RP VIRGIN is formulated with selected asphaltic resins, synthetic polymeric rubber, plasticizers, stabilizers, and a blend of organic, reinforcing fillers. This economical material is a hot applied, one-part sealant that provides excellent results under extremely varying conditions. RP VIRGIN is the perfect joint and crack sealant for many applications.
- Contains no ground cured rubber scrap
- High resiliency and weather resistance
- Excellent results throughout freeze and thaw cycles
RP VIRGIN meets all requirements of: ASTM D6690 Type I & II, AASHTO M324 Type I & II, ASTM D3405, AASHTO M301, ASTMD1190, AASHTO M173, FAA P-605, and FED SPEC SS-S-1401.
|Recommended Pour Temperature||370 - 390 °F|
|Maximum Safe Heating Temperature||410 °F|
|Recommended Extended Heating||6 Hours|
|Penetration at 25 °C||90 max.|
|Resilience||60 % min.|
|Flow at 60 °C||3.0 mm max|
|Softening Point||176 °F min.|
|Bond, - 29 °C/50% Ext||Passes 3 cycles|
Use an agitated, oil-jacketed unit that has separate temperature gauges for both the sealant and the heat transfer fluid. Take the plastic bag of sealant and load into the kettle one at a time. Melt only enough material for the day’s activities. Once melted, additional material can be added as needed. Material can be safely reheated within the sealants service life. NOTE: Prolonged heating of the sealant above the maximum safe heating temperature may cause it to gel in the kettle.
To facilitate proper adhesion, the joint or crack should be dry and clear of any dirt, dust, or other contaminates. Substrate and ambient temperatures must be 40 °F or above. Proper sizing of the joint will cause the maximum extension/compression to not exceed 50% of the width. Joints or random cracks of ¼” or less are difficult to properly clean prior to applying the sealant.
The service life when heated to application temperature is approximately 12 hours. Adding fresh material to the melter as sealant is being used will extend the service life. Product shall be agitated during installation. Any material that has exceeded the service life should be removed from the melter and discarded.
|Coverage Width||Coverage Depth||Coverage Pounds/100 Lineal Feet|