Gun applied sealants and adhesives

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Gun applied sealants and adhesives general purpose water based - general purpose silicone based - kitchen and bathroom - frame - roof and gutter - adhesives - gun-free When you walk into a DIY store, you will be confronted by shelves of gun applied sealants to fill gaps and glue. Unlike traditional fillers, most of these stay flexible and will not shrink, keeping gaps filled and, where relevant, waterproof. They usually are available in 'standard-sized' tubes designed to fit in a cartridge gun, this has a trigger operated piston that squeezes the sealant from the tube, through the nozzle and into the required position. There is one popular adhesive which is not in a standard length tube, it's longer and does not fit a 'standard' gun. To choose the right sealant for the job, you need to think about which features you need in the sealant, the important features include: the type of material it will adhere to; the size of gap it will fill; its degree of mould resistant; how waterproof it is;
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2009 for the course ENGR 23432 taught by Professor Puliyambath during the Spring '09 term at Punjab Engineering College.

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