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Franklin International

Franklin International is among the largest privately
held manufacturers of adhesives and sealants in the United States. 

Founded in 1935 as the Franklin Glue Company, the company thrived on innovation. 

Launching unique glues for the furniture manufacturing industry, including the first ready-to-use liquid hide glue. 

Today, Franklin International's products are distributed in over 60 countries and on six continents, most notably under the Titebond® brand.

At Franklin International, we do more than sell products.  We solve technical problems, and our solutions improve quality, enhance safety, accelerate manufacturing cycles, cut delivery times and, provide the basis for strategic marketing advantages and new-product categories.  Committed to having the latest environmentally friendly adhesive technology, Franklin International devotes an unusually high percentage of resources to research and development.

Franklin's corporate headquarters are located in Columbus, Ohio where products are proudly manufactured in the USA. 

Franklin International is still a family-owned U.S.-based company operating under the original philosophy: creativity and innovation with an intense focus on personalized service, superior product quality, technical expertise and total customer value.  Franklin's primary goal is to become the most trusted adhesion supplier in the world.

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Titebond Metal Roof Sealant

Looking for roofers who need a metal sealant solution for high and low temps. From 0 - 300 degrees, see how Weathermaster Metal Roof Sealant works by getting this sample kit that gives you two tubes to try in the cold or in the hot. Titebond WeatherMaster Metal Roof Sealant is available in over 80 colors, all of which match today’s popular metal roof and metal siding colors, regardless of material or manufacturer. 

Titebond® WeatherMaster™ Metal Roof Sealant is specifically formulated to outperform all other sealant technologies, including VOC solvent, silicones, tripolymers and urethanes. This superior polymer formula provides a weather-tight seal against water, wind, dust and dirt. It offers exceptional adhesion to Kynar™ coated metal materials, along with standard metal, aluminum, steel, galvanized bonderized surfaces, plastics and glass.

The product is ideal for use on a wide variety of metal roof, trim, architectural metal siding, aluminum, galvanized steel, galvanized gutters, flashing and downspouts. It also provides unbeatable adhesion to wood, masonry, PVC and most common building materials. Titebond WeatherMaster Metal Roof Sealant is available in over 80 colors, all of which match today’s popular metal roof and metal siding colors, regardless of material or manufacturer. 

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Titebond PVC Trim and PVC Trim Joint Adhesive

Titebond Ultimate PVC Trim Adhesive and Sealant and Titebond PVC Trim Joint Adhesive combine to address any PVC application and contribute to a higher-quality project. Titebond Ultimate PVC Trim Adhesive and Sealant is a one-component, advanced polymer adhesive sealant designed for a variety of PVC trim, moulding, deck railing and beadboard installations.

It adheres and seals PVC trim to virtually any material including wood, metal, masonry, other PVC trim and more. Ultimate PVC Trim is white to match trim boards, can be applied in extreme weather conditions and provides a flexible, durable bond as well as a weather-tight seal.

This all-in-one adhesive sealant is designed to enhance the quality of PVC installations while decreasing the use of multiple products, leading to more efficient installations.

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Two Products, One Solution: PVC

Titebond offers a duo adhesives that provide a system solution for PVC installation.These products meet the needs of PVC Installers whether they are looking to bond PVC to the home or bond PVC to itself. 

  • Titebond PVC Trim adhesive and Sealant Adhears and seals PVC trim for a variety of applications 
  • Titebond PVC Trim Joint adhesive bonds quickly, forming a complete joint that can be worked with in 60 seconds

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Titebond DuraMaster Sealant

Got a gap to fill? Trust the highest performing sealant in the industry like the PRO’s do, Titebond DuraMaster Sealant! Titebond® DuraMaster™ Sealant is the first high-performance, water-based elastomeric sealant with 100% joint movement.

This revolutionary sealant offers excellent adhesion to most common building materials. It can span gaps up to 2” wide. It is paintable, UV resistant, mold and mildew resistant, easy to tool and cleans with water. 

*Clear offers 25% joint movement.

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Latest Promotions and Rebates

Franklin International - Sidebar Ad - New Metal Roof Sealant

Get Your Free Sample of Titebond Metal Roof Sealant!

Looking for Roofers who need a metal sealant solution for high and low temps. From 0 - 300 degrees, see how Weathermaster Metal Roof Sealant works by getting this sample kit that gives you two tubes to try in the cold or in the hot. Try it today.
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Franklin Titebond Elastomeric Sealant

Get Your First Tube of Titebond's DuraMaster Sealant Free!

