Foamsekure® XD

Foamsekure® XD

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Security glazing tape is a distinctive foam tape with high shear strength and long-term adhesion, comprising of a double-sided closed-cell polyolefin foam specifically designed for security glazing into the timber and unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (PVC-U) windows and doors.

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Application

  • Security glazing of coated timber and PVC-U windows with exterior beads to BS 7950.
  • Suitable for use with all glass types including laminate, solar control, low emissivity, toughened, polycarbonate and Pilkington Activ™.
  • For glazing PVC-U door panels.
  • Suitable for bonding coated timber and PVC-U glazing bars and PVC-U trims. It can also be used for mounting lightweight components typically found in electrical industries.

Description

Security glazing tape is a unique foam tape with high shear strength and long-term adhesion, comprising of a double sided closed-cell polyolefin foam specifically designed for security glazing into the timber and unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (PVC-U) windows and doors.

Features and benefits:

  • Good long-term adhesion to a wide variety of surfaces, including timber, PVC-U, steel, aluminium, plastic composites and glass.
  • Supplied on single strand reels with an ‘easy-peel’ backing.
  • Approved for use with Pilkington Activ™ self-cleaning glass.
  • Use immediately – no primers required.
  • Easy to compress.
  • Polyolefin foam provides a weather seal and durability.
  • Strong initial tack.

Approvals:

  • BS 8000-7.
  • Glass and Glazing Federation Manual Section 4.2 Ref IG7.
  • BS 6375-1 Weathertightness UK exposure category.
  • BS 7950 Specification for enhanced security performance of casement and tilt/turn windows for domestic applications (annex A5 glazing removal test).

Applications:

  • Security glazing of coated timber and PVC-U windows with exterior beads to BS 7950.
  • Suitable for use with all glass types including laminate, solar control, low emissivity, toughened, polycarbonate and Pilkington Activ™.
  • For glazing PVC-U door panels.
  • Suitable for bonding coated timber and PVC-U glazing bars and PVC-U trims. It can also be used for mounting lightweight components typically found in electrical industries.

General information

Uniclass 2015

Pr_35_90_87_56 Non-impregnated foam glazing tapesPrimary

CAWS

L40/530 Internal tape glazing

L40/90 Internal tape glazing

Product range

Glazing Tapes

Specification data - Non-impregnated foam glazing tapes

Product Reference

Foamsekure® XD

Material

Polyolefin foam

Bond

Double-sided

Thickness

3 mm

4 mm

Width

9 mm

10 mm

12 mm

Length

30 m

60 m

15 mm

20 mm

Colour

Black

Off-white

Standard

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

Standard product features

Technical characteristics:

  • Adhesion: Excellent (to coated timber, PVC-U, glass, many metals and most industrial surfaces).
  • Compression to seal: 20%.
  • Density: 64–96 kg/m³.
  • Shear strength: 52 N/cm².
  • Peel adhesion: 21 N/25 mm.
  • Shrinkage: <1%.
  • Slump: Nil.
  • Staining: Nil.
  • Tack: Excellent.
  • Ultraviolet (UV) resistance: Good.
  • Application temperature range: 10–40°C.
  • Service temperature range: -40ºC to +70°C.

Third party certifications

  • NHBC : Chapter 6.7

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