Which Silkaflex type should i use ?

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  1. kensteve

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    Need to fit new dome to Motorhome, Which Silkaflex should i use?. There are so many different types. Some advise please. Regards Ken:Smile:
     
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    As far as I know the only difference between the types of Sikaflex is the slump.
    This means the way it behaves until its gone off. There is low and high slump.
    One type is for fixing above your head so as it wont fall down on you and the other is for fixing to a ground plane, which is not going to fall down. Have used Sikaflex for all sorts of applications in the past, some of which I was told couldn't be done. One of them was to tile a kitchen in an RV. I was told that the flexing of the walls would crack any adhesive so used Sikaflex as it doesn't go completely hard. There are many cheaper copies of Sikaflex but don't be tempted.
     
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    Resistant to weathering, seawater and ultra-violet radiation,
    Sikaflex®-291 is the perfect all-rounder: an all-purpose flexible
    marine sealant that bonds extremely well to all the standard
    materials used in boat construction. Its outstanding elasticity
    ensures a durable, long-lasting seal.

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    Bonding
    Joints that are subject to extreme dynamic stresses require a
    high-strength elastic adhesive with good gap-filling capabilities.
    Sikaflex®-292, with its excellent shock-absorbing and
    vibration-damping properties, has been specially developed to
    meet these requirements in the punishing marine environment.
    When your safety may depend on it, only the best is good
    enough.

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    Bonding of plastic glazing panels
    This is an application that calls for a UV-resistant adhesive with
    a high degree of elasticity. Sikaflex®-295 UV combines the
    necessary elasticity with exactly the right consistency to
    maintain the required bond line thickness, thus ensuring that
    thermal movements in plastic glazing panels are absorbed
    progressively, without undue build-up of stresses.
    Bonding and sealing of mineral glass

    296
    Direct glazing of mineral glass requires a purpose designed
    adhesive with the right combination of application properties
    and performance characteristics. Sikaflex®-296 is a fast curing
    high performance elastic polyurethane that is suitable for all
    types of mineral glass. It’s high UV resistance also makes it
    suitable for backfilling and sealing operations.

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    Bedding and bonding of panels and sheet materials.
    Sikaflex®-298 is a viscous, full-bodied adhesive that has been
    specially formulated for the waterproof, flexible bonding of
    timber strip decking, deck planking, plastic deck coverings and
    prefabricated timber deck panels. It is easy to work with, and
    gives professional results every time. The permanently elastic
    adhesive layer has a cushioning effect absorbing shocks and
    minimizing the transmission of impact sound.
     
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    Thank You for your prompt replies :BigGrin:
     
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    I will second the 512. I use it for everything on my vans. Excellent stuff.
     
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