Testing

  • Tested to BS476 Part 20:1987 and other International Standards

 

Health and Safety

  • According to 91/155/EEC Revision No. 1.

 

Substrate Performance
Glass
Glass (normal) Yes
Glass (tainted) Yes
Glass (reflective) Yes
Metals
Aluminium (milled) Yes
Aluminium (anodised) Yes
Steel Yes
Steel (galvanised) Yes
Lead N/R
Painted Surfaces
Acrylic Test
Varnish Test
Polyester Yes
Polyurethane Yes
Plastic Materials
PVC Yes
Acrylic/Fibreglass Yes
Polycarbonate Test
Polymethacrylate Test
Masonry
Concrete Yes
Brick Yes
Plaster Yes
Tile Yes

 

Chart Key

  • Use without primer – Yes
  • Check for suitability – Test
  • Not Recommended – N/A

 

Joint Size (mm) Depth of Sealant (mm) Integrity (mins) Insulation (mins) Backing Type of Seal
10 10 240 30 PE Foam Single
15 10 240 30 PE Foam Single
20 15 240 120 PE Foam Dual
20 20 240 60 C144 Firestrip Single
30 20 240 120 PE Foam Dual
30 15 240 30 C144 Firestrip Single

 

  • PE Foam – Closed cell polyethylene backer rod (nominal density 35kg/m3)
  • MF – Mineral Wood Fibre (nominal density 100kg/m3)
  • NB. All tests were carried out with sealant on fire side of furnace.