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SECTION 07920
JOINT SEALANTS
 
 
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Liquid Nails Brand; Adhesive, Sealants and Caulks.
This section is based on the products of Liquid Nails Brand, which is located at:
400 Bertha Lamme Dr.
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Toll Free Tel: 800-634-0015
Email: request info (liquidnails@ppg.com)
Web: www.liquidnails.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
For more than 40 years, LIQUID NAILS Brand has played a vital role in new home construction and residential remodeling. Established in 1948, Macco Adhesives produced adhesives for the plastic wall tile market. In 1964, Macco introduced its first construction adhesive, PA-12, and it was branded LIQUID NAILS Adhesives in 1968. Since that time, our product line has evolved into a broad range of adhesives, caulks, sealants and home repair products for construction professionals and do-it-yourselfers alike.
LIQUID NAILS Brand is the most recognized brand in construction adhesives, offering a full line of products formulated to offer the best possible performance for a given project. Utilizing our trusted construction adhesives as an essential building tool gives our customers the confidence that every project will be Done Once. Done Right.(R) LIQUID NAILS Brand products can be found at major hardware stores, building centers, lumber yards, home centers, and mass merchants throughout the United States and in select other countries.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Sealants.
B.
Sealant applications schedule.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 06191 - Construction Adhesives.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
AAMA 808.3 - Specification for Exterior Perimeter Sealing Compound.
B.
ASTM International (ASTM):
1.
ASTM C 510 - Standard Test Method for Staining and Color Change of Single- or Multicomponent Joint Sealants.
2.
ASTM C 661 - Standard Test Method for Indentation Hardness of Elastomeric-Type Sealants by Means of a Durometer.
3.
ASTM C 679 - Standard Test Method for Tack-Free Time of Elastomeric Sealants.
4.
ASTM C 719 - Standard Test Method for Adhesion and Cohesion of Elastomeric Joint Sealants Under Cyclic Movement (Hockman Cycle).
5.
ASTM C 794 - Standard Test Method for Adhesion-in-Peel of Elastomeric Joint Sealants.
6.
ASTM C 834 - Standard Test Method for Adhesion-in-Peel of Elastomeric Joint Sealants.
7.
ASTM C 920 - Standard Specification for Elastomeric Joint Sealants.
8.
ASTM C1382 - Standard Test Method for Determining Tensile Adhesion Properties of Sealants When Used in Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Joints.
9.
ASTM D 412 - Standard Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic ElastomersTension.
10.
ASTM D 6511 - Standard Test Methods for Solvent Bearing Bituminous Compounds.
11.
ASTM E 84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
12.
ASTM E 90 - Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements.
13.
ASTM E 162 - Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source.
14.
ASTM E 662 - Standard Test Method for Specific Optical Density of Smoke Generated by Solid Materials.
15.
ASTM G 155 - Standard Practice for Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure of Non-Metallic Materials.
C.
CAN/CGSB-19. 13-M87 - Sealing Compound, One-Component, Elastomeric, Chemical Curing.
D.
FDA regulation 21-CFR-177.2600 - Rubber Articles Intended For Repeated Use.
E.
Federal specification TT-S-00230C - Sealing Compound: Elastomeric Type, Single Component (For Calking, Sealing, And Glazing In Buildings And Other Structures).
F.
GreenSeal GS-36 Specifications - Standard For Adhesives For Commercial Use.
G.
National Science Foundation (NSF) 51 - Food Equipment Materials.
H.
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule #1168 - Adhesive And Sealant Applications.
I.
Underwriters Laboratory (UL) 723 - Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01300.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
1.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
2.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3.
Installation methods.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 5 year experience manufacturing similar products.
B.
Installer Qualifications: Minimum 2 year experience installing similar products.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such a precaution. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
C.
Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
1.
Finish areas designated by Architect.
2.
Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship is approved by Architect.
3.
Refinish mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
1.6
PRE-INSTALLATION MEETINGS
A.
Convene minimum two weeks prior to starting work of this section.
1.7
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Deliver and store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging bearing the brand name and manufacturer's identification until ready for installation.
B.
Handling: Handle materials to avoid damage.
1.8
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
1.9
SEQUENCING
A.
Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Liquid Nails Brand, which is located at: 400 Bertha Lamme Dr.; Cranberry Township, PA 16066; Toll Free Tel: 800-634-0015; Email: request info (liquidnails@ppg.com); Web: www.liquidnails.com
B.
Web: http://www.liquidnails.com.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
C.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
D.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01600.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** This army of quality caulks and sealants truly performs. Adhesion, elasticity and durability give you confidence to attack the toughest jobs. Each Top Gun product delivers high-level performance for a wide range of applications with some impressive warranties-even up to 55 years. Delete sealant types and sealants not required.
 
