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Dr.

Fixit Silicone Sealant GPS


ACETIC CURE SILICONE SEALANT FOR WINDOWS

Description
Dr. Fixit Silicone Sealant GPS is an acetoxy cure, high modulus and single component silicone sealant. When properly cured, it becomes a permanently elastic compound. It has excellent adhesion to glass, ceramics and sanitary ware etc.

Specification
Meets the requirement of BS 5889: 1990 standard.

Areas of Application

Ideal for sealing glass and aluminum & non-oily wood. Sealing of aluminum/glass window frame joints, fixing glass into aluminum frames in lieu of rubber beading.

Features & Benefits


Ready to use - No mixing is required, directly applicable through cartridge. Solvents free No solvent hence eco-friendly. Sagging It is completely non-sagging in nature. Flexibility Tough & flexible after curing so performs well during expansion & contraction. Curing Cures by moisture absorption from air at ambient temperature & relative humidity. Service temperature From 60 to + 180oC. Plastic deformation Up to 95% recovery after plastic deformation. UV resistant - Good UV resistance & insulation properties. Self priming - No primer is required when sealing joints in glass, ceramics and vitreous surfaces

Method of Application
1 S U R FAC E P R E PA R AT I O N

The surface should be made clean, dry and degreased before applying Dr. Fixit Silicone Sealant GPS.

2 M A S K I N G TA P E

Fix the masking tape on both sides of joint leaving exact gap for filling. This will make joint look good and uniform.

3 A P P L I C AT I O N

It is supplied in ready to use plastic cartridges. Cut nozzle at an angle to desired bead size. Cut the tip of cartridge and fix the nozzle. Load the cartridge into the sealant gun.

4 FINISHING

Fill the joint with Dr. Fixit Silicone Sealant GPS. Immediately after filling the joint, the sealant should be tooled either with pallet knife or similar tool of required size. Tooling is essential to remove air bubbles if any and to fill up all voids by the compacting action. This results in proper adhesion to the sides of the joint. It also gives better aesthetic surface. Remove masking tape once the sealant is in touch dry condition

5 CLEANING

After sealing the joint the tools and equipments should be cleaned immediately with kerosene or any other cleaning solvents

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ACETIC CURE SILICONE SEALANT FOR WINDOWS

6 CURING

Allow sealant to cure for 7 days minimum at above 50% RH.

Precautions & Limitations


Do not use in fish tanks and food industries. Do not use for structural glazing application Not to be used where over coating of painting to be done. Do not use for filling gaps on masonry & cementitious surfaces. Not for application requiring architectural sealant.

Technical information
P H Y S I C A L C H A R AC T E R I S T I C S PROPERTIES SPECIFICATION RESULTS

Appearance Colour

Visual Visual

Homogeneous, viscous & soft consistency paste Clear Black Other colours available on request Clear - 0.93 +/- 0.02 Black - 1.35 +/- 0.02

Density (gm/cc) Skinning time, Minutes Tack Free time, Hrs Extrusion Rate, ml/minutes Slump, (mm) Vertical Horizontal Curing time BS 5889 BS 5889 BS 5889

10 15 3 210 max No Protruding Approx. 24 hrs for 2 mm thickness at 30oC & 24hrs for each further mm

C U R E D C H A R AC T E R I S T I C S Hardness, Shore A Tensile Strength at break, Kg/cm2 Elongation at break, (%) Adhesion / Bond Strength, Kg/2.5cm Weight loss on heat ageing (%) Staining Movement Accommodation Factor (%) PAC K I N G ASTM D 2240 ASTM D 412 ASTM D 412 BS 5889 BS 5889 BS 5889 12 - 18 5-7 > 350 5-6 8-9 No staining +/- 15

280 ml & 240 ml plastic cartridge with separate nozzle.

Coverage
One 240 ml; cartridges Will cover 5 mm width x 5 mm depth joint = 9.6 linear metre 10 mm width x 10 mm depth joint = 2.4 linear metre

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Dr. Fixit Silicone Sealant GPS


ACETIC CURE SILICONE SEALANT FOR WINDOWS

Shelf Life & Storage


Shelf life is 12 months from the date of manufacturing. The material should be stored in cool and dry place.

Health & Safety Precautions


Some people are sensitive to solvents, resins and hardeners so it is advisable to use hand gloves and goggles. Avoid application on damp and moist substrates and at temperature below 5C.

Note Dr. Fixit Sealant Applicator Gun is available separately

Other Product Categories Available


DR. FIXIT has wide range of Waterproofing & Construction chemicals which includes,

Waterproofing Products Repair Products Sealants Flooring Products

Exterior Coating Products Tile Fixing Range Concrete Admixtures Grouts

Pidilite Industries Limited


Construction Chemicals Division Ramkrishna Mandir Road Post Box No. 17411 Andheri (E) Mumbai 400059 INDIA Tel +91-22-2835 7000 Fax +91-22-2835 7008 website www.doctor-fixit.com E-mail drfixit@pidilite.com

Toll Free No.: 1800-22-5502

DISCLAIMER The product information & application details given by the company & its agents has been provided in good faith & meant to serve only as a general guideline during usage. Users are advised to carry out tests & take trials to ensure on the suitability of products meeting their requirement prior to full scale usage of our products. Since the correct identification of the problems, quality of other materials used and the on-site workmanship are factors beyond our control, there are no expressed or implied guarantee / warranty as to the results obtained. The company does not assume any liability or consequential damage for unsatisfactory results, arising from the use of our products.

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