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Silfix® U9

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Hodgson Sealants

Premium quality, low modulus, alkoxy cure, highly versatile silicone sealant.

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Application

Suitable for:

  • Sealing joints between glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) panels and roof sheets, trims and flashing in roofing and cladding, PVC-U, aluminium, steel, timber frame and door surrounds, and wall tiling.
  • Capping and bedding of glass and insulating glass units in bead glazing systems.
  • Many forms of expansion/ construction joints in buildings.
  • Fully compatible with Hodgson’s Flexistrip and range of butyl strip sealants.
  • Sealing joints in general industrial applications such as those found in heating and ventilation, sectional buildings etc.
  • Sealing glazing plastics such as polycarbonate.


Description

A low modulus, silicone sealant. Conforming fully to the requirements of BS 5889 Type-A and ISO 11600 classification G-25-LM, it offers good performance across a wide variety of glazing, industrial and construction applications.


Features and benefits:

  • Good adhesion to a wide variety of surfaces including un-plasticized polyvinyl chloride (PVC-U), coated metals, brickwork, stone, polycarbonate, coated timber and glass.
  • Compatible with all major European edge sealants for double glazed units.
  • High movement accommodation.
  • Suitable for use with laminated glass.
  • Meets the requirements of EN 15651-1: F-EXT-INT-CC: Sealant for facade of interior and exterior application (intended for use in cold climates). EN 15651-2: G-CC: Sealant used for sealing glazing applications (intended for use in cold climates).
  • Non-flammable.
  • It has good adhesion to glass, timber, metals, brickwork, plastics and concrete and does not normally require a primer.
  • Designed for the professional user.
  • No slump.
  • Nil staining on most surfaces.


General information

Color

Black

Brown

Grey

White

Other

Guidance for specification option:

Translucent.

Finish

Semi-gloss

Material

Silicone

Uniclass

Pr_30_31_76_77 Silicone construction joint sealantsPrimary

CAWS

E40/530 Sealant

F11/116 Mortar jointed, sealant pointed glass block walling

F11/121 Sealant jointed glass block walling

F11/136 Mortar jointed, sealant pointed glass block walling

F11/141 Sealant jointed glass block walling

F11/15 Mortar jointed, sealant pointed glass block walling

F30/610 Movement joints with sealant

H40/785 Sealant jointing

H41/655 Sealant jointing proprietary system

H42/661 Sealant joints

H51/610 Sealant joints

H51/630 Movement joints

H71/770 Wedge fixing into joints/ Chases

H71/780 Wedge fixing into damp-proof course joints

H71/83 Wedge fixing into joints/ chases

H71/85 Wedge fixing into damp-proof course joints

H72/65 Wedge fixing into joints/ chases

H72/770 Wedge fixing into joints/ chases

H72/780 Wedge fixing into damp-proof course joints

H73/73 Wedge fixing into joints/ Chases

H73/770 Wedge fixing into joints/ chases

H73/780 Wedge fixing into damp proof course joints

H74/65 Wedge fixing into joints/ chases

H74/770 Wedge fixing into joints/ chases

H74/780 Wedge fixing into damp proof course joints

H75/65 Wedge-fixing into joints/ Chases

H75/770 Wedge fixing into joints/ chases

H75/780 Wedge fixing into damp proof course joints

H92/770 General sealants

L10/810 Sealant joints

L20/80 Sealant joints

L20/820 Sealant joints

L40/195 Glass-to-glass jointing – proprietary

L40/380 Bead-fixed insulating glass units – solid bedding, outside bead

L40/381 Bead-fixed insulating glass units – solid bedding, inside bead

L40/57 Bead-fixed insulating glass units – solid bedding, outside bead

L40/58 Bead-fixed insulating glass units – solid bedding, inside bead

N10/460 Sealant

N10/760 Sealant bedding and pointing

N10/80 Sealant

Product range

SILFIX Range (Silicone Sealants)

Specification data - Silicone construction joint sealants

Standard

To BS EN ISO 11600, BS 5889 Type A, EN 15651-1 and EN 15651-2.

Material

Neutral cure.

Class

G-25LM.

Colour

Black.

Brown.

Grey.

Translucent.

Guidance for specification option:

Does not contain calcium carbonate filler.

White.

Fire performance

Non-flammable.

Class

F-EXT-INT-CC to EN 15651-1, G-CC to EN 15651-2

Adhesion

Excellent.

Movement

±25% (accommodation).

Chemical resistance

Excellent to dilute acids and alkalis.

Hardness (shore A)

8–22 (Transparent); 30–32 (White, Black, Brown and Grey).

Cure speed

2-3 mm per 24 hours (+23°C/ 60% RH).

TensileStrength

1.1 N/mm² (Transparent); 1.9 N/mm² (White, Black, Brown and Grey).

UV resistance

Excellent.

Shrinkage

<5%.

Specific gravity

1.01 g/cm³ (Transparent); 1.5 g/cm³ (White, Black, Brown and Grey) approximately.

VOC content

<5%.

Curing time

Tack free time: 35 minutes (+23°C/ 50% RH).

Application temperature range

+5 to +40°C.

Service temperature range

-50°C to +100°C.

Sustainability data

Contains Red List materials

No

Country of material origin

United Kingdom

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Literature

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Case studies

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