Acrylic Sealant provides consistent painted finish.

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Eliminating changes in sheen of paint when applied over caulk or sealant, GE Infinity urethane elastomeric sealant enables users to deliver seamless look when painting. It provides optimal adhesion and elasticity without dirt pick-up or yellowing. Incorporating BioSeal, cured sealant is resistant to mold and mildew growth. GE Infinity is suited for indoor and outdoor applications and cleans up with soap and water.



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GE Launches Infinity, Sealant That Tackles the Number One Problem of Pro Painters



Survey shows 83 percent of painters have problems with 'shiners'

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., May 9 / -- GE Sealants & Adhesives (GESA) today announced the introduction of GE Infinity, a paintable acrylic sealant that eliminates "shiners" -- changes in the sheen of paint when it is applied over caulk or sealant.

A recent survey by GESA found that 83 percent of professional painters have had problems with shiners. In fact, the number one reason pro painters have been called back to a customer's home is shiners.

GE Infinity is a uniquely formulated acrylic urethane elastomeric sealant that provides superior adhesion, elasticity, long lasting durability and no dirt pick-up or yellowing. It enables consumers and contractors to deliver a seamless look when painting. GE Infinity also incorporates BioSeal* Mold & Mildew Protection. With BioSeal, cured sealant is resistant to mold and mildew growth.

"GE Infinity removes shiners from the list of problems professional painters face," said Jeff Davis, General Manager of GE Sealants & Adhesives. "In addition, Infinity provides consumers with an ideal paintable sealant for use indoors and out."

Infinity's performance characteristics include:
o Paintable with no shiners -- provides a consistent painted finish every time
o Eliminates dirt pick-up & yellowing
o Outstanding adhesion to a broad range of surfaces
o Superior elasticity & long lasting durability
o BioSeal mold & mildew protection
o Extremely easy to gun & tool
o Indoor / outdoor application
o Easy soap & water clean-up
o Reduces energy loss and reduces heating and cooling costs

For additional information about GE Infinity, home sealing and print-ready images contact John Jordan at (202) 595-9008 x63 or jjordan@principor.com.

About GE Sealants & Adhesives
GE Sealants & Adhesives (GESA) is a division of GE Advanced Materials, a world leader in providing materials solutions through engineering thermoplastics, silicon-based products and technology platforms, and fused quartz and ceramics. GESA offers a variety of premier silicone and acrylic sealants, providing builders and homeowners with the best solutions for sealing the home envelope. Visit us at http://www.gesealants.com/.

Survey information is based on 100 online interviews conducted among professional painters nationwide and was conducted between April 13 - 17, 2006. The survey has a margin of error of +/- 10 points.

CONTACT: John Jordan for GE Sealants & Adhesives, +1-202-595-9008 x63 or jjordan@principor.com; or Jay Osgood of GE Sealants & Adhesives, +1-704-992-4114 or jay.osgood@ge.com

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