abe acrylic

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ACRYLIC SEALANT

abe® acrylic is a fast cure, flexible, smooth white filler that, once set, can be painted with PVA/acrylic paint.

Suitable for interior use to fill gaps between most surfaces including glass, wood, ceilings, plaster board, metals, ceramic tiles, plastics, painted surfaces, cornices and joints.

  • Fast cure
  • Flexible
  • 10% joint movement capability
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Paintable in one hour at 25ºC

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SURFACE PREPARATION 

All surfaces must be clean, dry and free from loose matter, oil, grease and other contaminants.

BONDING 

Excellent bonding to most substrates.

MIXING 

No mixing is required.

COVERAGE 

Dependent on joint size, approximate coverage is 7.7m per 280 ml cartridge based on a 6 mm x 6 mm joint.

APPLICATION 

Cut tip of nozzle at the angle required. Apply abe® acrylic sealant from a caulking gun using sufficient pressure to ensure adequate contact with sides of joint. The surface of the joint may be smoothed over with a tooling spatula that has been sprayed with a mild solution of liquid soap and water.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Movement tolerance ± 10%
Colour White
Chemical resistance Very good resistance to weathering, ageing, salt solutions and diluted alkalis. Not resistant to acids, fuels, oils or solvents.
Cure time @ 25oC Touch dry: 1 hour Full cure: 3-7 days

CLEANING 

Tools should be cleaned immediately after use, before material has set by washing with soap and water.

PROTECTION ON COMPLETION 

abe® acrylic may be left uncoated on interior walls but must be overcoated on exterior walls with a PVA/ acrylic paint.

It is possible to overcoat abe® acrylic within one hour of application.

APPLICATION TEMPERATURE 

5ºC to 80ºC

MODEL SPECIFICATION 

One-component, flexible, paintable filler/sealant. 

The sealant will be abe® acrylic, a one-component, flexible, paintable, sealant applied in accordance with the recommendations of a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals. 

PACKAGING 

abe® acrylic is supplied in 280 ml cartridges, packed in boxes of 12.

HANDLING & STORAGE 

This product has a shelf life of 12 months if kept in a cool, dry place in the original packaging. In more extreme conditions this period might be shortened.

HEALTH & SAFETY 

abe® acrylic should not be allowed contact with skin and eyes. The use of gloves and eye protection is advised. Splashes into eyes should be washed immediately with plenty of clean water and medical advice sought.

Cured abe® acrylic is inert and harmless.

IMPORTANT NOTE 

This data sheet is issued as a guide to the use of the product(s) concerned. Whilst a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals endeavours to ensure that any advice, recommendation, specification or information is accurate and correct, the company cannot – because a.b.e.® has no direct or continuous control over where and how a.b.e.® products are applied – accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of a.b.e.® products, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation, or information given by the company.

FURTHER INFORMATION 

Where other products are to be used in conjunction with this material, the relevant technical data sheets should be consulted to determine total requirements. a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals has a wealth of technical and practical experience built up over years in the company’s pursuit of excellence in building and construction technology.