Sealant or compound after application in a joint irrespective of the method of
application, such as caulking bead, glazing bead, etc. Also a molding or stop
used to hold glass or panels in position.
Material or additive added to greatly delay or stop the growth of bacteria.
Component that forms the basic part of the adhesive in multi-component reaction
adhesives. Responsible for adhesive properties.
Additive that permits to discolor the exposed area.
Compounding material used to produce gas by chemical or thermal action, or
both, in manufacture of hollow or cellular articles.
Joining of identical or different types of material by means of an adhesive,
creating a positive-substance bond throughout the entire surface of the joint.
Syn. Adhesion promoter
Period of time taken for the assembly to achieve sufficient firmness to bear
the load exerted on it.
Unit load applied in tension, compression, flexure, peel, impact, cleavage, or
shear, required to break an adhesive assembly with failure occurring in or near
the plane of the bond. Measured in Pounds per Square Inch (PSI). (See
Note: The term adherence is frequently used in place of bond strength.
Butyl rubber, IIR
Butyl rubbers are copolymers of isobutene and small amounts of isoprene. These
rubbers are frequently mixed with natural and styrene-butadiene rubbers for
obtain special properties like resistance to aging, initial tack at low
temperatures, and good peel-off.