EverBuild Aqua Mate Clear Aquarium Silicone Sealant - 295ml - In-Excess Direct

EverBuild Aqua Mate Clear Aquarium Silicone Sealant - 295ml

Aqua Mate is a high modulus, reactive curing silicone sealant specifically formulated for aquarium manufacture. It remains permanently flexible, forming a watertight seal against most surfaces with a low dirt accumulation. 

  • Waterproof seal will withstand continuous water immersion over a long period of time
  • Free from fungicide and solvents so it will not harm fish when cured
  • Fast curing formula gives extremely high early strengths and is tack free in one hour
    Technical Data & Application

    Areas For Use

    • All sealing applications in aquaria.
    • Sealing of pond liners and all supply/drainage piping.

    Limitations

    • On highly porous surfaces priming is advised.
    • Not for use on substrates that may bleed oils, solvent or plasticisers.
    • As pond liner materials vary in quality, always test a small area first for adhesion.
    • Always wash out ponds and aquaria after use to remove residual acetic acid. Test pH before use.
    • Allow sealant to fully cure before moving/filling with water.

    Surface Preparation
    All surfaces must be clean, dry and dust free. All loose or flaking surface coatings, and old sealant and mastic joints, should be removed before application. All glass must be cleaned prior to use.

    Application
    The surfaces to be must be clean, dry and free from dust, grease and other contaminants. Priming is generally not required. Glass must be toughened or laminated. Do not use tempered glass (shattering risk). The following guide is useful in choosing the required glass thickness.

    Curing Times

    • Skin Formation: 15 mins @ 23°C
    • Through Cure: 3mm per 24 hours

    Storage
    Store in cool dry conditions between + 5°C and 25°C.

    Shelf Life
    24 months from date of manufacture in original unopened containers


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