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Dow Corning® 983 Silicone 

Silicone Glazing and Curtainwall Adhesive / Sealant

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Material Supplier:

Dow Corning


Insulating Glass


Structural Glazing

Material Specs:

• Dow Corning® 983 Silicone Glazing and Curtainwall Adhesive/Sealant

Typical Properties:

  • Color: Black
  • Ratio (A:B) by weight: 10.3:1-13.0:1
  • Snap Time: 10-25 minutes at 11.7:1 ratio, dependent upon temperature and relative humidity
  • Calibration Factor:
    • Base: 0.2040
    • Catalyst: 0.0650

Graco ExactaBlend AGP

  • Advanced Glazing Proportioner
  • Proportioner Part Number:
    • With Boom: 24R809
    • Without Boom: 24R810

Delivery Method

  • Hose Kit: 24R832
    • Base Hose: 5/8 in x 10 ft (15.88 mm x 3.0 m)
    • Catalyst Hose: 1/8 in x 5 ft (3.18 mm x 1.5 m) and 1/8 in x 5 ft (3.18 mm x 1.5 m)
  • MD2 Valve with 1/2 x 36 Element Mixer
    • Applicator Kit : 24P217
    • 1/2 x 36 Element Mixer: 512286
    • Shroud: 16T003
    • Min. Flow Rate**: 540 g/min
    • Max. Flow Rate**: 1660 g/min
  • UL6000 Valve with Tri-Core mixer
    • Applicator Kit: 24P221
    • Min. Flow Rate**: 575 g/min
    • Max. Flow Rate**: 2600 g/min

Typical Accessories

  • Light Tower Kit: 24R824
  • Caster Kit: 24T091
  • Calibration Check Kit: 24R777

Dow Corning is a registered trademark of Dow Corning Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.

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Improved Performance & Throughput

Precise application of silicone materials in insulating glass or structural glazing applications is critical for delivering superior adhesion, durability and leak-free performance.

Advanced pumping technology creates a better, more consistent bead – which results in reduced rework and less wasted material. Learn more about window & door manufacturing efficiencies.

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The Graco ExactaBlend AGP is a variable ratio system that accurately meters, mixes and dispenses two-component medium to high-viscosity sealants and adhesives. For unique applications, Graco can also custom-engineer your equipment solution.

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