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Old 09-27-2008, 01:42 AM   #11
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Silicone II is always a no-no. Most sealants that say "pure silicone" on the tube and list no mold inhibitors or other additives should be ok. However, if you want to be sure, you need to find a specialized sealant that states "food grade" on the label. For those, ditto McKBrew's suggestion above.


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Old 09-27-2008, 02:03 AM   #12
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Silicone II is always a no-no. Most sealants that say "pure silicone" on the tube and list no mold inhibitors or other additives should be ok. However, if you want to be sure, you need to find a specialized sealant that states "food grade" on the label. For those, ditto McKBrew's suggestion above.
really appreciate it everyone--I don't know much about materials & compounds.

I sent an email off to McMaster Carr asking them what they recommended since their site is so huge.



 
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Old 09-27-2008, 07:10 AM   #13
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really appreciate it everyone--I don't know much about materials & compounds.

I sent an email off to McMaster Carr asking them what they recommended since their site is so huge.
I'd be interested in what they recommend. I'm trying to find a good food safe sealant as well.

 
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Old 09-27-2008, 08:35 AM   #14
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McMaster-Carr has the following:

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These RTV silicones (formerly GE silicones) form a tough, rubbery solid in 24 hours at room temperature (unless noted). Not recommended for underwater, concrete, or mortar applications. The 10.1-oz. cartridges fit a standard caulk gun.

(102, 103, 108, & 109) Multipurpose— Use for sealing, bonding, and gasketing. Won't run on overhead and vertical surfaces. Adhere to metal, glass, wood, silicone resin, vulcanized silicone rubber, ceramics, natural and synthetic fiber, and plastics. Begin to harden in 20 minutes. Temp. range is -75° to +400° F. Meet MIL-A-46106B, Group I, Type I. FDA compliant and USDA approved. NSF-51 certified for use with food equipment materials. UL recognized.

102 2.8-oz. Tube White 7545A451 3.27

102 10.1-oz. Cartridge White 7545A452 5.46

103 2.8-oz. Tube Black 7545A461 3.27

103 10.1-oz. Cartridge Black 7545A462 5.46

108 2.8-oz. Tube Translucent 7545A471 3.27

108 10.1-oz. Cartridge Translucent 7545A472 5.46

108 10.3-oz. Tube Translucent 7545A473 20.25

109 10.1-oz. Cartridge Aluminum 7545A482 5.46
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Old 09-27-2008, 01:45 PM   #15
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ha....here was the response I got back from McMaster Carr:

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Old 09-27-2008, 10:02 PM   #16
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What about regular epoxy for plastic that's used by plumbers?
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:33 PM   #17
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So I shouldnt use DAP Ti Kitchen and bath sealant? What are the dangers?


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