SAFE-SEAL 3405 is a high performance, polymer-modified asphalt emulsion horizontal joint and crack sealant. It is a one-component, self-leveling material that can easily be poured into openings 3.2 mm up to 25.4 mm (1/8” up to 1″) wide. At 24° C (75° F) and 50% humidity, a typical joint of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm (1/2” x 1/2”) becomes tack-free in two hours or less. After full cure, the product will remain flexible at cold temperatures and will not flow at high temperatures.
Product Data Sheet
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DATA SHEET 7900-802
High Performance, Cold-Applied, One-Component, Horizontal Crack and Joint Sealant
SAFE-SEAL 3405 is a high performance, polymer-modified asphalt emulsion horizontal joint and crack sealant. It is a one-component, self-leveling material that can easily be poured into openings 3.2 mm up to 25.4 mm (1/8″ up to 1″) wide. At 24° C (75° F) and 50% humidity, a typical joint of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm (1/2″ x 1/2″) becomes tack-free in two hours or less. After full cure, the product will remain flexible at cold temperatures and will not flow at high temperatures.
- No hot kettle required/ Safe to use; no danger of burns.
- No expensive equipment needed/No equipment maintenance, breakdowns, fires, etc.
- Allows use of smaller, non-specialized crews/ Reduced installation costs.
- Can be applied to damp cracks/Saves time … no need for joints to fully dry.
- Pours directly from container/ Easy to apply.
- VOC compliant/ Environmentally safe.
- User-friendly/ Easy to clean up.
- IEQ Credit 4.1: Low Emitting Materials: Adhesives and Sealants
- MR Credit 2: Construction Waste Management
- MR Credit 5: Regional Materials
SAFE-SEAL 3405 is ideal for small-, medium-, or large-scale sealing projects on parking lots, highways, street maintenance, driveways, airport aprons, and runways. SAFE-SEAL 3405 should be used in any application where superior performance is a necessity or where a hot-applied product is either too dangerous or impractical. It offers excellent bonding properties, high resiliency, and resistance to weathering. SAFE-SEAL 3405 may be used wherever the measurable ASTM D 3405 specification is required. It provides a soft, flexible sealant for either concrete or asphalt pavement repairs. This material remains pliable and will not track in warm weather or become brittle and crack in cold weather.
*ADDITIONAL COLD-APPLIED MEADOWS PRODUCTS
- SOF-SEAL® – two-component, cold-applied, polymer horizontal joint sealer
- CERA-ROD™ – backer rod
- #158 – one-component, cold- and pressure-applied, rubberized asphalt sealant
- DECK-O-SEAL® – two-component, elastomeric, polysulfide-based joint sealant
*W. R. MEADOWS also provides the industry’s most extensive line of hot-applied asphalt based sealants to meet a variety of performance requirements.
|Softening Point, ˚ C||82|
|Wt. Per 3.8 litres (1 U.S. gallon)||3.74 kg (8.3 lb.)|
Surface and Joint Preparation … The joints and cracks to be sealed must be clean. Dust, dirt, and laitance should be removed prior to application. Proper routing should be slightly larger than existing crack/joint to ensure proper adhesion to sidewalls
Asphalt Pavement and Maintenance Sealing … For ideal sealing with maximum effectiveness, it is suggested that cracks or joints should be routed out to provide a sealant reservoir 12.7 mm (1/2″) wide with a minimum depth of 12.7 mm (1/2″). This provides for a 1:1 width-to-depth ratio. To control and maintain the suggested joint depth and sealant usage, CERA-ROD may be installed in the joint opening
New Concrete Pavement Sealing … Designated joint width and depth is determined by the appropriate highway or pavement authority. Typical joint configuration would be 9.54 mm (3/8″) wide with a minimum 12.7 mm (1/2″) depth for an approximate 1:1 width-to-depth ratio. CERA-ROD may be installed in the joint opening to control depth and sealant usage
Application Method … SAFE-SEAL 3405 should be applied into the crack/joint, slightly overfilling. SAFE-SEAL 3405 may be poured from the container or a commercial sealing pot equipped with a narrow pouring spout and shut-off valve. Once applied, a follow-up should be done with a soft, rubber, U-shaped squeegee to form a wipe zone of approximately 76.2 – 101.6 mm (3″ – 4″) wide along the crack/joint and flush with the highway or pavement surface.
Colour: Black (cured)
3.78 litre (1 U.S. gallon) container
18.93 litre (5 U.S. gallon) pail
A joint 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm (½” x ½”)
covers approx. 22.8 metres/3.78 litres (75 lineal ft./U.S.gal.)
Use water before product cures. Once material is cured, use a solvent-based cleaner.
6 months, when properly stored in unopened container.
KEEP FROM FREEZING. Storage temperature should not exceed 32˚ C (90˚ F). Do not apply SAFE-SEAL 3405 if rainfall is forecast or imminent within 24 hours. Do not apply SAFE-SEAL 3405 when air, material, and surface temperatures are expected to fall below 10° C (50˚ F) within eight hours of completed application. SAFE-SEAL 3405 is not recommended for sealing cracks or joints in tennis courts.
MASTERFORMAT 2004 NUMBER AND TITLE
32 12 73 Asphalt Paving Joint Sealants