Where can I use AMP Kitchen, Bath and Plumbing?
AMP Kitchen, Bath and Plumbing can be used for interior waterproofing applications, including sealing around showers, tubs, sinks, faucets, vanities, plumbing, countertops, backsplashes, baseboards, molding, interior trim, pipes, vents, and ducts.
What materials is AMP Kitchen, Bath and Plumbing safe for?
AMP has superior adhesion and is safe for multiple substrates and materials including natural stone, granite, marble, wood – painted & unpainted, vinyl, most plastics, most metals, glass, ceramic, fiberglass, drywall, plaster and more.
When is AMP water ready?
AMP Kitchen and Bath White and Crystal Clear can be exposed to water in just 30 minutes when applied with a bead size maximum of 3/16” in a 65°F and humidity of 50% minimum. AMP will not wash out or become damaged by permanent water marks, eliminating the worry of a ruined caulk job and having to reapply. This is significantly shorter compared to other sealants which typically require anywhere from 4 to 24 hours of wait time before exposure to water.
Why is mold and mildew resistance important?
AMP Kitchen and Bath prevents mold and mildew growth with a lifetime guarantee. When applied on a clean surface, without active mold growth, AMP will continue to prevent mold and mildew growth beneath the surface of the
sealant, for the lifetime of the sealant. This means a fresher looking, cleaner bead for longer, with regular wiping of the beads’ surface.
Is AMP food safe, and food grade?
AMP Kitchen and Bath is safe food incidental food contact, but does not pass specific NSF food certifications.
Can I apply AMP on wet surfaces?
Yes - AMP can be applied on wet and damp surfaces, improving efficiency.
Is AMP paintable?
Yes, AMP features a fast paint ready time after just 30 minutes. AMP improves productivity by saving time and allows the user to finish the job sooner. At 30 minutes, with a bead size at 3/16”, temperature of 65°F and humidity of 50% minimum, the sealant is ready to be painted with a latex based paint (if using oil based paint, prep the surface with a latex primer) and a roller or brush. The sealant is firm and smooth, with no brush or drag marks and allows for an exceptional paint finish with no crawling, glossing (“shiners”) or dull paint finish.
How long does AMP last?
AMP is shelf stable for a minimum of 12 months from the date of production in an unopened tube.
How much coverage does AMP provide per cartridge?
AMP covers 49 linear feet at the recommended 3/16” bead.
If I only use half of a cartridge, can I use the other half of AMP at a later date? If so, what are the proper storage conditions?
Yes, the remaining product can be used when stored properly. If there is remaining product within the nozzle, seal the nozzle tip, and store below 80°F in a dry place. When ready to use again, remove cured product remaining in the nozzle and cut a new tip if desired.
What is needed to clean up AMP sealants?
Mineral spirits or any other solvent is required to clean up AMP sealants. If uncured AMP sealant needs to be cleaned up, scrape up as much excess product as possible, using a razor blade or non-abrasive scouring pad on natural or fiberglass surfaces, then use mineral spirits in a well-ventilated area to wipe away excess sealant. Avoid using solvents on skin.
Can I just apply AMP over my existing sealant?
In order to have the best product performance and adhesion, it is recommended to not apply over old sealants and to fully remove existing sealant and clean and prep the surface.
How long does AMP take to fully cure?
AMP is tack free in 2 hours and fully cures in 24 hours.
What’s the ideal recommended nozzle size to get the perfect bead?
To get the perfect bead size, cut along the indicated 3/16” bead marking, at a 45°angle, on the AMP nozzle tip for optimal joint protection.
Is AMP waterproof?
AMP provides a 100% waterproof seal and can be applied on wet or damp surfaces, reducing the amount of prep time, work, and fast return to service time.