One of the adhesive sealants that are gaining popularity in the market for industrial application is Dow Corning 700 Industrial Grade Silicone Sealant that has acetoxy cure and is a one-part RTV based on silicone rubber. It is considered one of the most suitable sealants for adhesive applications since it can withstand extreme temperatures and is weather resistant. Glass, metal, plastic surfaces and silicone rubber can be adhered using a cartridge of Dow Corning 700 Industrial Grade Silicone Sealant that provides flexible and long lasting seal.
The generic name of Dow Corning 700 Sealant is Silicone elastomer and it is available in cartridges, tubes and drums in the form of non-slumping paste. This sealant comes in three different colors depending on the package availability and has an odor of acetic acid. A significant feature of Dow Corning 700 Industrial Grade Silicone Sealant is the ability to survive temperature extremes and it provides flexibility from -76 to 350°F (-60 to 177°C) if used continuously and up to 400°F (204°C) for using it intermittently.
Sold under the Brand name of Xiameter, Dow Corning 700 Industrial Grade Silicone Sealant is used for industrial adhering and sealing applications. This sealant is also used for many other practical applications such as fixing parts of appliances, sealing for protection from moisture, adhering windows, doors, gearboxes, nameplates, compressors and pumps, etc. The exposure of sealant to water vapor in the air is cured at room temperature due to the presence of acetoxy cure.
Primarily, it is very important to identify the hazards of the product before using it. Dow Corning 700 Sealant can have acute effects on your skin and eyes causing mild irritation due to direct contact. No prolonged or aggravated medical conditions have been observed by the use of this sealant. For safety purposes, proper handling and storage is required to avoid direct contact since acetic acid is evolved if the sealant is exposed to moisture or water. Therefore, it should be kept in a closed container with sufficient ventilation. It is not suggested using the Dow Corning 700 Industrial Grade Silicone Sealant on mortar or concrete, underwater, oily woods, near sensitive metals, and completely confined areas.
The silicone sealant provides versatile options regarding material and has outperformed other weatherproof materials. Dow Corning 700 Industrial Grade Silicone Sealant is available in the consistent paste form that is easy and ready-to-use. The surface should be dry and clean before applying the sealant for better adhesion. In order to have strong adhesion and consistent bonds, it is recommended to use the primer before applying the silicone sealant. There are various Dow Corning primers available for different materials that are used according to the applications.
Dow Corning 700 Industrial Grade Silicone Sealant is a product of Xiameter Dow Corning Corporation that is providing improved solutions internationally to meet the several needs of the customers. The development and exploration of silicones have made Dow Corning a worldwide leader in the innovative industry. They excel in silicon based technology offering over 7000 products.