5/8" Backer Rod (Sold by the Foot)

5/8" Backer Rod (Sold by the Foot)

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  • $0.06
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NOTE: This item is sold by the foot. To order multiple feet, increase the quantity. For example, if you need 10 feet of backer rod, enter a quantity of 10.

Product: 5/8" Diameter Backer Rod, Closed Cell, Non-Stick Skin 

Applications: 

  • High moisture environments
  • Ground based expansion joints
  • General purpose sealant backing
  • Use together with self-leveling sealant
  • Highway joints
  • Parking garages
  • Around perimeters of door and window frames,
  • Coping and glazing joints
  • Log Home chinking
  • Isolation joints

Installation: 

  1. 1. Joint or opening should be clean and dry and free of all contaminates, loose materials, dry, and free of water or frost.
  2. 2. To install, compress backer-rod into the joint
  3. before sealants are applied. Install backer-rod using a blunt tool or a plain faced roller.
  4. 3. Force the rod to the depth recommended by sealant manufacturer, (typically about 1/2 of joint width measured at the crown of the backer rod). A template or roller gauge may be used to control the depth at which the rod is placed.
  5. 4. Don't stretch, puncture or tear backer-rod during installation but gently force into the joint so that the backer-rod fits tight against the sides of the joint.

 





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