• HydrophoHng treatment of plasterboard and plaster blocks.
• Treatment for powders and granuJar materials to make them water repellent and free flowing, and to reduce caking. Typical Properties: Specification writers: These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications. Please contact your local Dow Corning sales representative prior ig writing specifications on this product. How To Use Dow Corning 1107 Fluid Is usually applied from dilute solution. Solutions are prepared by diluting Dow Corning 1107 Fluid with hydrocarbon solvents, acetone or methyl ethyl ketone (see Handling Precautions), and stirring the mixture gently until uniform. The extent of dilution wili depend on the surface to be treated and surface properties desired. Curing Coatings of Dow Corning 1107 Fluid are usually heat cured to develop release properties or water repellency. Curing temperatures range from 120°C to 175°C. Curing times are much shorter al higher curing temperatures. Catalysts are often used to accelerate cure. Foursuiiable catalysts in order of Increasing activity include zinc octoate (22% zinc), iron octoate (6% iron), dibutyl tin dilaurate, and tin octoates (28% tin). A typical catalyst concentration is one part catalyst, as supplied, to 10 parts of Dow Corning 1107 Fluid.