2.2
SEALANTS
A.
Acrylic:
1.
Product: TOP GUN Kitchen and Bath as manufactured by Liquid Nails Brand.
a.
Contact manufacturer for performance data.
2.
Product: TOP GUN Tub and Tile as manufactured by Liquid Nails Brand.
a.
Product Type: Acrylic polymer.
b.
Class: ASTM C 834, Class NF.
c.
VOC (actual): 1 %.
d.
Solids by Weight: 72.5 % minimum.
e.
Hardness: Not reported.
f.
Flash Point: > 200 degrees F (93 degrees C).
g.
Color: White.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** TOP GUN(R) 140 Acrylic Latex Caulk is a professional grade sealant for interior and exterior use. TOP GUN 140 is effective on wood, drywall, plastic, metal, masonry, glass, PVC, vinyl siding, and fiberglass. TOP GUN 140 is ideal for a variety of applications, including door casings & jambs, baseboards, window frames, vents, siding joints, pipe openings, eaves, moldings and air conditioner openings. Delete if not required.
 
3.
Product: TOP GUN 140 Acrylic Sealant as manufactured by Liquid Nails Brand.
a.
Product Type: Acrylic latex.
b.
Class: ASTM C 834.
c.
VOC (actual): 1.5 %.
d.
Solids by Weight: 77 % minimum.
e.
Hardness: 25 Shore A.
f.
Flash Point: > 200 degrees F (93 degrees C).
g.
Warranty: 40 years.
h.
Color: White.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** TOP GUN(R) 200 Siliconized Acrylic Caulk No. 1414 is a premium sealant for interior and exterior use. TOP GUN 200 provides excellent adhesion to wood, drywall, plastic, metal, masonry, glass, PVC, vinyl siding, and fiberglass. TOP GUN 200 is ideal for a variety of applications, including door casings and jambs, baseboards, window frames, vents, siding joints, pipe openings, eaves, moldings, air conditioner openings, and thresholds. Delete if not required.
 
4.
Product: TOP GUN 200 Siliconized Acrylic Sealant as manufactured by Liquid Nails Brand.
a.
Product Type: Siliconized acrylic.
b.
Class: ASTM C 834.
c.
VOC (actual): 1.0 %.
d.
Solids by Weight: 80 % minimum.
e.
Hardness: 25 Shore A.
f.
Flash Point: > 200 degrees F (93 degrees C).
g.
Warranty: 50 years.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color not required.
 
h.
Color: White.
i.
Color: Almond.
j.
Color: Brown.
k.
Color: Clear.
l.
Color: Bronze.
m.
Color: Gray.
n.
Color: Bisque.
o.
Color: Terra Beige.
p.
Color: Shell White.
q.
Color: Cedar Tan.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** TOP GUN(R) 210X Elastomeric Acrylic Sealant is a premium grade sealant that forms a durable, flexible, airtight, weather resistant seal that offers exceptional protection from environmental conditions. TOP GUN 210X flows smoothly, is easy to apply, offers good paintability and resists rust bleed-through. TOP GUN 210X is designed to be used on some of the most extreme applications, including molding, windows/doors, baseboards, pipes/vents, brick/masonry, siding/wood, drywall, counters/tile, glass, and metal. Delete if not required.
 
5.
Product: TOP GUN 210X Elastomeric Siliconized Acrylic Sealant as manufactured by Liquid Nails Brand.
a.
Product Type: High-Acrylate, Vinyl acrylic copolymer Siliconized latex.
b.
Class: ASTM C 834, Type OP, Grade 18.
c.
VOC (actual): Not reported.
d.
Solids by Weight: 82 % minimum.
e.
Hardness: Not reported.
f.
Flash Point: > 200 degrees F (93 degrees C).
g.
Warranty: 50 years.
h.
Color: White.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** TOP GUN(R) 250 Fast Dry is a premium (proprietary) modified acrylic based sealant that offers unmatched paintability and durability. TOP GUN 250 allows you to spray paint immediately or brush in only 30 minutes. It forms a flexible, durable, airtight, water-resistant seal. TOP GUN 250 provides excellent adhesion to wood, drywall, plastic, metal, masonry, brick, glass, PVC, vinyl siding, fiberglass, marble, porcelain and ceramic tile. TOP GUN 250 is ideal for a variety of applications, including door casings & jambs, baseboards, window frames, vents, siding joints, eaves, moldings, air conditioner openings, thresholds, counters and sinks. Delete if not required.
 
6.
Product: TOP GUN 250 Modified Acrylic Sealant as manufactured by Liquid Nails Brand.
a.
Product Type: Proprietary modified acrylic (Siliconized).
b.
Class: ASTM C 834, Type OP, Grade 18.
c.
VOC (actual): 1.0 %.
d.
Solids by Weight: 83 % minimum.
e.
Hardness: Not reported.
f.
Flash Point: > 200 degrees F (93 degrees C).
g.
Warranty: 55 years.
h.
Color: White.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** TOP GUN(R) 300 Elastomeric Acrylic Sealant is a premium grade sealant that forms a flexible, durable, airtight, water-resistant seal that offers exceptional protection from environmental conditions and features high elongation and superior recovery. TOP GUN 300 is designed to be used on some of the most difficult applications, including crown molding, windows/doors, baseboards, pipes/vents, brick/masonry, siding/trim, drywall, countertops, glass, tuck pointing. Delete if not required.
 
