SIKA INDUSTRY INTRODUCES SIKASIL® GP-101 SEALANT FOR ANSI/NSF STANDARD 51 FOR DIRECT FOOD CONTACT

Sika Corporation, premiere supplier of innovative adhesive and sealant solutions, is proud to introduce Sikasil® GP-101, a general purpose, acetoxy cure silicone sealant that meets the requirements of ANSI/NSF Standard 51 for direct food contact. Sikasil® GP-101 is a one-component, non-sag, elastomeric silicone for general sealing and bonding applications. This newest silicone maintains elastomeric properties up to 300°F continuous, 350°F intermittent.

Sikasil®GP-101 offers joint movement of -/+ 25% capability - tested to ISO 11600 - and has excellent adhesion to many substrates without priming. Typical substrates include aluminum, fiberglass, plastic, glass, tile, ceramic, wood and painted metals. Sikasil®GP-101 has a wide service temperature range along with superior gunning and tooling.

“Sikasil® GP-101 is fast curing, which allows our customers to quickly move assembled or sealed parts,” said Mark Daniels, Vice President, Industry Transportation, A&M. “All of our silicones are designed for many applications such as sealing trucks, trailer and RVs. It can also be used in marine applications and appliance assembly.”

 

Sikasil® GP-101 will be offered in 295 ml cartridges with seven different color options:

  • Translucent
  • Aluminum
  • Transwhite
  • Almond   
  • White   
  • Black  
  • Cameo White

 

For more information on the entire Sikasil® silicone portfolio and all Sika sealing, bonding, acoustic andreinforcing solutions, please visit sikaindustry.com.