Foilband

Foilband

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Hodgson Sealants

Bitumen free butyl tape laminated to a foil backing for use as a flashing tape in applications such as in conservatory construction, over-sealing or repair of joints in gutters and downpipes or sealing over T-bars in glazing.

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Application

  • For use as flashing tape, for example in conservatory construction.
  • For over-sealing or repair of joints in gutters and downpipes.
  • For sealing over T-bars in glazing and conservatories.
  • For temporary remedial work such as sealing of leaking components.

Description

Foilband is a synthetic rubber-based preformed strip sealant laminated with a fixed foil backing.The exposed side adhesive is specifically designed for adhesion to PVC-U and other low surface energy sash and frame materials and the liner adhesive is specifically designed for adhesion to glass. These surface-specific adhesives provide optimum performance, weather resistance and longevity.

Features and benefits:

  • Good adhesion to a wide range of substrates.
  • Remains tacky even at low temperatures.
  • Resistant to flow at high temperatures.
  • Remains flexible throughout its service life.
  • The product is highly conformable.
  • Good ultraviolet (UV) resistance.
  • The foil has excellent tear and puncture resistance.
  • Easy and accurate to use with little waste and no mess.

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:

  • For use as flashing tape, for example in conservatory construction.
  • For over-sealing or repair of joints in gutters and downpipes.
  • For sealing over T-bars in glazing and conservatories.
  • For temporary remedial work such as sealing of leaking components.

General information

Material

Synthetic rubber

Uniclass 2015

Pr_35_90_87_67 Preformed butyl shim glazing tapesPrimary

CAWS

L40/530 Internal tape glazing

L40/90 Internal tape glazing

Specification data - Preformed butyl shim glazing tapes

Product Reference

Foilband

Material

Synthetic rubber

Bond

Manufacturer's standard

Thickness

3 mm

4 mm

Width

Consult manufacturer

Length

10 m

Colour

-

Foil

Foil

White

Sealant

White

Standard product features

Technical characteristics:

  • Dynamic shear adhesion: 12 N/cm².
  • 90° peel adhesion: 8 N/cm.
  • 180° peel adhesion: 9 N/cm.
  • Specific gravity: 1.6 g/cm³.
  • Moisture vapour transmission rate (sealant component only to ISO9932/ BS ISO 15106): 0.14 g/m²/24hr/mm.
  • Application temperature range: 5–40°C.
  • Service temperature range: -40°C to +90°C.

Third party certifications
  • NHBC : Chapter 6.7
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