SEALANTSProducts used to seal surface of different materialsagainst water penetration or other liquids or preventseepage. Its adhesive qualities plus the ability to fillthe surface pores to form a continuous skin on asurface are important.Caulking is a process used to seal the seams inwooden boats or ships, and riveted iron or steelships, in order to make them watertight.
SILICONEare largely inert compounds with awide variety of forms and uses.Typically heat-resistant, nonstick,and rubberlike, they are frequentlyused in cookware, medicalapplications, aquariums, lubricants,and insulation.Can be used for filling aroundPVC windows, LeadWork/Flashing, Polycarbonateroofing sheets, Sticking upSigns, PVC window Trims andPanels. (many colors available)
POLYSULFIDEhas excellent adhesivenessand highly flexible and can beapplied either manual brush orby spray.
POLYURETHANE (as a sealant)Polyurethane materials are commonly formulated aspaints and varnishes for finishing coats to protect orseal wood. This use results in a hard, abrasion-resistant, and durable coating that is popular forhardwood floors, but considered by some to bedifficult or unsuitable for finishing furniture or otherdetailed pieces.
The longevity of stone can be extended if it iseffectively sealed against the ingress of damagingliquids and minerals such as salts. The ancientRomans often used olive oil to seal their stone.