All substrates that are in contact with structural sealant as shown in the shop drawing glazing details must be submitted to GE Silicones for peel adhesion and compatibility testing according to ASTM C-794 and ASTM C-1087 test method respectively. Judging from case to case, GE Silicones will also conduct non-stain test for porous substrate to determine the potential of silicone fluid migration into porous substrates such as marble. Granite, limestone, and sandstone. If requested, GE Silicones will also conduct delamination test for laminated glass.
Adhesion Test Method: Adhesion Test Method.PDF
Compatibility Test Method: Compatibility Test Method.PDF
Stain Test Method: Stain Test Method.PDF