Dow Announces Non-Flammable Foam Adhesive for Trucks and Trailers

Press Release | June 5, 2017
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Latest adhesive designed to improve productivity

Midland, MI - June 05, 2017 - Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), today introduced MONSTERGRIP™ Truck Liner Adhesive. Developed to bond fiberglass liner panels to prepared spray foam insulation in the interior of refrigerated trailers and trucks, MONSTERGRIP™ provides an alternative to more hazardous materials on the market that are more labor intensive to use. Trailer manufactures and repair shops can enjoy the benefits of a single-component polyurethane spray adhesive, with improved cure speed and time savings for install. While delivering ease-of-use for the customer, Dow has also developed this product to be non-flammable and thus safer to use than toxic and highly flammable alternatives.

"MONSTERGRIP™ solves many needs that our customers have with current technologies used," states Ryan Gerulski, Dow market manager. "This product reduces install, labor and cure times while providing a safer and simpler solution for this application. We used these customer requirements and worked with our scientists to develop a product to better solve these unmet needs."

MONSTERGRIP™ is a high strength adhesive that cures quickly, even in hot and high humidity conditions, allowing customers to return to service after an overnight cure. This innovative adhesive creates a strong, factory OEM bond on smooth and uneven surfaces and has an open time that allows for placement and movement of the liner for a significant period which is important as liners are set into place. Customers can opt for the reusable gun assembly and high throughput system, or avoid equipment clean out by utilizing the disposable tank and gun system.

MONSTERGRIP™ is available in self-contained, portable kits with a convenient carrying handle and 9' dispensing gun set or a two-cylinder tank-only spraying option with a 15' dispensing gun set and nozzles sold separately. For more information on Dow's MONSTERGRIP™ Truck Liner Adhesive, visit or contact us at 1-866-583-2583.

About Dow Building Solutions 
Dow Building Solutions serves the residential and commercial building and construction markets with an industry-leading portfolio of products and integrated systems designed to insulate and seal the whole building envelope. Beginning more than 75 years ago with our flagship STYROFOAM™ Brand Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) Foam Insulation, Dow has continued to offer innovative insulation, weatherization and air sealing solutions that work behind the scenes – above grade, below grade – to help builders and contractors deliver more comfortable, durable and affordable buildings. Follow Dow Building Solutions on FacebookTwitterYouTube and LinkedIn or subscribe to our News Release RSS Feed.

About Dow 
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at