April 21, 2017 – Gaco Western is pleased to announce that GacoOnePass F1850 Closed Cell Foam has successfully completed the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) Material Evaluation process for medium density sprayed polyurethane foam and has been deemed an ABAA Evaluated Material and part of an ABAA Evaluated Assembly.
This evaluation is the pinnacle of Gaco’s long-term effort and investment to ensure approval of GacoOnePass Closed Cell Foam for all construction types applicable to commercial and industrial construction. In addition to a Class A (Class 1) fire rating and AC377 Appendix X approval, certified third party laboratories and fire scientists have confirmed GacoOnePass meets or exceeds the requirements of NFPA 285 and NFPA 259.
Additionally, GacoOnePass was awarded both GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold Certifications, signifying that it has been tested and certified to be in compliance with stringent chemical emissions guidelines set by UL Environment, and that it meets some of the world’s most rigorous third-party chemical emissions standards.
“Gaco Western is committed to offering innovative and environmentally-responsible products that provide contractors the exceptional performance and safety they expect. This certification of GacoOnePass as an ABAA Evaluated Material, combined with GREENGUARD certification and approval for use in all construction types, opens up many new markets and gives our contractors a competitive advantage,” stated Tom Sojak, Vice President, GacoWallFoam.
The GacoOnePass F1850 Certification can be viewed at gaco.com.
About Gaco Western
Gaco Western was founded in 1955 with its roots in technology and product innovation. The Gaco family of brands offer best-of-class solutions for a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential applications including specialty coatings for roof, pedestrian and traffic decking, and spray polyurethane foam insulation. For more information, visit gaco.com or call 877-699-4226.