DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar® Application

Follow these simple instructions for driveway repair caulking application.

Applying DuPont sealant for driveway repair is simple and the product easily cleans up with just soap and water. Available in cartridge packaging that requires a caulk gun to apply.


Surface Preparation: 

The area must be thoroughly cleaned before caulking any joint, gap or crack. Surfaces to be caulked must be dry and free of all dirt, dust, oil, mildew, loose paint, and old caulk. Only apply when caulk, surface and air temperatures will remain above 40°F. Do not apply on surfaces that are above 120°F.  Do not apply on exterior surfaces when rain is immediately expected.

Application:

• Clean surface to be caulked.
• For gaps greater than 1/2” deep, use a backer rod.
• Insert caulk tube into the caulk gun.
• Cut the dispensing nozzle at 45° angle.
• While slowly squeezing the caulk gun trigger, gently push the sealant
   nozzle along the gap to be sealed. Ensure complete contact is made
   on both surfaces being sealed.
• Smooth applied bead with a moist cloth.
• Clean tools with soap and water.
• Allow 4 to 6 hours curing time before applying paint.
• Cured bead should be between 1/8” and ½” wide.
• Allow 24 hours curing time before exposing to a wet or damp
   environment.
• Coverage: 54 linear feet for a 3/16” bead.
• Not intended for areas that will permanently be submerged in water.
   Keep unused product from freezing.
• Do not use on surfaces that come in contact with food.


MSDS: DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant with Kevlar®

Frequently Asked Questions:

Why DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar® ?
DuPont™ Driveway & Repair sealant made with Kevlar® has tenacious adhesion to asphalt substrates and provides extreme flexibility in a variety of conditions.

Can DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar® be applied over freshly applied asphalt?
Yes.  You can apply DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar® over new asphalt in just 24 hours.

Can DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar® hold up to standing water for a period of time?
Yes.  DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar® has excellent water resistance and can withstand limited submersion for a short period of time.   It is not intended for areas that will be permanently submerged in water.

Can the product be painted?
Yes, DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar® may be painted, if desired.

Is DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Caulk made with Kevlar® VOC Compliant?
Yes.  All of the DuPont™ Caulk products not only meet the current VOC requirement, but are actually below the lower 2% VOC requirement proposed by the state of California.

Most asphalt repair sealants are messy and require harsh solvents for clean up.  What is required for cleaning DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant from tools or other surfaces?
DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar®  cleans up with just soap and water.

Can it be used indoors?
Yes, DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar® has low odor and can be used indoors.

Does the product have mold and mildew protection?
Yes, all of the DuPont™ Caulk products contain a premium mildewcide, giving them outstanding mold and mildew resistance.

What is a mildewcide?
Mildewcide is a term for chemicals that retard the growth of mold and mildew. The DuPont™ Caulk products contain a premium mildewcide that resists the growth of mold and mildew in the surface of the caulk after it is cured.

What type of surface preparation is needed prior to applying the product?
It is important that the area be thoroughly cleaned before caulking any joint, gap or crack. Surfaces to be caulked must be dry and free of all dirt, dust, oil, mildew, loose paint, and old caulk. Only apply when caulk, surface and air temperatures will remain above 40°F. Do not apply on surfaces that are above 120°F.  Do not apply on exterior surfaces when rain is immediately expected.

How long should I wait before driving over the surface that has been caulked?
To ensure the best results, we recommend waiting 24 hours before allowing vehicular traffic. Additional time may be required depending upon environmental conditions (temperature and humidity can affect drying time).

Can I use DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar® to seal my aquarium?
It is NOT recommended that any of the DuPont™ Caulk products be used in areas that will be immersed in water for long periods of time.  Products specifically designed for pools and aquariums should be used for this type of application.

What is DuPont™ Kevlar®?
DuPont™ Kevlar® is an innovative fiber from DuPont that combines high strength with light weight to help dramatically improve the performance of a variety of consumer and industrial products.   For more information on DuPont™ Kevlar®, please visit www.kevlar.com.


DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar®

DuPont™ Driveway & Repair Sealant made with Kevlar® is an excellent product for general household repair requiring a black sealant. It’s formulated with DuPont™ Kevlar® for outstanding strength and tear-resistance.