Flexibond

Flexibond

Hodgson Sealants Third party certifications:
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High quality security butyl glazing strip for installing single glass and double glazed units into timber windows and doors on-site or in the factory.

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Application

  • For installing single glass and double glazed units into timber windows and doors on-site or in the factory.
  • For internally and externally beaded frames.
  • For installing double glazed units and single glass into steel windows.
  • As part of Hodgson Glazing System D4.

Description

A security glazing strip designed for use when installing double glazed units into windows and doors, it incorporates rubber polymer technology and does not require a silicone capping.Tested in accordance with BS 6375, it provides protection against the ingress of moisture in high exposure environments, and with good adhesion to glass and timber, it also fully meets the requirements of BS 7950.

Features and benefits:

  • Good load-bearing characteristics - tested to wind loads up to 2400 Pa.
  • Suitable for Secured by Design Schemes when used in the D4 Glazing System.
  • Suitable for both non-drained and drained and ventilated timber frames.
  • Can be overcoated immediately with solvent/ waterborne paints and stains.
  • Quick to apply.
  • High quality finish.
  • Eliminates the need for distance pieces.
  • Does not require silicone capping.
  • Enhanced security.
  • No primer required.
  • Service life in excess of 20 years depending on conditions.

Approvals:

  • Approved for use with Pilkington Activ™ self-cleaning glass.
  • BS 6375-1 Weathertightness Classification 2400 Pa (High exposure Rating).
  • Glass and Glazing Federation Manual Section 4.2.
  • BS 7950:1997 Annex A5 Glazing Removal Test, Specification for Enhanced Security Performance of Casement and Tilt/ Turn Windows for Domestic Applications.
  • BS 8000-7.

Applications:

  • For installing single glass and double glazed units into timber windows and doors on-site or in the factory.
  • For internally and externally beaded frames.
  • For installing double glazed units and single glass into steel windows.
  • As part of Hodgson Glazing System D4.

General information

Uniclass 2015

Pr_35_90_87_09 Butyl rubber sealant tapesPrimary

CAWS

L40/530 Internal tape glazing

L40/90 Internal tape glazing

Product range

Glazing Tapes

Specification data - Butyl rubber sealant tapes

Product Reference

Flexibond

Core

-

Core material

Rubber polymer technology

CoreType

Consult manufacturer

Bond

Consult manufacturer

Size (l x w)

30 000 x 15 mm

Thickness

2.5 mm

Colour

Black

Mahogany

Off-white

Standard

In accordance with BS 8000-7, BS 6375, BS 7950

Standard product features

Technical characteristics:

  • Adhesion: Excellent (to glass, primed or base stained wood, and steel).
  • Compression to seal: Positive compression.
  • Density: 1.6 g/cm³.
  • Elongation at break: >300%.
  • Force to compress by 20%: 1.1 kg/cm².
  • Movement accommodation: ±10%.
  • Moisture vapour transmission rate: 0.25 g/m²/24hr/mm.
  • Resistance to mould: High.
  • Shrinkage: <1%.
  • Slump: Nil.
  • Staining: Nil.
  • Tack: Excellent.
  • Tensile strength: 1.65 kg/cm².
  • Ultraviolet (UV) resistance: Excellent.
  • Thermal conductivity: 0.436 W/m·K at 10°C.
  • Application temperature range: 5–30°C.
  • Service temperature range: -40ºC to +70°C.

Third party certifications

  • NHBC : Chapter 6.7
  • Secured by Design : When used in the D4 Glazing System

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