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Flexistrip®

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Hodgson Sealants

A butyl glazing strip used for installing double glazed units, laminated glass and single glass into windows and doors in exterior and interior situations.

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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 Systems B6, D3, and R1 – Consult manufacturer for details.

Description

A load-bearing security glazing strip used for installing double glazed units, laminated glass and single glass into windows and doors in exterior and interior situations. Combining good performance, durability, security and ease of use with a neat and an instantly over paintable finish.

Features and benefits:

  • Good load-bearing characteristics - tested to wind loads up to 2000 Pa.
  • Suitable for Secured by Design Schemes when used in the B6 System.
  • Suitable for both non-drained and drained and ventilated frames.
  • Good finish - does not require capping.
  • Eliminates the need for distance pieces - quick to apply.
  • Can be overcoated immediately with solvent/ water borne paints and stains.
  • Immediate application onto coated timber - no special primers required.
  • Available in a wide variety of widths and sizes.
  • Durable material - service life in excess of 20 years depending on conditions.

Approvals:

  • Approved for use with Pilkington Activ™ self-cleaning glass.
  • Tested to BS 6375-1 and achieved a Weathertightness classification of 2000 Pa Special (High Exposure Rating) when used in the B6 Glazing System.
  • BS 7950 Specification for Enhanced Security Performance of Casement and Tilt/ Turn Windows for Domestic Applications (Annex A5 Glazing Removal Test).
  • Glass and Glazing Federation Manual Section 4.2.
  • 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 Systems B6, D3, and R1 – Consult manufacturer for details.

General information

Uniclass 2015

Pr_35_90_87_09 Butyl rubber sealant tapesPrimary

CAWS

L40/530 Internal tape glazing

L40/90 Internal tape glazing

Specification data - Butyl rubber sealant tapes

Product Reference

Flexistrip®

Core

-

Core material

Manufacturer's standard

CoreType

Consult manufacturer

Bond

Consult manufacturer

Size (l x w)

9 x 2.5 mm (19 m) x 24 reels

Mahogany and off-white.

10 x 2.5 mm (19 m) x 24 reels

Mahogany and off-white.

12 x 2.5 mm (19 m) x 20 reels

Black, Mahogany and off-white.

12 x 3 mm (15 m) x 20 reels

Black, Mahogany and off-white.

15 x 3 mm (15 m) x 16 reels

Mahogany and off-white.

Jumbo 15 (30 m) x 10 reels

Black, Mahogany and off-white.

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: >250%.
  • 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: Very good.
  • Tensile strength: 1.4 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 B6 System
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