural glazing and stain-free warranties. These tests are based on Dow Corning modified ASTM standards and are directly related to projects utilizing Dow Corning Silicone Building Sealants. For example:

    • Compatibility Testing: Incompatible materials can lead to discoloration and/or possible loss of adhesion.  Dow Corning will test and provide information on the compatibility of Dow Corning products with accessory materials (e.g., gaskets, spacers, setting blocks).

    • Adhesion Testing: Dow Corning will evaluate the adhesion of Dow Corning products at your job site or on representative materials (e.g., glass, metal, masonry, spacers). Test results, product recommendations, surface preparation and primer can be confirmed in writing, if needed.

    • Stain Testing: Contact your Dow Corning Representative and/or authorized distributor for details on submitting samples and other testing requirements.

Please use the Service Inquiry Form to contact us regarding any of our services. We can help!

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