A wide variety of adhesive and sealing applications on an industrial level are fulfilled by one of Dow Corning products including Xiameter 732 Sealant available to buy online through Krayden, Inc.. It is a one part silicone rubber sealant available in paste form that is known as Dow Corning 732 Multi-Purpose Sealant. This sealant is used for various versatile applications that require sealing and adhering of a variety of surfaces.
The generic name of Dow Corning 732 Multi-Purpose Sealant is Silicone elastomer. It is available in different colors including black, clear and white and a variety of container sizes including tubes, pail and drum. The sealant uses the system of Acetoxy cure and is non-sag with consistency of paste. Application of the sealant is simple and easy and provides good adhesion to many surfaces and substrates. The sealant is flexible and stable ranging from 60°C (76°F) to +180°C (356°F), with short peaks up to +205°C (401°F). Flexibility and stability of the black sealant version ranges from 60°C (-76°F) to +205°C (401°F), with short peaks up to +230°C (446°F). The product comprises excellent dielectric properties. According to the physical properties of the product, this sealant takes 7 days to cure if exposed to air at 25°C (77°F) and relative humidity of 50 percent.
Some of the special features of Dow Corning 732 Multi-Purpose Sealant that provide benefits to the customers include good weather resistance, resistance to temperature extremes and moisture, and the ability of non-flow. At room temperature when the sealant is exposed to moisture in the air, it is cured forming flexible, durable and tough silicone rubber.
As the name ofDow Corning 732 Multi-Purpose Silicone Sealant suggests, it can be used for various purposes. In general, it is used for industrial bonding and sealing applications. It complies with MIL-A-46106A and FDA 177.2600. Some of the useful applications include sealing of marine windows and cabins, oven door windows, truck cabs, trailers, and flues on access doors, gas appliances and pipe joints. It can be used for bonding the gaskets in refrigeration and heating units and also for adhesion of various materials including metal, fabric-backed plastics and fabric.
Once you get to know about the features and benefits of a product, it is always important to know the safety and hazards related to the use. There are no potential hazards of using Dow Corning 732 Multi-Purpose Sealant and no prolonged effects due to exposure. Some of the acute effects include mild irritation due to direct contact of the sealant to your eyes or skin. It is also required to properly store the product in the original containers that are not opened. This will ensure the long life of the sealant that is 30 months starting from the date of production.
Proper steps should be taken for using Dow Corning Sealant 732 since it can lead to impairment of adhesion. The surface on which the sealant is being applied should be dry and clean, washed off from grease and contaminants. It is recommended to use Dow Corning 1200 OS Primer with this sealant for maximum adhesion.