Tipco Joint Sealer

Tipco Joint Sealer is hot-applied elastic type concrete joint sealer and is a blend of synthetic rubber asphalt, filler and chemical additive to correct or prevent crack in concrete caused by spread or shrinkage.

Its property is in accordance with the following standard:

  • TIS. 479-2541
  • ASTM D6690

Applications and Recommendations

  • Clean the joint ensuring it is free from dust and debris. Apply Tipco Joint Sealer to enhance adhesion.
  • Heat Tipco Joint Sealer in an oil jacketed melter by controlling temperature of heat transfer oil not higher than 240°C (465°F) and the sealant not higher than 180°C (356°F).
  • Continuously stir the melted material until homogeneous.
  • Pour sealant into prepared concrete joints. Recommended pouring temperature should be between 140°C and 180°C (284°F to 356°F).
  • Let the joint sealer cool down.

Health and Safety Precautions

  • Excessive heating may cause combustion.
  • While joint sealer is being heated, prevent water getting into the sealer.
  • Wear proper protective clothing to protect against burning. Gloves and goggles should be used.
  • In the event of fire, use carbon dioxide or dry chemical fire extinguisher. Do not use water.