Sealer, Global, Pumpable, High Appearance Paintable - Generic Qualification
|Publication Date:||1 September 2019|
Note: Nothing in this standard supercedes applicable laws and regulations.
Note: In the event of conflict between the English and domestic language, the English language shall take precedence.
This specification details the requirements of a high appearance paintable, normal weight, sealer. The material is applied in paint shop after the Electrodeposition, Electrocoat, ELPO (E-Coat) bake before primer surface and must be capable of being either manually or robotically applied. The material is intended to seal interior and exterior body joints against water, dust, air intrusion and corrosion. The material must be compatible with primer surface and topcoat systems.
The material must be a smooth and homogeneous mixture free of air, lumps, unmixed particles or foreign materials.
The material must be capable of being dispensed with approved and validated production displacement pumping and application equipment including: Single point streaming, ribbon tip (flat stream) and automated hem sealing.
It must not have a noxious or toxic odor in either the uncured or cured state.
In addition, the material must not adversely affect those personnel handling it.
The material must adhere to all approved production E-Coats. It must not have corrosion causing ingredients.
Sealing of exterior high appearance joints, such as decklid upper gutters and swing metal hem flanges, in paint shop after the E-Coat oven but before primer surface application.