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caulk

[kȯk]
Also spelled calk.
(engineering)
To make a seam or point airtight, watertight, or steamtight by driving in caulking compound, dry pack, lead wool, or other material.
(materials)
Material used to caulk seams.

Caulk

To render a joint tight against the elements by filling the seam with a malleable substance such as tar, lead, or putty.

caulk

To fill a joint, crack, etc., with caulking.
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Proceeds donation: 50 cents will be donated to BHFH for every tube of GE Silicone II* caulk sold as part of this promotion.
Max Stretch exceeds ASTM C920 class 35 giving it the capability to withstand +/-35 percent joint movement and has double the tensile stress PSI of typical acrylic caulks by GE, using ASTM test method D412, providing 800 percent elongation.
Caulks and sealants that conform to Specification C 834 perform well in most uses.
For off-white colors, Matsko starts with white or almond caulk and mixes it to match whatever color her customers want.
Latex caulks don't contain volatile chemicals, which means you can smooth joints with a wet finger and clean up excess with soap and water.
With these redesigned bottles, caulks can be spread into place more accurately and efficiently, reducing time spent on the job.
Quality acrylic caulks are well suited to these subtle movements since they remain flexible after application.
The chart on page 3 lists types and properties of caulks.
Some caulks are available in a limited choice of colors or can be painted.
INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Product Segments I-4 Protective Coatings I-4 Sealants I-4 Caulks I-4 Adhesives I-4 Cement and Concrete Additives/Admixtures I-5 Grouts I-5 Mortars I-5 Polymer Flooring I-5 End-Use Industry I-6
The strongest gains for sealants and caulks are forecast for the repair and improvements segment of the construction market, where demand will benefit from a healthy expansion in expenditures as well as ongoing shifts in the product mix favoring higher solids content formulations.
A product bulletin describes the properties, uses and technical specifications for Pelseal and Pelseal PG fluoroelastomer caulks and sealants.