Dow General Purpose Silicone Sealant

Dow General Purpose Silicone Sealant Datasheet
  • Description for Dow General Purpose Silicone Sealant

    Resistant to sunlight and weather extremes; high strength; fast cure; remains flexible; bonds to many common substrates.

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    Application Type Bond, Sealant, Gasketing: Formed-in-place gaskets
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Paste
    Industry Nameplates, Marine, Windows, Signs, Boat decks
    Manufacturer Dow
    Chemistry Silicone
    Cure Method Moisture
    Cure Time (min) Fast, 10,080
    Color Blue, Clear / Transparent, White
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 176
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -40
    Other Resistance Sunlight
    Key Specifications ASTM (American Standard Test Method): C920: ASTM C920 Type S, Grade NS, Class 25, Use NT, G and A., TT (U.S. Federal Specification): S-00230C: Federal Specification TT-S-001543A, Type non-sag, Class A,; Federal Specificaiton TT-S-00230C, Type II, Class A, TT (U.S. Federal Specification): S-001543A: Federal Specification TT-S-001543A, Type non-sag, Class A,; Federal Specificaiton TT-S-00230C, Type II, Class A, FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and/or CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): FDA 21 CFR177.2600
  • Technical Data for Dow General Purpose Silicone Sealant

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Paste
    • Industry
      • Sign - Signs
      • Other Transportation - Trim, Windshields
      • Marine - Boat decks
      • Industrial - Around sinks, Bumpers, Hatches, Hull, Name plates, Port lights, Toilets, Tubs, Vents
      • Printing and Graphics - Nameplates
      • Construction - Deck, Faucets, Showers
      • Construction Window - Windows
    • Chemistry
    • Cure Method
      • Moisture / Condensation Cure - Moisture
    • Color
      • Blue
      • Clear / Transparent
      • White
    • Key Specifications
      • ASTM (American Standard Test Method): C920: Class 25 - ASTM C920 Type S, Grade NS, Class 25, Use NT, G and A.
      • TT (U.S. Federal Specification): S-00230C: Class A - Federal Specification TT-S-001543A, Type non-sag, Class A,; Federal Specificaiton TT-S-00230C, Type II, Class A
      • TT (U.S. Federal Specification): S-001543A: Class A - Federal Specification TT-S-001543A, Type non-sag, Class A,; Federal Specificaiton TT-S-00230C, Type II, Class A
      • FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and/or CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): 177.2600 - FDA 21 CFR177.2600
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) -20 to 122
    Cure Time (min) Fast, 10,080
    Set Time (min) 1,440 Test Method
    Tack Free Time (min) 15 to 20 Test Method
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) High
    Tensile Strength (psi) 350 Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Environmental Resistance Environmental resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 176
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -40
    Other Resistance Sunlight
    Hardness
    Shore A Hardness 27 Test Method
    Elongation (%) 6 Test Method
    Flexibility Flexible
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Store below 90° F (32°C) in a dry place., To store short term, replace cap., To store long term, unscrew nozzle, screw cap in cartridge and store nozzle in cap.
    Not Good For
    Don't Use With oily woods or be compatible with substrates made of methylmethacrylate, polycarbonate, polypropylene, polyethylene and polytetrafluroethylene., surfaces that might bleed oils, plasticizers or solvents or porous surfaces such as cement-like materials, stone or surfaces prone to attack by weak acids.
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Set Time Test Methods
Set Time Set Temperature Test Method
1,440 min 25°C 1/8”, At 77°F 25°C and 50% relative humidity
Tack Free Time Test Methods
Tack Free Time Tack Free Temperature Test Method
15 to 20 min 25°C 77°F 25°C and 50% relative humidity
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Cure Time
350 psi 10,080 min
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
6 % After 7 days
Shore A Hardness Test Methods
Shore A Hardness Shore Hardness Test Method
27 After 7 days