These cheap fillers are referred to as “extending agents,” and are added to sealants in order to lower manufacturing costs. This practice undermines the effectiveness of the product, as extending agents start to evaporate as soon as you begin to dispense the sealant.
Want to see this in action? Take a peak at our video to see the effect extending agents have on sealant performance.
How Can You Avoid Extending Agents?
There’s one way to make sure. DOW Corning silicone is always 100% silicone, with absolutely no added extending agents. Ready to see the difference for yourself? Contact us today to get started.