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Sealing Materials

  1. Richard A. Palmer1,
  2. Jerome M. Klosowski2

Published Online: 15 JUN 2000

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a23_499

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Palmer, R. A. and Klosowski, J. M. 2000. Sealing Materials. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dow Corning Corporation, Auburn, Michigan 48611, United States

  2. 2

    Dow Corning Corporation, Auburn, Michigan 48611, United States

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2000

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
1.1.Definition of Sealing Materials
1.2.Performance Characteristics
1.3.Specifications and Physical Properties
1.3.1.General Considerations
1.3.2.Modulus of Elasticity
1.3.3.Movement
1.3.4.Adhesion
1.3.5.UV and Weathering Stability
1.3.6.High-Temperature Stability
1.3.7.Low-Temperature Flexibility
1.3.8.Reversion
1.3.9.Staining
2.Medium-Performance Sealants
2.1.Butyl Sealants
2.2.Latex Acrylic Sealants
2.3.Solvent-Release Acrylic Sealants
3.Polysulfides
3.1.Composition
3.2.Properties
3.3.Advantages, Markets, and Limitations
3.4.Major Suppliers
4.Urethanes
4.1.Composition
4.2.Properties
4.3.Advantages, Markets, and Limitations
4.4.Major Suppliers
5.Silicones
5.1.Composition
5.2.Properties
5.3.Advantages, Markets, and Limitations
5.4.Major Suppliers
6.Environmental Protection