PEF Backing Rod

Joint Filler

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Masons™ PEF Rod is a cylindrical flexible closed cell polyethylene material, available in various diameters from 6mm to 50mm

Masons™ PEF Rod is a cylindrical flexible closed cell polyethylene material, available in various diameters from 6mm to 50mm.

  • Masons™ PEF Rod provides the following functions:
  • Limits the amount and depth of the sealant applied into the joint.
  • Acts as a bond break to allow joint movement without undue stress to sealant.
  • Acts as a barrier to the flow of sealant through a joint.
  • Will assist in providing an around the window frame and penetrations through walls.
  • For use with pre-cast concrete slabs and joints between brick and masonry.
  • Easy to install, non toxic CFC free.
  • No water absorption.

Technical Data

Application

Masons™ PEF Rod is suitable for domestic and commercial applications where gaps need to be sealed in conjunction with sealant or chalking compounds. Always allow PEF Rod to be 25-30% larger than the width of the gap requiring filling. Ensure that the rod is firmly in place.

Installation

Cut the PEF Rod to the required length and press the into the gap with a blunt tool to provide an even depth, avoid stretching and twisting the PEF Rod. Masons™ PEF Rod is not intended in areas exposed to sunlight.

Storage

Masons™ PEF Rod should be kept clean and dry during installation.

Product Data

Type: Closed cell polyethylene foam. Compliance: complies to ASTM standards as a P.E.F. Backing Rod Material: Extruded Polyethylene foam is CFC free and non toxic Chemical Resistance: Unaffected by most chemicals Temperature Range: -40°C to 70°C Water Resistance: No water absorption Colour: White

Code
Diameter
Roll Length
Air Tight 6×20 6mm 20m
Air Tight 6×50 6mm 50m
Air Tight 8×20 8mm 20m
Air Tight 8×50 8mm 50m
Air Tight 10×20 10mm 20m
Air Tight 10×50 10mm 50m
Air Tight 13×20 13mm 20m
Air Tight 13×50 13mm 50m
Air Tight 15×20 15mm 20m
Air Tight 15×50 15mm 50m
Air Tight 20×20 20mm 20m
Air Tight 25×10 25mm 10m
Air Tight 30×10 30mm 10m
Air Tight 40×10 40mm 10m
Air Tight 50×5 50mm 5m

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