Dow 983 Silicone Glazing and Curtinwall Adhesive/Sealant

Dow 983 Silicone Glazing and Curtinwall Adhesive/Sealant Datasheet
  • Description for Dow 983 Silicone Glazing and Curtinwall Adhesive/Sealant

    Structural capability; excellent unprimed adhesion to most common building substrates; consistently non-slump; easy tooling.

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    Application Type Bond, Seal
    1 Part or 2 Part 2 Part
    Material Form Paste
    Manufacturer Dow
    Chemistry Silicone
    Cure Method RTV
    Cure Time (min) 10,080
  • Technical Data for Dow 983 Silicone Glazing and Curtinwall Adhesive/Sealant

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 2 Part
    • Material Form
      • Paste
    • Chemistry
    • Cure Method
      • RTV (Room Temperature Vulcanization) - RTV
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Cure Time (min) 10,080
    Mix Ratio 9:1 (by volume)
    Bond Strength
    Tear Strength (piw) 56 (ppi) Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 228, 170 Test Method
    Hardness
    Shore A Hardness 43
    Elongation (%) 2
    Other Properties
    Flash Point (°F) 109.4
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Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Cure Time Cure Temperature Test Method
228 psi 10,080 min Room temperature ASTM D 412
170 psi 10,080 min Room temperature ASTM C 1135, ultimate
Tear Strength Test Methods
Tear Strength Cure Time Cure Temperature Test Method
56 (ppi) 10,080 min 25°C ASTM D 624, Die B