FAQ | STRUCTURE BOND
HARDSCAPE ADHESIVE HAS NEVER BEEN FASTER, CLEANER and STRONGER !
Because of its special foam formulation, the adhesive completely bonds to the substrate and becomes one with it.
Other than its superior bonding strength, a foam adhesive such as StructureBond is much easier to apply with much more precision. Also, the Gun II dispenser, specifically designed for use with StructureBond allows the user to adjustable bead size.
Bracing is not necessary in any horizontal application. For vertical applications, bracing could be required.
Substrates must be structurally sound, clean and dry (not powdery, chalky or flaky), and without excessive movement.
Before its starts to cure (approximately 10 minutes), the adhesive can be removedwith Techniseal’s StructureBond Cleaner or with acetone. Once fully cured, the adhesive can only be removed mechanically.
Approximately 8 minutes. This is known as the “open time”. It can be a little bit less when the air moisture content is high.
It means that the adhesive has reached its maximum bonding strength. After 24 hours, most substrate will break before the joint.
StructureBond emits very little odor. However, it is recommended to use it in a well-ventilated space.
No. It is not necessary to use a mask as it emits very little odor.
StructureBond should be used between 0 and 120 ºF.
No. Once the product has cured, the solvents have dissipated. It is the solvents that are flammable/toxic
The product can freeze; however, once returned to room temperature it is usable.
StructureBond will resist water penetration. However, it should not be used below the waterline or immersed in water for long periods of time (e.g., pools, aquariums).
The shelf life is approximately 12 to 15 months.
If the canister is empty, put it in the garbage. Check with your hauler to see if they accept such canisters for recycling. If the canister still contain product, bring it to your city or county household hazardous waste collection site.