Tenax Crystal Knife Grade Water Clear
Tenax Crystal Knife Grade Water Clear is a high quality extra clear polyester mastic used vertically or horizontally:
Crystal is very smooth inconsistency, and will cure shiny, is very polishable, and colors easily to match granite and other stones. Tenax Crystal Knife Grade Water Clear is perfectly suited for any application where the adhesive or seem/joint must be hidden. It cures fast and bonds extremely strongly. Cures in lower temperatures. Not suitable for temperatures below 32°. Recommended for interior use. UV resistant. You might also want to check the extensive line of Tenax Adhesives.
Instructions for Use
Ensure that the surface to be treated is dry, clean, and free of dust. If using color add before adding the catalyst to match the desired hue and then add the catalyst. Mix glue and catalyst according to technical data below and stir thoroughly. Do not put the mixed glue back in the can.
Technical Information for Tenax Crystal Knife Grade Water Clear
|Viscosity cps 77° 20 r.p.m. (ASTM D2196)||Tixotropic paste|
|Density at 77° gr/cm 3||1.1|
|Aspect||Pinky Paste/Like Ice|
|Ratio of use glue/hardener||100+2/3|
|Gel time (in bulk) at 77°||10-15 minutes|
|Tacky free in thin layer at 77°||Approximately 2 hours|
|Working time suggested at 77°||Approximately 3 hours|
|Minimum reaction temperature||32°|
|Minimum temperature of use after hardening||32°|
|Maximum temperature of use after hardening||+230°|
|Shelf life at 77°||6 months|
|Tensile Test ASTM D638|
|Ultimate tensile stress MPa||50|
|Flexion Test ASTM D790|
|Breaking load Mpa||110|
|Adhesion Test ASTM D4541|
|Adhesion force at 77° marble botticino polished after 2 hours in Mpa||5|
|Adhesion force at 77° marble botticino polished after 24 hours in Mpa||10|
Keep the can closed after use. This product will last at least 6 months under normal conditions between 65° and 77°. Keep away from heat, humidity, and sunlight.
Resin and hardener are chemical products, please read the safety data sheet before usage and the rules written on the label on the tins/drums.