Premium Quality Scypolymer theWORKS Sealant & Adhesive

Uses

All areas where a seal or bond is needed, no limit secure & seal.

Bonds and seals the following materials:

  • wood
  • metal
  • glass
  • stone
  • most plastics
  • polystyrene (will not attack material)
  • concrete
  • brick
  • tiles
  • roofing material
  • mirrors
  • plaster
  • plasterboard
  • guttering
  • pipes
  • door and window frames
  • cracks
  • masonry joints
Advantages
  • Quick & easy to use. 
  • Resists mould growth. 
  • No shrinkage. 
  • No staining. 
  • Apply in wet or dry conditions. 
  • Saves time, quick curing and no need for additional fixings for most applications. 
  • Excellent temperature range, can be used in any weather conditions. 
  • Excellent resistance to UV. 
  • Will not attack synthetic material, unlike solvent based adhesive. 
  • Bonds & seals virtually any material. 
  • Environmentally friendly and user friendly – no solvents, non hazardous, non flammable and no odour means it can be used in confined spaces and areas open to the public. 
  • Crystal clear. 
  • Flexible. 
  • Over paintable.
Application

Ensure substrates, gaps and cracks are clean and free from dust, dirt and grease. 

Remove nozzle and cut off end of cartridge. Replace nozzle and cut tip to required width. 

To Secure: Apply theWORKS in dots or beads, once applied surfaces should be firmly pressed together. 

To Seal: Apply a continuous bead of theWORKS ensuring it makes full contact with the sides and back of the joint.

Coverage

Depending on joint size, but should do approximately 7.8 m per 290ml cartridge based on a 6mm X 6mm joint.

Packaging

290ml cartridge in boxes of 6. 

Technical Data

Storage life 

12 months from the date of manufacture when stored in temperatures below 30°C 

Colour 

White, Clear, Black 

Tack-free time 

20 minutes 

Cure rate 

3mm per 24hours at 23°C and 50% relative humidity 

Service temperatures 

-40°C to +120°C 

Application temperatures 

5°C to 40°C 

M.A.F 

50% 

Shore A 

45 

Viscosity 

Paste 

Solids Content 

100% 

Ageing resistance 

Excellent 

Damp tolerance 

Excellent 

Specification Writers: These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications. Please contact your local a.b.e.® Sales Representative prior to writing specifications.

Painting

theWORKS may be over-painted with water based paints, however due to the large number of coatings available, it is advisable to carry out a compatibility test before application. For alkyd paints water based primer coat must be used.

PAINT TYPE 

SUITABILITY 

Water based emulsion paint 

Suitable 

Water based primer sealer 

Suitable 

Water based undercoat 

Suitable 

Water based top coat 

Suitable 

Alkyd resin based paint 

Use water based primer sealer undercoat as undercoat 

Traditional solvent based undercoat 

Use water based primer sealer undercoat as primer 

Traditional oil based paint 

Use water based primer sealer undercoat as undercoat 

Traditional exterior gloss paint 

Use water based primer sealer undercoat as undercoat 

Cellulose based automotive paint 

Suitable 

Polyurethane based automotive paint 

Suitable

Important Note

This data sheet is issued as a guide to the use of the product(s) concerned. Whilst a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendation, specification or information is accurate and correct, the company cannot – because a.b.e.® has no direct or continuous control over where and how a.b.e.® products are applied – accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of a.b.e.® products, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation, or information given by the company.

Further Information

Where other products are to be used in conjunction with this material, the relevant technical data sheets should be consulted to determine total requirements. a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals has a wealth of technical and practical experience built up over years in the company’s pursuit of excellence in building and construction technology.