7.
Product: TOP GUN 300 Elastomeric Siliconized Acrylic Sealant as manufactured by Liquid Nails Brand.
a.
Product Type: Siliconized acrylic.
b.
Class: ASTM C 920, Grade NS, Class 12.5. ASTM C 834, Type OP, Grade 18. Fed Spec TT-00230C, Type S, Class B.
c.
VOC (actual): 1.0 %.
d.
Solids by Weight: 82 % minimum.
e.
Hardness: Not reported.
f.
Flash Point: > 200 degrees F (93 degrees C).
g.
Warranty: 60 years.
h.
Color: White.
B.
Rubber:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** TOP GUN(R) 350 100% Silicone Sealant is an all-purpose, one component, acetoxy cure sealant ideal for indoor/outdoor use. It provides a watertight, flexible seal that won't crack, crumble or shrink. TOP GUN 350 provides excellent adhesion to glass, ceramic, fiberglass, porcelain, non-oily woods, canvas, most metals, most plastics and rubbers, and painted surfaces. TOP GUN 350 is designed to be used on some of the most difficult applications, including siding/trim, gutters, vents, and molding. Delete if not required.
 
1.
Product: TOP GUN 350 100% Silicone All Purpose Sealant as manufactured by Liquid Nails Brand.
a.
Product Type: 100% Silicone rubber.
b.
Class: ASTM C 920, Grade NS, Class 25, Type S.
c.
Food Safety: When cured and washed, meets FDA No. 21 CFR 177.2600.2.
d.
VOC (actual): 2.9 %.
e.
Solids by Weight: 97 % minimum.
f.
Hardness: Not reported.
g.
Flash Point: > 200 degrees F (93 degrees C).
h.
Warranty: 60 years.
i.
Color: Clear.
C.
Urethane:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** TOP GUN(R) 400 Elastomeric Acrylic Urethane Sealant is made with Kevlar(R) for exceptional strength and durability. This premium technology has superior adhesion to most building substrates with greater than 800% elongation. TOP GUN 400 is an internally plasticized sealant that reduces dirt pickup, eliminates yellowing and shiners. It forms a permanently flexible, airtight, water-resistant seal offering exceptional protection from environmental conditions. TOP GUN 400 is effective on wood, drywall, plastic, metal, brick, masonry, marble, glass, porcelain and ceramic tile. TOP GUN 400 is ideal for a variety of applications, including crown molding, windows/doors, baseboards, pipes/vents, brick/masonry, siding/trim, drywall, sinks/counters, stucco, and tuck pointing. Delete if not required.
 
1.
Product: TOP GUN 400 Elastomeric Acrylic Urethane Sealant as manufactured by Liquid Nails Brand.
a.
Product Type: Proprietary Urethane/ Modified acrylic blend (Siliconized).
b.
Class: ASTM C 920, Grade NS, Class 25. ASTM C 834, Type OP, Grade 18. Fed Spec TT-00230C, Type S, Class A. AAMA 808.3.
c.
Elongation: 800 %.
d.
VOC (actual): <1.5 % (30 g/L less water.
e.
Solids by Weight: 67 % minimum.
f.
Hardness: Not reported.
g.
Flash Point: > 200 degrees F (93 degrees C).
h.
Warranty: Lifetime.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color not required.
 
i.
Color: White.
j.
Color: Stone.
k.
Color: Urethane Clear.
l.
Color: Bronze.
2.3
SEALANT APPLICATIONS SCHEDULE
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete applications and sealants not required.
 
A.
Application: Masonry Veneer:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 400, Top Gun 350
B.
Application: Rough Carpentry:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 250
C.
Application: Miscellaneous Rough Carpentry:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 250
D.
Application: Sheathing Roof and Wall:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 250, Top Gun 140
E.
Application: Gypsum Sheathing:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 140
F.
Application: Sheathing, Moisture Resistant:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 140
G.
Application: Cementitious Sheathing:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 140 (listed as "bonding" category)
H.
Application: Exterior Finish Carpentry:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 400, Top Gun 250, Top Gun 350
a.
Application: Interior Finish Carpentry:
2.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 400, Top Gun 250, Top Gun 350
I.
Application: Ornamental Woodwork:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 400, Top Gun 250, Top Gun 350
J.
Application: Wood Trim:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 400, Top Gun 250, Top Gun 350
K.
Application: Gypsum Board:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 140
L.
Application: Plastic Shower & Dressing Compartment:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 300, Top Gun 350, Top Gun 400, Top Gun Kitchen and Bath
M.
Application: Cultured Marble Countertops:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun Kitchen and Bath, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 350, Top Gun 400
N.
Application: Solid Surface Countertops:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun Kitchen and Bath, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 350, Top Gun 400
O.
Application: Fiber Cement Siding:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 300, Top Gun 400
P.
Application: Joint Sealants:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 300, Top Gun 400
Q.
Application: Acoustical Joint Sealants:
1.
Sealant: Top Gun 200, Top Gun 300, Top Gun 400
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
B.
If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
B.
Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
3.3
INSTALLATION
A.
Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and approved submittals.
3.4
PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
B.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
END OF SECTION