Wondering if I can use this to bond solar mounts to roof

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  1. simbadog

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    Has anyone tried CT1? Saw a demo in a local factors it seemed pretty amazing! They say you can use it in wet & cold conditions, metal bar stuck to a brick & I couldn't smash it off! I'm waiting for warm sunny conditions (yeh right :) ) to stick my solar mounts on & am wondering if this might be the answer?
    http://www.ct1ltd.com/en/ct1.html
     
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    Looks impressive stuff (y)
     
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    Can't get the video to load. If it's polyurethane based then it's probably ok. Plenty folks on here won't touch anything other than Sikoflex, I put my panels on with Tigerseal, it's the same stuff Bently race cars use to bond their panels on with, my neighbour recommended it, he subcontracts work for MSport and it's half the price of Sikoflex.
     
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    Remember it needs to be a flexible adhesive / sealant..
    And you may want to remove it at some later stage...

    When you can get Puraflex 40. From Toolstation at under £5 and it comes recommended why look for an alternative, unless you have it for free !! Sikaflex if maybe still the best known product.
     
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    It seems to dry quite quickly. The data sheet says it becomes tack free after 8 minutes, Sikaflex 512 takes 30 minutes, if I'm reading the data sheets correctly. This might have been a problem with my recent fit as even sticking down two mounts at a time it probably took more than 8 minutes to get the goo onto the roof in the right place.
     
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    In cold weather put sikafex in bucket of hot water for a few minutes and it then flows from your caulking gun with ease.

    John.
     
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    Ive used CT1 to reseal (and stick in!) the windows on an Autosleeper van and also fix a tv aerial to the roof
    Works really well - it was recommended by someone on the auto sleepers forum - maybe have look on there for it!
     
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