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ELASTOSIL® 5100

ELASTOSIL® 5100 is a one-component, acid-curing, low-modulus silicone sealant with outstanding adhesion, long shelf life and very good processing properties for construction, industrial and sanitary applications. ELASTOSIL® 5100 cures at room temperature in the presence of atmospheric moisture to give a permanently flexible silicone rubber.



Properties

  • suitable for use in sanitary areas
  • free of solvents
  • non-sag
  • ready gunnability at low (+ 5 °C) and high (+ 40 °C) temperatures
  • flexible at low (- 40 °C) and high temperatures (+ 100 °C)
  • rapid crosslinking: quickly becomes tack-free
  • adheres excellently to glass, vitrified surfaces, ceramic tiles, selected plastics and most coatings
  • excellent tooling properties for professional use

Disclaimer

All the information provided is in accordance with the present state of our knowledge. Nonetheless, we disclaim any warranty or liability whatsoever and reserve the right, at any time, to effect technical alterations. The information provided, as well as the product's fitness for an intended application, should be checked by the buyer in preliminary trials. Contractual terms and conditions always take precedence. This disclaimer of warranty and liability also applies particularly in foreign countries with respect to third parties' rights.

Application fields

  • Sealing of joints between glazing and supporting structure (frame, transoms, mullions) in inside- an outside areas
  • Glass sealing
  • Expansionjoints in inside- and outside areas
  • Sanitary applications in areas of high humidity e.g. bathroom

 

Processing

The substrate areas that will be in contact with the sealant must be clean, dry and free of all loose material such as dust, dirt, rust, oil and other contaminants. Non-porous substrates should be cleaned with a solvent and a clean, lint-free, cotton cloth. Remove residual solvent before it evaporates with a fresh clean, dry cloth.

 

Certification

ELASTOSIL® 5100 is certified and classified according to

  • ISO 11600 G - Class 25 LM
  • EN 15651-1 - Class 25 LM F-INT-EXT-CC
  • EN 15651-2 - Class 25 LM G-CC
  • EN 15651-3 - Class XS1
  • DIN 18545-2 - Class E
  • EMICODE EC-1 PLUS


Adhesion

ELASTOSIL® 5100 exhibits excellent primerless adhesion to most material used for sanitary application, e.g. glass, tiles, ceramics, enamel, glazed tiles, clinker and selected plastics as well as lacquered, glazed or impregnated wood.

Users must carry out their own tests due to the great variety of substances. The adhesion can be improved in many cases by pretreatment of the substrates with a primer. If adhesion difficulties arise please contact our technical service.

 

Restrictions on use

It is the user's responsibility to test the compatibility of the sealant with the adjoining materials. Incompatible substances like coating materials (paints, varnishes and glazes) or organic plasticizer containing rubbers (EPDM, butyl and neoprene) can lead to discoloration or other impairments like loss of adhesion of the sealant. Materials in direct contact with the applied sealant like cleaning agents and materials in indirect contact like gaseous emissions can damage the sealant in its function or change its appearance. Because of the multitude of these materials. Wacker cannot make a general statement to the compatibility of materials with the sealant. In case of doubt the user shall conduct appropriate preliminary tests.
ELASTOSIL® 5100 must not be used for insulating glass applications.

ELASTOSIL® 5100 must not be used for structural glazing bonding.

ELASTOSIL® 5100 is not recommended for use on natural stones, such as marble, granite, quartzite, as it can cause staining.

ELASTOSIL® 5100 should not be used on substrates such as concrete, fibrous cement, and mortar, as the product releases acetic acid during.

ELASTOSIL® 5100 should not be used in contact with metals such as lead, copper, brass or zinc due to corrosion.

ELASTOSIL® 5100 is not recommended for sealing of aquaria or for longer-term use under water.

ELASTOSIL® 5100 is not suitable for food grade applications where the joints are likely to come in contact with food.

ELASTOSIL® 5100 is not suitable for use as a mirror adhesive.

The time until complete curing may be extended at lower temperature, lower humidity, increasing film thickness or by low volume of air exchange.

The use of tooling agents should be avoided if possible. Otherwise, water or a diluted solution of a little neutral soap or alcohol in water should be sparingly applied

Storage

The 'Best use before end' date of each batch is shown on the product label. Storage beyond the date specified on the label does not necessarily mean that the product is no longer usable. In this case however, the properties required for the intended use must be checked for quality assurance reasons.

Sales and support

Wacker Chemical Corporation
3301 Sutton Road
Adrian 49221-9397
United States
+1  888  922-5374 (Phone)
+1 517 264-8246  (Fax)
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