Titebond DuraMaster Sealant is the FIRST elastomeric, water-based sealant with 100% joint movement*. This revolutionary sealant offers fantastic adhesion to most common building materials including: vinyl, metal, glass, wood, PVC, concrete, aluminum, and all types of siding. It spans gaps up to 2” wide, stays flexible, crackproof, paintable, and VOC-compliant. ...
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eBooks

Franklin International - eBook

Franklin International Titebond: Expanding Your Residential Service Department

Residential service programs often go unnoticed in the roofing industry. This is unfortunate because great service programs can garner referrals and create a dependable year-round income for contractors and their employees. Additionally, many homeowners do not have the time, tools or experience to completely take care of their homes themselves. Regular ...
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Latest International Content

IRE Day Three That

Day Three, That's a Wrap!

Highlights from the last day of IRE 2023. Editor's note: The following is a transcript of a conversation the Coffee Shop crew had after day three of the International Roofing Expo 2023. Karen Edwards: This is late night with Karen Edwards and we at RoofersCoffeeShop, are going to talk about the ...
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Latest Podcasts

Franklin International - Why Go Green Podcast

Darci Kunard - Why Contractors Should Go Green

S5:E25 Heidi J. Ellsworth sits down with Franklin International National Accounts Manager, Darci Kunard, to talk about the importance of creating a more sustainable roofing industry. The people at Franklin International share a passion for green products and are commited to creating high performing and and low VOC products. The health ...
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Darci Kunard - The Glue that Holds it all Together

S4:E73 Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS president is sitting down with recurring Roofing Road Trip guest Darci Kunard from Franklin International and the Titebond brand. Darci always has great information around sealants and caulking and in this podcast, they talk about one of Titebond’s foundational products, Titebond Glue. They discuss ...
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Franklin International - RRT Podcast

Darci Kunard – Color Matching and Metal Roof Sealant

S4:E67 This week on Roofing Road Trips, Heidi visits with Darci Kunard from Franklin International/Titebond about the technology of color matching sealants. Established in 1935, Franklin International is among the largest privately held manufacturers of adhesives and sealants in the U.S. and well known for its Titebond brand. Darci, ...
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Latest Classifieds

Adhere Insulation Pins in MINUTES!

Having the right adhesive is crucial when installing insulation pins. Gone are the days of waiting for hours for an adhesive to fully bond thanks to Titebond®'s Ultimate TiteGrab™ Adhesive! Now you can effortlessly bond to insulation pins in as little as 17 minutes. Whether you're adhering to concrete, metal, brick ...
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Franklin International - Sidebar Ad - New Metal Roof Sealant

Get Your Free Sample of Titebond Metal Roof Sealant!

Looking for Roofers who need a metal sealant solution for high and low temps. From 0 - 300 degrees, see how Weathermaster Metal Roof Sealant works by getting this sample kit that gives you two tubes to try in the cold or in the hot. Titebond® WeatherMaster™ Metal Roof ...
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Franklin International - Sidebar Ad - New Metal Roof Sealant

Try Our Metal Roof Sealant

Looking for Roofers who need a metal sealant solution for high and low temps. From 0 - 300 degrees, see how Weathermaster Metal Roof Sealant works by getting this sample kit that gives you two tubes to try in the cold or in the hot. Try it today.
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Franklin International - Sidebar Ad - New Metal Roof Sealant

Looking for Roofers who need a metal sealant solution for high and low temps. From 0 - 300 degrees, see how Weathermaster Metal Roof Sealant works by getting this sample kit that gives you two tubes to try in the cold or in the hot. Try it today.
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Buy Online - Franklin International - DuraMaster

Titebond® DuraMasterTM Sealant is the FIRST elastomeric sealant with 100% joint movement. This revolutionary sealant offers fantastic adhesion to most common building materials including: vinyl, metal, glass, wood, PVC, concrete, aluminum, and all types of siding. Ideal Applications Include: Interior & exterior Trim & crown molding Windows & doors Vinyl, aluminum, fiber cement siding Spans gaps ...
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Franklin International - Catridge and Sausage

Titebond® WeatherMaster™ Metal Roof Sealant is specifically formulated to outperform all other sealant technologies, including VOC solvent, silicones, tripolymers and urethanes. This superior polymer formula provides a weather-tight seal against water, wind, dust and dirt. It offers exceptional adhesion to Kynar™ coated metal materials, along with standard metal, aluminum, steel, ...
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Latest Videos

Franklin International Video Playlist

Franklin International Video Playlist

To learn more about Franklin International, visit their RCS Directory. See more videos on their YouTube channel. Titebond PVC Trim Adhesive and Sealant Titebond PVC Trim Adhesive is a one-component, advanced polymer adhesive sealant designed for a variety of PVC trim, moulding, deck railing and beadboard installations. It is a 2 ...
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