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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-09-2017, 05:02 PM Thread Starter
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GE IronGrip silicone?

Im not sure if this has been asked anywhere else - has anyone used GE IronGrip silicone for large tanks?? I've been searching for GE1200 but nobody around me seems to carry it. I have found this product, however..

https://www.lowes.ca/glues-epoxy/ge-...hTerm=silicone

Below is from the fact sheet for the product
( http://irongripadhesive.com/wp-conte...t_20160526.pdf )

Typical Properties Cured
Property Value Test Method
Hardness, Durometer
(Type A Indenter) 24 ASTM D 2240
Tensile Strength 284 psi ASTM D 412
Elongation 415% ASTM D 412
Specific Gravity 1.04 WPSTM P-15
Joint Movement Capability 25% ASTM C 719
Service Temperature Range -50F to 300F (after cure)
Not Paintable
Typical properties are average data and are not to be used as or to develop specifications.
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Look at Dow Corning silicones. They make the stuff Disney uses for there tanks. I use the DC 795.
Shear strength is the important thing for building tanks. IIRC GE 104 RTV was used.

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