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Bedding Compound
Application

  • For use as a bedding material in single or composite metal frames and other non-porous surfaces.
  • For joining steel assemblies.

Description

Bedding compound for metal frames and assemblies.

Features and benefits:

  • High quality hand-applied glazing compound for jointing steel frame assemblies.
  • Will not slump.
  • Capable of accommodating some thermal movement.
  • Can be overpainted.
  • Easy to apply and finish.
  • Good long term performance.

Applications:

  • For use as a bedding material in single or composite metal frames and other non-porous surfaces.
  • For joining steel assemblies.

General information
Material

Drying oil

Uniclass 2015
Pr_30_31_76_33 Glazing compounds and sealantsPrimary
CAWS

L40/50 Bead-fixed single-glazing

L40/250 Bead-fixed single-glazing

Specification data - Glazing compounds and sealants
Product Reference

Bedding Compound

Standard

Consult manufacturer

Third-party certification

Consult manufacturer

Material

Drying oil

Class

Manufacturer's standard

Colour

Natural

Fire performance

Consult manufacturer

Standard product features

Technical characteristics:

  • Adhesion: Good (to most metal surfaces).
  • Base technology: Drying oil.
  • Curing system: Sets initially by absorption of oil into the frame and loss of volatile components followed by reaction with oxygen in the presence of moisture.
  • Mould resistance: Good.
  • Movement accommodation: <5%.
  • Slump: Nil
  • Staining: Can cause staining of non-porous surfaces if not previously sealed.
  • Ultraviolet (UV) resistance: Good.
  • Service temperature range: -20°C to +70°C.
  • Application temperature range: 5–30°C.

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