technical data sheet
ROOF & GUTTER SILICONE
High Performance Silicone Sealant for Metal Fabrication
Roof & Gutter Silicone is a high performance, Ultra Violet
resistant one component neutral cure silicone sealant. Approximately 13 lineal metres per 300ml cartridge based
on an average joint size of 5mm depth and 5mm width.
Bostik Roof & Gutter Silicone is an industrial grade neutral
cure silicone sealant designed for sealing lap joints in Surface Preparation:
metal guttering, aluminium roofing, flashings and down Surfaces to be sealed must be clean, dry and free of wax,
pipes. Specifically designed to meet Australian conditions. grease or any loose or flaking paint.
鈥? Metal Roofing Systems 鈥? Use masking tape each side of joint to simplify clean
鈥? Flashing & Down Pipes up, to protect surfaces and to ensure a neat job.
鈥? Lap joints in Zincalume, Colourbond and other BHP Complete all painting before applying.
decorative Sheet-metal 鈥? Insert a sealant support material such as polyurethane
鈥? Skylights & Extraction Units foam into deep joints or gaps to ensure sealant depth
鈥? Pipe or Sprinkler System Penetrations is no greater than 10 mm.
鈥? Air conditioning 鈥? Cut nozzle at 45掳 angle to desired thickness. Cut
鈥? Sheet-metal, diaphragm on cartridge. Insert cartridge into caulking
鈥? gun. Hold gun at 45潞 angle with nozzle in contact with
General purpose adhering & sealing, Building
both sides of joint. Apply by pushing sealant ahead of
Materials, Steel, Aluminium, Concrete, Brick and
nozzle, thus ensuring sealant is pushed firmly into
Block or Brickwork
鈥? Smooth off before skin forms (within 10 minutes).
Remove excess sealant immediately with a cloth
FEATURES & BENEFITS
dampened with mineral turpentine. If used, remove
鈥? Excellent General Purpose Sealant
masking tape immediately sealant tooling is complete.
鈥? Permanently flexible
Sealant surface skins in 10 minutes and is touch dry in
鈥? Suitable for interior and exterior applications
鈥? Unaffected by rain, snow, extreme temperature
鈥? Cured sealant can be removed by trimming with a
change and constant ultra violet exposure
sharp blade but avoid under cutting seal.
鈥? After use, cured plug will form in cartridge nozzle,
鈥? Excellent adhesion properties
before re-using remove plug and extrude sealant.
鈥? Entire cartridge contents should be used within 12
PERFORMANCE PROPERTIES months.
Typical properties after 7 days cure at 25潞C and 50% RH.
Tooling time (at 20潞C) 3 - 5 minutes For Sausage Application
Tack free time (Per Fed. Spec 10 minutes 鈥? To dispense product hold sausage upright and cut the
TTS001543A) top off below the metal clip with scissors.
Cure time (to 10mm depth @ 23潞C & 5 - 7 days 鈥? Place sausage in Bostik Pro Gun with cut end facing
50% RH) nozzle or top of gun.
Application range 10潞C to 60潞C 鈥? For general sealing apply sealant in a continuous
Temperature Performance range - 62潞C to steady flow.
177潞C 鈥? Push sealant ahead of nozzle to completely fill joint.
Hardness shore A (ASTM D-2440) 28 鈥? Smooth off before skin forms (10 minutes).
Tensile strength (ASM D-412) 200 psi (15 鈥? For roof and guttering applications assemble
kg/cm虏) components and drill fastener holes.
Sag, slump (Per TT-S-001543A) Nil 鈥? Separate components and remove drillings.
Specific gravity 1.02 鈥? Apply sufficient sealant to obtain good adhesion to
Cure method (Chemical type) Neutral substrate; set and seal fastener.
UV and ozone resistance Excellent
Joint movement 卤 25%
Roof & Gutter Silicone is available in 300ml cartridges and
PRIMING Gloves and protective goggles must be worn during
application and use.
鈥? On metal, steel and non-porous surfaces primer is not
鈥? Avoid contact with skin, eyes and avoid breathing in
鈥? On porous or absorbent surfaces such as natural
鈥? Wear protective gloves when mixing or using
stone, granite etc, Bostik Primer must be used (consult
鈥? If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons
Bostik Technical Department).
鈥? If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Give a glass of
Ready to use straight from the cartridge or sausage
鈥? If skin contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing
and wash skin thoroughly for a minimum of 15 minutes
PRECAUTION and see a doctor.
Not recommended for use in horizontal walkways exposed 鈥? For more detailed information refer to Material Safety
to high abrasion (pedestrian traffic), in totally confined Data Sheet.
areas or below grade or in expansion joints that will
encounter continuous water immersion.
鈥? Not to be used for structural glazing applications.
Wipe off excess sealant immediately and clean up with
鈥? Not paintable.
鈥? Not to be used on extruded type poloycarbonates or
polyacrylates if they are under tension as stress
cracking may occur.
鈥? Store inside where possible out of direct sunlight and
鈥? Not recommended for below water line applications.
鈥? Do not apply to wet surfaces.
鈥? Store below 25潞C
鈥? Shelf life is 12 months in unopened container when
store below 25潞C.
P.A.T.S (Pretested Adhesion To Substrate)
Bostik Roof and Gutter Silicone is non-flammable.
Bostik offer a service in which a program has been
BOSTIK ROOF & GUTTER SILICONE
established to eliminate potential field problems by pre-
ITEM NO. STOCK SIZE
testing Bostik adhesives with samples of building materials
241008 300ml cartridge translucent
to which the adhesive will be applied. This service is
241016 300 ml cartridge grey
available on large projects where pre-application testing
259837 300ml sausage grey
will aid in determining the proper surface preparation
259829 300ml sausage translucent
method to achieve optimum adhesion. Consult a Bostik
241024 300ml cartridge black
representative for further information.
240990 300ml cartridge white
HEALTH AND SAFETY
On contact, uncured sealant causes irritation.
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: +65-863 4088 Phone: +606 764 3246
Fax: +61-3-9279 9240 Fax: +64-4-567-5412 Fax: +65-863 4077 Fax: +606 764 3248
SYDNEY ADELAIDE PERTH BRISBANE Product: Roof & Gutter Silicone
Phone: 02 8825 3488 Phone: 08 8244 0511 Phone: 08 9331 7666 Phone: 07 3265 2377 Issue Date: September 2001
Fax: 02 8825 3411 Fax: 08 8244 0522 Fax: 08 9331 7677 Fax: 07 3265 5421 Division: Construction
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