Dow Corning Introduces InstantGlaze Window Assembly Sealant

Midland, Mich.-based Dow Corning Corp. has introduced a new solution for customers wanting to improve productivity of their backbedding operations: Dow Corning® InstantGlaze Window Assembly Sealant. According to the company, this product allows manufacturers to produce high-qualitywindows and doors using the vertical sealant application technology of 78º glazing tables.

A unique, new reactive silicone hot-melt, InstantGlaze Window Assembly Sealant allows window and door manufacturers to fabricate high-quality products while increasing productivity up to 33 percent over tape glazing, according to the company. Dow Corning says InstantGlaze optimizes the capabilities of automated and semi-automated backbedding technology, reducing labor requirements and increasing output.

InstantGlaze has a 24-hour pot life and up to 15 minutes of open time, yet develops instant green strength so there are no fabrication delays. The sealant gives immediate aggressive adhesion, without sagging, to vinyl, wood, glass,
aluminum, painted or treated wood, high-performance paint and fiberglass.

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