Raw and processed materials used in the building and construction industry.
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Adhesives, Coatings and Sealers (7,557 suppliers)

Adhesives are organic or inorganic chemical compound for joining components. Coatings and sealers are liquid and viscous compounds used between surfaces to contain fluids, prevent leaks, and prevent infiltration of unwanted material. May also include compounds for filling gaps or seams.

Asphalt Road Surfacing Materials (62 suppliers)

Asphalt road surfacing materials include asphalt concrete and chipseal, an asphalt layered surface coated with bituman. A road surface, or pavement, is laid on the ground and is used to provide a durable path for vehicles or foot traffic.

Bore and Duct Spacers (15 suppliers)

Bore and duct spacers keep pipes, conduit, and cable racking supported and evenly spaced for underground encasement.

Building Insulation Materials (254 suppliers)

Building insulation materials consist of all types of products and materials to prevent the passage of heat.

Cleaning Agents and Surface Treatments (1,874 suppliers)

Cleaning agents and surface treatments includes liquid cleaners, degreasers, strippers, passivators, etchants, solutions and additives for cleaning and surface preparation.

Concrete Blocks and Cement Blocks (171 suppliers)

Concrete blocks and cement blocks are preformed, manufactured concrete structures that are ready for on-site installation. They are manufactured, cast, and cured in factories or other production facilities.

Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Materials (482 suppliers)

Electrical insulation and dielectric materials includes various forms of materials that surround and protect electrical conductors and prevent unwanted current flow, leakage or crosstalk.

Expanded Sheet Materials (50 suppliers)

Expanded sheet materials are designed with patterns of diamond-shaped openings and are produced by slitting and stretching the sheet materials.

Fencing Materials (401 suppliers)

Fencing materials are plain or decorative partitions used to prevent access or contain a property or facility.

Gas and Vapor Barriers (112 suppliers)

Gas and vapor barriers are used on the exterior of buildings to allow air flow, but limit the passage of moisture.

Glazing (99 suppliers)

Glazing is a transparent part of a wall structure and is usually made of glass or plastic.

Ground Protection Mats and Portable Roadway (12 suppliers)

Ground protection mats and portable roadways are temporary material installations that reduce damage to underlying surfaces from traffic and also provide better traction for equipment and individuals.

Metal Shapes and Stock (2,506 suppliers)

Metal shapes and stock includes metals and alloys in the form of bars, rods, beams, plates, foils, and other standard shapes. Depending on the type of selection activity and application, a metal shape may be selected based on its material type or from specific mechanical properties relative to the service conditions.

Pavers (41 suppliers)

Pavers are casted blocks utilized in hardscaping to create even, durable surfaces for people and vehicles. Common materials include concrete, stone, clay, and rubber, amongst others.

Perforated Sheet Materials (164 suppliers)

Perforated sheet materials are used as screens in separators, walkways, sunscreens, ventilation, and decorative coverings. They are constructed by machining or punching holes in a piece of sheet metal or plastic.

Rebar Supports and Couplers (41 suppliers)

Rebar supports and spacers are used to secure the reinforcing steel or rebar in reinforced concrete structures. Prior to the final concrete pour, the rebar is assembled in-place with the rebar chairs, slab bolsters, or wagon wheels.

Retaining Walls (90 suppliers)

Retaining walls are used to retain earth, prevent erosion, and create level surfaces in sloping areas.

Screens (130 suppliers)

Screens consist of a surface with openings of specific sizes.  They may be made in many ways, including perforating a sheet, weaving metal wire or synthetic fibers or electroforming.  Among other uses, screens are commonly used to provide open but secure separation for a clean environment and flying objects, debris or insects. 

Soundproofing and Acoustic Materials (380 suppliers)

Soundproofing and acoustic materials are used to attenuate, deaden, or control sound and noise levels from machinery and other sources for environmental amelioration and regulatory compliance. 

Stone Blocks and Slabs (239 suppliers)

Stone blocks and slabs are pieces of natural rock formations that are used in sculptures and as building materials. Types include marble, granite, sandstone, slate, limestone, quartzite, bidasar, travertine and onyx.

Structural Framing Products (3,093 suppliers)

Structural framing products include beams, joists, columns, trusses, plywood, floor decking, metal and composite profiles, and structural insulated panels (SIP).

Tapes (4,492 suppliers)

Industrial tapes are used for adhesive bonding, thread sealing, masking, packaging, wrapping, electrical insulation, and other specialized applications.

Wallboard (222 suppliers)

Wallboard is used to create a fireproof barrier in interior spaces. They are also used to provide decorative value.

Waterproofing Membranes (135 suppliers)

Waterproofing membranes consist of waterproof plastic, rubber, or coated fabric materials. When properly installed, they are used to prevent the ingress of water into foundations, roofs, walls, basements, buildings and structures.

Wire Rope and Mechanical Cable (396 suppliers)

Wire rope and mechanical cable is wound from high-strength metal strands for structural, mechanical actuation and motion control applications.
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