CORKDAM DK153

DESCRIPTION:
Corkdam consists of a calendered, vulcanized material prepared from granulated cork and a sponged synthetic rubber binder.  It has a cotton backing keyed into the undersurface to add stability and can be supplied with or without a pressure sensitive adhesive backing.

APPLICATION:
Corkdam can be used as a highly conformable resin dam to control the edge resin flow from composite layups during cure.

TECHNICAL DATA:

Rubber TypeSBR (Styrene-Butadiene-Rubber), cork filled
ColorBlack
Resistance to SolventsGood
Heat ResistanceGood
Shelf Life2 years @ <85°F
Physical PropertiesTest MethodTest Value
DensityASTM F 104-8834-45 lb./ft3
Hardness, Shore AASTM D 2240-8645-60
Tensile Strength (psi)ASTM F 152-87(B)> 100 psi
ElongationASTM D 152-87(B)> 250%
Tear ResistanceASTM D 624-86> 35 lb./in.
Compression Set (24 h. RT)ASTM D 395(B)< 25%

The above values are “Typical Values” which have a nominal range about them and are not intended for specification purposes.

AVAILABILITY:
Thicknesses:  1/32″, 1/16″, 3/32″ and 1/8″ (+ .010″)
Widths:  Up to 36″