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F Ball launches Stycco Flex rapid curing flexible adhesive

1/7/2015

F. Ball and Co. Ltd. has launched Stycco Flex rapid curing flexible adhesive in a tube. Suitable for bonding a wide range of construction and building materials, Stycco Flex has excellent gap filling properties and is waterproof, making it suitable for use in both internal and external environments.

The one component, ready-to-use product has high initial grab, with a rapid build up of bond strength. Fast curing Stycco Flex has an open time of up to 10 minutes and is suitable for bonding stair nosings, without the need for mechanical fixing. It is also suitable for use with carpet gripper, PVC cladding, skirting boards, architrave and trims. Nosings will be secure from as little as one hour after initial application and carpet gripper will be secure from as little as 30 minutes, dependent on temperature and environmental conditions. When installing wood flooring, Stycco Flex can be used to secure header rows.

Stycco Flex comes packaged in 290ml cartridge tubes, designed for use with a heavy duty applicator gun. Each cartridge can achieve coverage of up to 38 linear metres, based on a bead diameter of 3mm, or up to 14 linear metres, based on a bead diameter of 5mm.

Richard Harris, Marketing Manager at F. Ball and Co. Ltd., said: "This latest addition to the F. Ball adhesives range is flexible, rapid curing and suitable for use in a wide range of settings, both indoors and outside. With excellent gap filling characteristics, this versatile product will benefit contractors on a variety of jobs. We're always researching and developing new products based on the needs of UK flooring contractors and I'm confident that the new Stycco Flex will deliver time saving benefits and assist contractors to complete jobs quickly and efficiently."