Flexible Silicone Sealant has high-temperature formulation.

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Operating over -52 to +260°C range, Chem-Calk® 1200-HT has 100% silicone formulation that facilitates gunning while promoting tooling as well as adhesion to most construction and industrial materials. Permanently flexible material consists of red, RTV, acetoxy-cure silicone that does not shrink and exhibits favorable weatherability. Compliant with range of standards ready-to-use formulation comes in 10.3 oz gunnable cartridge that can cover up to 100 linear feet with 1/8 x 1/8 in. seal.

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Bostik Unveils Chem-Calk 1200-HT

Middleton, Mass. - Bostik Inc.'s Construction & Industrial (C&I) Business Unit has added a High Temperature silicone sealant to its Chem-Calk® 1200 Series.

Chem-Calk 1200-HT delivers excellent weatherability and an extreme temperature range of -52º C to 260º C. The 100% silicone formulation offers easy gunning, superb tooling and tenacious adhesion to most construction and industrial materials. The high-performance sealant does not shrink and is permanently flexible.

"Chem-Calk 1200-HT is ideal for sealing everything from exhaust stacks, ductwork and flanged pipe joints to industrial ovens and boilers, and electrical and electronic equipment," says James Downing, Bostik C&I Market Manager - Construction Products.
Downing says the product launch is part of Bostik's rapidly expanding Chem-Calk Silicone Solutions Program.

"A leader in polyurethane commercial and residential construction sealants for decades, Bostik is fast becoming the silicone sealant leader in this market as well," Downing notes.

Chem-Calk 1200-HT is a red, RTV, acetoxy-cure silicone featuring extreme continuous and intermittent temperature capabilities. The ready-to-use formulation features an extended service life and is designed to lessen installation fatigue.

"Chem-Calk 1200-HT strengthens our Chem-Calk Silicone Solutions line-up and builds upon our leadership position in the marketplace," Downing says. "Unlike competitive products, our Chem-Calk Silicone Solutions offer high polymer content, superb adhesion and excellent elastomeric properties. Chem-Calk 1200-HT is no exception. It meets the stringent brand standards our loyal Chem-Calk customers have come to expect from Bostik."

Kurt Zintner, Bostik Technical Service Manager - Construction Sealants & Adhesives, says Chem-Calk 1200-HT meets: ASTM C920; TT-S-00230C; TT-S-001543A; FDA 21 CFR.177.2600, USDA; and MIL-A-46106 standards; and is CARB and SCAQMD compliant.

"Chem-Calk 1200-HT is available immediately in convenient 10.3-ounce gunnable cartridges, each capable of covering up to 100 linear feet with a 1/8th-by1/8th-inch seal," Zintner adds. "All signs point toward a warm marketplace welcome for this hot new product."

About Bostik
Based in Middleton, Mass., Bostik Inc. is one of the largest manufacturers of adhesives and sealants in the world. The company operates production facilities and sales offices in dozens of nations across five continents. Bostik's parent company, TOTAL S.A., is a $246 billion-a-year conglomerate with extensive interests in oil exploration, petroleum refining specialty chemicals formulation. Bostik produces adhesives, sealants and coatings for automotive and aircraft interiors, MROs (maintenance/repair operations), marine and transportation markets, industrial and product manufacturing, packaging, disposable nonwovens, and residential and commercial building projects. Bostik's Construction & Industrial (C&I) Business Unit manufactures and markets, among other leading brands, Bostik Home® residential construction and Chem-Calk® commercial construction sealants and adhesives. For more information, please call 888-592-8558 or visit www.bostik-us.com.

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