Care and Storage

Fasteners and Accessories

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Use of Sealants

Use of Sealants Do not use acetic acid based sealants.  While being ideal for use with other materials, they liberate aggressive by-products during curing which is detrimental to sheet steel. These often have a vinegar or ammonia smell. Use neutral cure silicone rubber sealants which offer the following:Good adhesion to the clean surface of roof sheeting.Water resistance and are non-corrosive to the sheeting.Resistance to extremes of heat and cold while retaining good flexibility.Provide high resistance to ultra-violet rays (sunlight) and have a long service life.Mineral turpentine is suitable for cleaning only the surfaces to be adhered and remove all residual solvent with a dry cloth.  While spirits such as Shell X-55 can also be used to clean the surfaces to be sealed. From rebar and welded mesh, to barbed wire, chain link fencing, water tanks, wheelbarrows and nails, purchasing from a manufacturer and consolidating your shipping, will result in significant savings against standard retail purchases.By making prudent arrangements regarding the shipping container, your material security and product […]