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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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Siliconized acrylic caulks can also be useful in other outdoor situations.
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.
Krylon Products Group's White Lightning[R] caulks, sealants, and adhesives offer a breadth of solutions for both maintenance and construction applications.
Table 67: European Historic Review for Construction Chemicals by Product Segment - Protective Coatings & Sealers, Caulks & Adhesives, Cement & Asphalt Additives, Grouts & Mortars, and Polymer Flooring & Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47
Table 12: World Historic Review for Caulks and Adhesives byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzedwith Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89
Manufacturers are launching new high-performance construction chemical products, ranging from new color options to tough sealants able to withstand extreme weather conditions to caulks with antimicrobial additives that will fight mold and mildew.
A section of the literature is devoted to a sister company which develops, manufactures and markets a line of fluoroelastomer adhesives, sealants, coatings and caulks.
Sealants & Caulks (published 07/2000, 236 pages)is available for $3600 from The Freedonia Group, Inc.
According to the study, value demand will benefit from a continued shift in product mix to higher performance sealants and caulks, such as silicones, as well as greater use of newer formulations that combine the best properties of several different sealant types.
Unlike two-part sealants and caulks, which require a separate curative agent for activation, Pelseal 2077 is supplied in resealable 11- and 20-ounce caulking cartridges.