Joint sealants are used to seal joints and openings (gaps) between two or more substrates and are a critical component for building design and construction. The main purpose of sealants is to prevent air, water, and other environmental elements from entering or exiting a structure while permitting limited movement of the substrates. Specialty sealants are used in special applications, such as for fire stops, electrical or thermal insulation, and aircraft applications.
Types of Joint Sealent:
Different types of sealants with good properties are available. The basic properties of a good sealant should be as follows.
- The sealant should have good bond with building materials.
- The sealant should be soft.
- It should be flexible.
- It should not affected by the weather changes.
- It should strong against stress and stress relief cycle.
Benefits of Joint Sealent:
- Ability to withstand high & low temperatures far better than orgamic rubber
- Joint sealent are an excellent insulting material
- Highly durable and form tight seals
- Great asthetic finish
- Water repelling material
- Good thermal stability
- Low chemicals reactivity
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