technical data sheet
KITCHEN & BATHROOM
Acetic Cure Silicone Sealant
and to ensure a neat job. Complete all painting before
Bostik Kitchen & Bathroom Silicone is an acetic (acetoxy)
Insert a sealant support material such as polyurethane
foam into deep joints or gaps to ensure sealant depth is no
greater than 10 mm.
Specially formulated to resist mildew even when exposed
to prolonged hot and humid environments. The sealant
Cut nozzle at 45潞C angle to desired thickness. Cut
does not provide or maintain a nutrient surface for fungus.
diaphragm on cartridge. Insert cartridge into caulking gun.
It effectively seals glass, coated aluminium, wood, glazed
Hold gun at 45潞 angle with nozzle in contact with both sides
ceramic tiles, fibreglass, vitreous enamel and most
of joint. Apply by pushing sealant ahead of nozzle, thus
laminated surfaces. Ideal for sealing around bathtubs,
ensuring sealant is pushed firmly into place.
shower stalls, wall fixtures, rimless sinks, kitchen and
bathroom fixtures and may be used for ceramic tile
Tool off smooth before skin forms (within 5 minutes).
grouting and spotting. Bostik Kitchen & Bathroom Silicone
Remove excess sealant immediately with a cloth
may be used both indoors and outdoors.
dampened with mineral turpentine. If used, remove
masking tape immediately sealant tooling is complete.
FEATURES & BENEFITS Sealant surface is touch dry in 30 minutes.
鈥? 100% Silicone Rubber
鈥? Anti Fungal Cured sealant can be removed by trimming with a sharp
鈥? High flexibility blade but avoid under cutting seal.
After use, cured plug will form in cartridge nozzle, before
PERFORMANCE PROPERTIES re-using remove plug and extrude sealant.
Tooling / Skin Time 5 minutes
Entire cartridge contents should be used within 12 months.
Tack Free Time 30 mins
Cure Time (To 10mm depth @ 5-7 days
23潞C & 50% RH)
Bostik Kitchen & Bathroom Silicone is not recommended
Application Range 10潞C to +60潞C
Performance Range -62潞C to +177潞C
鈥? Structural Glazing
Hardness Shore A (ASTM D- 28
鈥? Areas subject to permanent water immersion, ie
swimming pools, spas, aquariums, etc.
Tensile Strength (ASTM D-412) 2208 Kpa
鈥? Direct contact with bituminous or pitch based
Sag, Slump 0.1 inches max
adhesives or membranes as bleed through
Specific Gravity 1.05
discolouration will occur
Cure Method Acetoxy
鈥? Sealing lead, concrete, marble, limestone, masonry
UV and Ozone resistance Excellent
materials, metal or aluminium joints, ie: galvanized
steel, untreated aluminium and roof guttering (use
Bostik Roof & Gutter Silicone)
300ml plastic cartridges
鈥? Sealing where physical abrasion is encountered.
鈥? Not paintable
All surfaces must be clean, dry, free of voids, curing Tip
compounds, projections, loose materials, oil, grease, For granite, marble or porous stone applications Bostik
sealers and determined to be structurally sound before the Plumbseal is recommended. Plumbseal is also paintable.
application of Bostik Kitchen & Bathroom Silicone.
Priming is not required for glass or glazed surfaces.
Chemical exposure to certain agents such as chlorinated
APPLICATION cleaning solutions (ie bleach), chemical solvents, and the
Complete all painting before applying. Use masking tape fumes of some paints (enamel or solvent - containing types
each side of joint to simplify clean up, to protect surfaces where not fully dried), may cause the sealant to display a
slight colour shift.
鈥? If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Give a glass of
water and see a doctor.
鈥? If skin contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing
and wash skin thoroughly for a minimum of 15 minutes
P.A.T.S (Pretested Adhesion To Substrate) 鈥? If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons
Programme Information Centre (Australia 131 126; NZ 03 4747
Bostik offer a service in which a program has been 000) or a doctor at once.
established to eliminate potential field problems by pre- For more detailed information refer to Material Safety
testing Bostik sealants with samples of building materials Data Sheet available on www.bostikfindley.com.au.
to which the sealant will be applied. This service is
available on large projects where pre-application testing
will aid in determining the proper surface preparation CLEAN-UP
method to achieve optimum adhesion. Consult a Bostik Bostik Kitchen & Bathroom Silicone can be cleaned with
representative for further information or freecall 1800 621 Mineral Turpentine before fully cured.
221 and ask for Technical Assistance.
When stored at or below 30潞C Bostik Kitchen & Bathroom
Silicone has a shelf life of 12 months from date of
manufacture. All materials should be stored under cover in
a manner that will prevent damage preferably on pallets.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
鈥? On contact, uncured sealant irritates skin and eyes
KITCHEN&BATHROOM SILICONE (ACETIC CURE)
and may cause sensitisation by skin contact.
ITEM NO. STOCK SIZE
鈥? Use in well ventilated areas as acetic acid is released
271292 300g cartridge Translucent
鈥? 241563 300g cartridge White
Gloves and protective goggles must be worn during
application and use.
The representations and recommendations regarding the products are based on tests which we believe to be reliable. However, no guarantee
of their accuracy can be made because of the great range of field conditions and variations encountered in raw materials, manufacturing
equipment and methods. Thus, the products are sold with a limited warranty only, and on the condition that purchasers will make their own
tests to determine the suitability of the product for their particular purposes. Under no circumstances will Bostik Findley Australia Pty Ltd be
liable to anyone except for replacement of the products or refund of the purchase price.
ALL SALES ARE EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF BOSTIK FINDLEY AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
BOSTIK FINDLEY BOSTIK FINDLEY BOSTIK FINDLEY BOSTIK FINDLEY
AUSTRALIA PTY LTD NZ LIMITED SINGAPORE PTE LTD (MALAYSIA) SDN BHD
Phone: +61-3-9279 9333 Phone: +64-4-567 5119 Phone: +65-6863 4088 Phone: +606 764 3246
Fax: +61-3-9279 9240 Fax: +64-4-567-5412 Fax: +65-6863 4077 Fax: +606 764 3248
SYDNEY ADELAIDE PERTH BRISBANE Product: Kitchen Bathroom Silicone
Phone: 02 8825 3488 Phone: 08 8244 0511 Phone: 08 9331 7666 Phone: 07 3265 2377 Acetic Cure
Issue Date October 2003
Fax: 02 8825 3411 Fax: 08 8244 0522 Fax: 08 9331 7677 Fax: 07 3265 5421 Issue No: 2
(ABN 79 003 893 838) Division: Plumbing