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  • How to choose the right sealant?
    A proper sealing application involves more than just sealant selection. It requires the clear understanding of: Joint design, Substrates involved, Performance required, as well as As such, some key selection criterias are: Joint Design: - Required joint movement capabilities - Aesthetics (Color, Finish) Physical / Chemical Properties: - Elongation (Tear Strength) - Tension (Stress / Strain recovery) - Substrate compatibility Durability / External Factors: - Thermal Movement - UV / Moisture requirements - Cyclic Joint Movement - Rate of bio-degradation and relations with sealant service life Application / Installation: - Tooling Time - Cure Time - Tack Free Time
  • Are there different types of sealants out there? If so, what are they?"
    Of course! There are a plethora of sealants, each suited for a different use case. 1. Acrylic 2. Acetic 3. Modified Silicone (MS) 4. Neutral 5. Polyurethane (PU) 6. Silicone (a). Fire-Rated (b). General Glazing (c). Premium (i). Weathered (ii). Structural (iii). Non-Streak Read more about it here. *Note: "Sealant" and "Adhesives" are sometimes used interchangeably, but they are actually different.
  • What are Adhesives, and are they the same as Sealants?"
    Adhesives, though commonly used interchageably as a term, has a different use case and property from that of Sealants. Our range includes: - xBond - xGrip
  • How to properly apply Sealants?
    In general, product literature indicates that proper surface preperation has to be duly performed to ensure the stated performance holds true. - Ensure surface is free of contmainanats (dust/dirt). - Most sealants are to be applied on dry surfaces. Common tools required: - Sealant - Sealant Gun - Masking Tape - Spatula or Trowel - Brush or Cloth Shop our entire range here.
  • Are Modified Polymers (MS), Hybrid Sealants, all the same?"
    Read more here.
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