Crete Stik butyl/bitumen blend joint sealant is a rope form joint sealant that will not shrink, crack or dry out.
The Crete Stik should be sized such that the joint is filled to a minimum of 50% of its annular volume when fully assembled, and the Crete Stik should have the ends kneaded together at the overlap.
Testing of joints and compliance with specification requirements shall be conducted in strict conformance with the requirements of Press-Seal. For more information, refer to the full Installation Instructions.
Crete Stik is designed for underground infrastructure applications, including:
CRETE STIK butyl joint sealant meets or exceeds all requirements of the following standards, specifications and/or test methods:
The joints and/or joint surfaces of the structures shall be sealed with a butyl rubber based or butyl/bitumen blend preformed flexible sealant conforming to ASTM 990, ASTM C 765 Low Temperature Flexibility, ASTM C 972: Butyl sealants provide rebound for joint settlement and movement and ASTM C 972 Compression Recovery; compression index at 32° F, lbf/in³ 200 max.
The material shall be CRETE STIK, as supplied by PRESS-SEAL CORPORATION, Fort Wayne, Indiana, or approved equal. The material shall meet ASTM C990. For preformed joint sealants, the sealant shall be sized such that the joint is filled to 50% (min.) of its annular volume when fully assembled, and the sealant shall have the ends kneaded together at the overlap.
Primer and/or adhesive as recommended by the sealant supplier shall be employed for adverse, critical, or other applications.
Testing of joints and compliance with construction requirements shall be conducted in strict conformance with the requirements of the sealant supplier.