Sikaflex 296 marine grade sealant is an elastic, one-part polyurethane adhesive that provides high strength and outstanding working characteristics. Sikaflex 296 has been specifically designed for bonding glass-based windows to marine vessel body shells (direct glazing). Sikaflex 296 marine window adhesive is manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001 / 14001 quality assurance system and the responsible care program. Sikaflex 296 marine window adhesive is a one-part formulation, exhibits low odor, has high initial strength and excellent working characteristics, is resistant to aging, weathering and sunlight, is solvent and PVC free, adheres well to a wide range of substrates, is paintable and is thermally and electrically non-conductive. Sikaflex 296 sealant is suitable for experienced professional users, only. Tests with actual substrates and conditions have to be performed to ensure adhesion and material compatibility. Sikaflex 296 has very good, long-term resistance to sea water, aqueous detergents, weak acids and weak bases. Sikaflex 296 has temporary resistance to hydrocarbons such as gasoline, diesel fuels and mineral oils. Sikaflex 296 has very reduced resistance to organic acids, strong acids, strong bases and aromatic aromas. Please note that the above information is offered as a general guidance only and application is designated for experienced professional-use, only.
bonding glass-based windows to marine vessel body shells
adheres to a wide variety of substrates
do not apply on frozen surfaces or through standing water or under water.
do not apply over silicones or in the presence of curing silicones.
alcohol inhibits the cure of Sikaflex 296 or any other polyurethane based material.
do not allow Sikaflex 296 to contact alcohol and alcohol-containing solvents during cure.
allow a minimum of one week full cure prior to total water immersion situations.
maximum chlorine exposure is 2.5 ppm.
do not use as a deck seam sealant.
do not use to bond organic glass (i.e. polycarbonate and acrylic).