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Sikasil® IG-16

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Characteristics

  • Chemical composition:

    silicone

  • Number of components:

    single-component

Description

Sikasil® IG-16
1-component silicone insulating glass secondary sealant
Sikasil® IG-16 is a neutral-curing, high-modulus silicone insulating glass secondary sealant with excellent adhesion to many substrates.

- Meets requirements of EN 1279-4
- Suitable for air- and noble gas-filled insulating glass units
- Excellent UV and weathering resistance

PRODUCT BENEFITS
- Meets requirements of EN 1279-4
- Suitable for air- and noble gas-filled insulating glass units
- Excellent UV and weathering resistance
- Bonds well to glass as well as metal and plastics spacers

Areas of Application
Sikasil® IG-16 is ideal as a secondary edge seal for air and noble gas-filled insulating glass. This product is suitable for professional experienced users only. Tests with original substrates and conditions have to be performed to ensure adhesion and material compatibility.

Surface preparation
Surfaces must be clean, dry and free from grease, oil and dust. Surface treatment depends on the specific nature of the substrates and is crucial for a long lasting bond.

substrates and is crucial for a long lasting bond.

Application
The optimum temperature for substrate and sealant is between 15 °C and 25 °C.

Sikasil® IG-16 can be processed with hand, pneumatic or electric driven piston guns as well as pump equipment. For advice on selecting and setting up a suitable pump system, contact the System Engineering Department of Sika Industry.

Joints must be properly dimensioned.