About Repair Care Dry Seal Glazing Sealant
Dry Seal Multi-Purpose Glazing Sealant is a durable alternative to linseed oil putty for use on wooden and metal windows for maintenance, renovation and restoration.
Suitable for bedding-in glazing beads and filling nail or screw holes.
- Quick Skin forming and compatible with most paints and stains
- Moisture and UV-resistant
- Permanently elastic and doesn’t shrink
- Can be painted or stained after 2 hours
- Compatible with double-glazed sealed units, all glazing tapes and with laminated, acoustic and safety glass
Surface Preparation - Windows and doors
Remove all failed putty, Check the moisture content of the wood (maximum 18%) and Repair any decayed or damaged timber.
All surfaces must be free of dust, dirt, moisture, grease, oil and surface contamination.
Where paint has been removed, ensure that there is no presence of burnt wood or raised fibres.
Thoroughly sand back to bare shiny wood and retreat with a primer and allow
Remove all failed putty and ensure substrate is free of any surface contamination.
Pre-treat any ferrous metal surfaces with a corrosion resistant quick drying primer.
Practical Recommendations and useful tips
Never finish DRY SEAL with water or detergent
Curing is slightly slower at a low relative air humidity (<30%)
If painting DRY SEAL do so within a month of application. If painting at a later date, lightly sand to create a key
Any traces of DRY SEAL on glass can be easily removed after a few hours or preferably the next day.
If the surface is soft or unstable, carry out a test application first.