Dow formulates many sealants for encapsulating, bonding and sealing. A popular product that Dow produces is Dowsil 736. This product has the capabilities of encapsulating, bonding and sealing aerospace gasketing, heating elements in appliances, fast moving belts, bag filters on smoke stacks and many more applications. Dowsil 736 RTV Sealant is composed of a red, one-part silicone paste like consistency.
Dowsil 736 is a firm paste that cures into a solid rubber material. The curing process takes up to 24 hours at room temperature and exposure to moisture. This product can be applied overhead or on side walls because it has a paste like consistency and it will not sag or run. A great feature of Dowsil 736 is the capability to be exposed to temperatures from 260 to -65 degrees Celsius. It also can be intermittently exposed to heat up to 315 degrees Celsius. Dow 736 RTV Sealant is formulated to provide great bonding and sealing properties while enduring extreme conditions.
This high performing heat resistant sealant that Dow Manufactures outperforms many of their competitors. Dowsil 736 Heat Resistant Sealant is shipped ready to use in a paste like consistency. This material comes in tubes, cartridges, pails and drums. It is important to thoroughly clean the surfaces that are about to be bonded or sealed. It can be applied by using a wooden paddle or spatula directly onto the material. The curing time will increase with the thickness of the sealant applied. Dow 736 RTV complies with FDA regulation 21 CFR177.2600 when fully cured and washed. This product was designed to meet Mil-A-46106A.
Dowsil 736 Heat Resistant Sealant unopened should be stored below 32 degrees Celsius. This product has a shelf life of 30 months from the date of manufacture. Dowsil 736 RTV sealant will not work properly and does not have the capability to seal or bond applications for underwater immersion, masonry surfaces, surfaces that need to be painted and impregnated woods. It is not recommended to use Dow 736 RTV Sealant near sensitive metals such as zinc, carbon, brass, copper or steel. The metals will corrode due to the acetic acid release throughout the curing process. The acid will give off an odor during the curing period, but once the process is complete the odor will disappear.
Dowsil 736 Heat Resistant Sealant is manufactured with the highest quality of materials in the industry meeting the demands of customers. Dow is the leader in providing advanced knowledge in formulating silicone sealants. Dowsil 736 is a very high performing silicone that can be used in a variety of applications. For more information on sizes or the use of Dow 736 RTV Sealant, contact Krayden, Inc. Dow’s authorized adhesive and sealant distributers. Also visit the Dowsil 736 TDS.