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Re: Storing leftover silicone sealant

On 2 Jul 2002, at 9:55, Dennis W Heltzel wrote:

> I figure someone who understands exactly how this stuff cures has
> figured out a magic formula for stopping the curing process and
> extending the life.

As the acetic acid evaporates the sealant sets... How to stop this I 
don't know but you can slow it down by keeping it in the fridge or 
freezer. Give it a try, I would like to know if it works.

Sealing the tube tightly would also help as the silicon must have 
access to the air.


Tyrone Genade
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