S-Silicon

S-Silicon

Highly elastic sealant

Highly elastic sealant for movement joints in ceramic tilings, and for use on exterior facades.

  • For wet rooms and sanitary installations
  • Prevents mould and mildew growth
  • Easy to apply

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Product facts

Product

High-elastic one-component sealant on the basis of silicone rubber.
Cures neutrally when exposed to air humidity.

Colours

Available in colours to match cement-based Alfix Cerafill range: grey and steel grey.

Coverage

Coverage

Joint dimension B x D
Linear metres per cartridge
6 x 3 mm
approx. 16,0
8 x 4 mm
approx. 9,0
10 x 5 mm
approx. 5,5
15 x 7 mm
approx. 2,5

Packaging

Available in 300 ml cartridges.

Features

Alfix S-Silicon retains elasticity and produces a long life weather- and waterproof joint resistant to mildew.

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Expected Result

Application

Use masking tape to protect tiles.
Fill joints completely using appropriate gun. Finish off within 15 minutes by smoothing using a damp tool, such as Alfix Silicon smoothing kit or joint nail.
Remove any masking tape immediately after smoothing.

Waterproofing

Surface preparation

Fixing dowels

Finishing

Sealings

Flooring

Precautions

1213

Alfix A/S H.C. Ørsteds Vej 11-13 DK-6000 Kolding alfix.com
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DOP No. 25

EN 15651-3

Alfix S-Silicon
Sealant for joints in sanitary areas

Reaction to Fire (EN 13501) Class E Release of chemicals dangerous to the environment and health See product safety sheet on www.alfix.com
Conditioning: Method A (ISO 8340). Substrate: Glass without primer, aluminium without primer.
Water tightness and air tightness
Resistance to flow (ISO 7390) ≤ 2 mm Evaluation of the action of microorganisms (ISO 846) 1
Loss of volume (ISO 10563) ≤ 10% Durability (EN 15651) Pass
Tensile properties at maintained extension after immersion in water (ISO 10590) No failure    

Tile fixing

Tile fixing

Tests

Surfaces

Technical data

Working temperature

-5°C - +40°C

Density

1.03 kg/litre

Formation of skin

approx. 15 minutes

Curing speed

approx. 1 mm/day

Temperature resistance

-40 °C - +150°C

Shore-A-hardness

approx. 18 shore A

Maximum movement

+/- 25% of original joint width

Shrinkage

approx. 7%

Shelf life

Min. 15 months in unopened cartridges. Store cool.

How to use

Surfaces

Surface preparation

Surfaces should be clean and dry and free from dust, grease and oil.
For degreasing use acetone or ethanol.
Shining metals or plastics should be sanded.
For sealing tiled surfaces, joints should be clean down to original substrate.
Deep joints should be filled with a backing material, such as polyethylene foam, to support sealant and prevent adhering to bottom of the joint.

How to use

Use masking tape to protect tiles.
Fill joints completely using appropriate gun. Finish off within 15 minutes by smoothing using a damp tool, such as smoothing kit or joint nail.
Remove any masking tape immediately after smoothing.

Cleaning

Uncured sealant: Acetone
Cured sealant: mechanical

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