Acetic silicone sealants are versatile, flexible sealing and bonding solutions used in construction, automotive and various DIY applications. They cure through a reaction with moisture in the air to create a durable, waterproof rubber seal.
Properties of Acetic Silicone Sealants
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Gorvia's acetic silicone sealant line provides premium properties optimized for bonding and sealing performance. These silicone sealants demonstrate exceptional flexibility, allowing them to expand and contract with surfaces without cracking or losing adhesion. Once cured, the rubber seal formed by acetic silicone exhibits high resistance to UV exposure, moisture, and extreme temperatures. An added benefit is that the acetic acid byproducts given off during curing help prevent mold and mildew growth on the sealant. Compared to other sealant types, Gorvia's acetic silicones cure with very low odor and VOC emissions.Applications of GORVIA Acetic Silicone
GORVIA's acetic silicone sealants serve numerous sealing and bonding needs:
● Sealing windows, doors, siding, trim
● Weather sealing gaps and joints
● Adhering fixtures in bathrooms and kitchens
● Securing moldings, baseboards
● Automotive gaskets, seals, trim adhesion
GORVIA's sealant offerings are tailored for different usage requirements:
● A301A+ - Ultimate high hardness for secure bonding and sealing.
● A301A - Harder durometer for a more rigid seal.
● A301R - Medium hardness strikes a balance between flexibility and strength.
● A301V - Softer formula for maximum elasticity and movement.
With GORVIA's range of hardness levels, there's an acetic silicone sealant formulated for your exact sealing and bonding needs.
Limitations of Acetic Silicone Sealants
While acetic silicone is highly versatile, limitations include:
While exhibiting versatility for many applications, acetic silicone does have some limitations to note. It is not ideal for continuous underwater use cases. The sealant is generally not paintable, unlike some other sealant types. The acetic acid present leads to a strong vinegar-like odor during curing that some find unpleasant. Finally, acetic silicone is not recommended for aquarium construction or uses involving direct food contact.
In summary, GORVIA's acetic silicone sealants provide flexible, durable sealing and bonding for construction, automotive and DIY projects. With a range of hardness levels, GORVIA offers a formula for any application. Though limitations exist in some uses, these sealants excel at creating resilient, mold-resistant seals that stand up to harsh environments. For bonds that flex without cracking or disbonding, GORVIA's acetic silicone sealants cure into long-lasting rubber seals ideal for sealing gaps and joints exposed to extreme conditions.
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