The NEW Metacaulk Smoke and Acoustic 90 sealant (SAS 90) from Balco is now available, with options in 5 gal caulk, 5 gal spray, 20 oz sausage, 28 oz tube. This acrylic latex sealant prevents the spread of smoke and airborne particles (for non-fire-rated applications) and impedes sound transfer with up to a 52 STC rating for vertical or horizontal joint openings and through-penetrations.
Introducing our newest addition to the Balco fire barrier lineup: the MetaFlex Pro Shear Wall 8-18.” This convenient, single package is ideal for medium-sized vertical joints with a 2-hour fire rating and up to ±100% movement. Save on labor with easy-to-handle rigid flanges, no required caulking or adhesives, intuitive male/female splicing and no sharp stainless steel foil. This product complements the MetaFlex Pro family in wall applications.
Our family of Balco Face Seals is getting an upgrade. Through proprietary innovation (patent pending) we are now able to expand the systems of FCWW, FCVS, TCWW, and TCVS with no sag or deflection from 18″ (nominal) up to large seismic joints of 36″ (nominal) at ±100% movement, ideal for exterior soffits and deep recesses.
We have taken our 6000 Glide Plate Series (the 6GW, 6GWC, SS6GW and SS6GWC) to the larger sizes of 10″ and 12″ (nominal), as well as modified the cover splicing to be easier and faster (requiring only KTC clips between butted plates, eliminating the need for any in-field grinding). These changes accommodate the need for slightly larger wall/ceiling covers, but where the flush, no-exposed-fastener look of the Glide Plate Series is still preferred.
We have essentially doubled the sizes offered for our BCP system, our economical plate cover for carpet applications in smaller joints. Originally available in only 1″ & 2,” we now offer standardized joint sizes 3″ and 4.”
Introducing brand-new literature, the Quick Reference Guides. Each one is an excellent overview of a different Balco product line, highlighting all available products within, along with brief, helpful, relevant information of each. The guides are available in digital form on the Literature page of our site. Some printed copies are also available upon request.
We have updated the Rep Finder to be more helpful and user-friendly, with search by ZIP code as default. We have also added a brand-new search section for Firestop Reps.
Presenting the new Metacaulk CID Tub Box accessory for through-penetration firestop protection from bathtub or jetted-tub drains to upper levels. Installed prior to concrete pour, available in 2″ and 3″ sizes, designed for plastic and metal drain pipes.
Introducing the new BSLJ compressible foam seal for seismic large joints, available in 6-15″ at ±25% movement.