BASA Industry Guide to the professional application of construction sealants on site

31 December 2008

This detailed guide was produced by members of the BASA Sealants Working group to give specific advice regarding professional remedial and new build application of sealants on site. It is an update of an earlier guide produced for Members

This guide is divided into 9 modules looking at understanding the job, preparation of surfaces, application of sealants, optimising adhesion, joint failures and problems, health & safety, principals of joint sealing, Chemistry of cold cured sealants and Standards for Construction Sealants.

For permission to reproduce in part or whole please contact the British Adhesives Association. 24 Laurel Close, Mepal, Ely, Cambridgeshire. CB6 2BN. This guide has been produced by the BASA Sealants Working Party, thanks to Adshead Ratcliffe & Co Ltd, Bostik Ltd, Dow Corning Ltd, Fosroc Ltd, Geocel Ltd, Henkel Ltd, Hodgson Sealants Ltd, Prismo Road Markings Ltd, Sika Ltd, Synthomer Ltd, Tremco illbruck Ltd and Wessington Group Ltd. 

Whilst every care has been taken in compiling the manual, we cannot accept liability for any inaccuracies contained herein.