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Sealing and Joining

  • Soldering cannot be used on aluminium-zinc materials; use only neutral cure silicone rubber or MS polymer sealants.
  • Pre-align the pieces to be joined and pre-drill if possible.
  • Thoroughly clean off surplus sealant and swarf using a dry, lint-free cloth or plastic scraper.
  • Apply two beads of sealant close to each edge of the joint.
  • Align pieces together and fasten with rivets at 50┬ámm centres.
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Clause revised for clarity