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5.157 GEMBOND EPDM
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Composition and Properties

  • GEMBOND EPDM is used as flexible sealant for concrete joints, and also as a coating for light service areas where some flexibility is required.
  • It has a convenient 1:1 mix ratio.
  • For best results GEMBOND EPDM should not be installed below 5 deg C.
  • Mechanically roughen GEMBOND EDPM if over coating.
  • SEALANT USE
  • GEMBOND EPDM is used for filling floor joints where some movement occurs to provide support to the edges of the joint.
  • When using as a sealant it is poured on and can be applied direct to concrete joints or over other GemCo Epoxy Products – consult GemCo.
  • It gives a  tough yet flexible sealant which is capable of handling most floor traffic.
  • It is ideal for cool stores, pack houses, factory floors, dairy sheds, changing rooms, toilet & shower blocks etc.
  • COATING USE
  • It can be thinned with acetone and used as a flexible coating on substrates with relatively light traffic where some movement occurs e.g. changing rooms, toilet & shower blocks, plywood floors, plywood decks etc
  • Will adhere to clean butynol – solvent wipe with acetone is recommended..

Download 5.157 GEMBOND EPDM Product Sheet

Physical properties

  • Appearance:                                     Base & Hardener - pigmented liquids
  • Odour:                                               low odour
  • Solids:                                               100 %
  • Coating Type:                                   Epoxy
  • Packaging:                                        2 & 8 litre , two part pack
  • Mix ratio:                                           1:1
  • Pot Life:                                            1 hour approximately at 20 ° Celsius (200g mix)
  • Coverage:                                         50 mm depth x 6mm width x 6.7 m per 2Lkit (typical)
  • Cure to Recoat:                                Typically overnight - will vary with temperature & humidity
  • Cure Hard                                         24 hours for light foot traffic, 7 days full cure
  • Elongation %                                    60-80% (typical)
  • Shore A Hardness                            30 (typical)

Surface Preparation

  • Concrete should be fully cured. Sufficient time should be allowed for initial shrinkage of the concrete to take place (ideally 90-120 days).
  • Joint surfaces must be structurally sound, clean, dry and free of dust.
  • Concrete must be cleaned by grinding, sandblasting, or wire brushing to expose a sound surface free of contamination and laitance.

Method of Application

SEALANT USE

  • With a slow speed drill (80-100 rpm) and mixing blade, mix part A & B for 5-7 minutes.
  • During mixing make sure that the sides and bottom of the container are scraped, and that the blade is kept below the surface to avoid incorporating air.
  • Pour mixed product into the joint OR a use sealant gun with the correct size nozzle for the joint. Fill joints from bottom up

COATING USE

  • Power mix with a drill & mixing blade thinning 5-20% with acetone then apply with brush & roller.

Handling Precautions

  • Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
  • Do not ingest.
  • Use with adequate ventilation.
  • Protective clothing ,eye protection, and gloves should be worn.
  • Do not breathe vapour
  • Keep away from children.

The information provided is accurate to the best of our knowledge. We can not however anticipate all conditions under which this information and our products may be used. We therefore accept no responsibility for results obtained by the application of our products, or  for their safe use  and suitability. GemCo Limited sells these products without warranty and buyers  and users assume  all  responsibility and liability for loss or damage arising from the handling  and use of our products.