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Arbo PDC
Description

One part, water-based, acrylic sealant intended for use in internal, low movement joints, such as window and door frames, skirting boards, wall and ceilings.

Good adhesion to a wide variety of common building substrates without need for a primer. Over-paintable with emulsion paint three hours after application (12 hours for gloss paints).

Not recommended for external use, or where movement joints are subject to high degrees of movement.

Health and safety:

Avoid prolonged skin contact.

General information

Uniclass 2015

Pr_30_31_76_02 Acrylic construction joint sealantsPrimary

CAWS

N10/460 Sealant

Specification data - Acrylic construction joint sealants

Product Reference

Arbo PDC

Accessories

None

Arbo Cleaner No.17

Xylene based; not suitable for use with plastics or delicate finishes.

Arbo Cleaner No. 16

Alcohol based.

Standard product features

Technical data:

  • Application temperature: +5°C to +40°C.
  • Service temperature: -10°C to +70°C.
  • Skinning time at 20°C with 65% relative humidity: 5 minutes.
  • Cure time: Time to full cure is dependent on bead thickness, ambient temperature and humidity.
  • Chemical resistance: Fair resistance to most alkalis and dilute acids, poor resistance to hydrocarbon solvents.
  • Service life: 15+ years.
  • Storage life: 12 months in original unopened package stored correctly.

Movement accommodation:

  • Butt joints (movement in tension and compression): 15%.
  • Lap joints (movement in shear): 30%.

Colour:

  • White.

Joint sizes:

Width:

  • Minimum: 6 mm.
  • Maximum: 20 mm (single application).

Depth:

  • Minimum: 10 mm on porous substrates; 6 mm on non-porous substrates.
  • Maximum: 10 mm.

Width:depth ratio (within the above minimum/ maximum restrictions):

  • 1:1.

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