Permatex Clear RTV Silicone Adhesive Sealant

Permatex 85913 Clear RTV Silicone Adhesive Sealant




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  • Best used for electrical wiring
  • Can resist water, oil, solvent, heat, and vibration
  • Can be used for both vertical and horizontal surfaces


  • Has a strong odor that lingers
  • Weak adhesive properties


Chemical Type: Acetoxy silicone rubber
Appearance: Clear, non-sag paste
Odor: Mild acetic
Specific Gravity: 1.01
Extrusion rate @ 25°C, (grams/min): >220
Flash Point: > 93°C / > 199°F
Hardness (Shore A): >20
Elongation, %: >350 Material will stretch3.5 times its original length before breaking.
Tensile Strength, N/mm2(psi): >1.5(>218) Amount of force required to break material.
Vapor density: >1 Air = 1
Relative density: 1.01
VOC Content (%): 2

Permatex Clear RTV Silicone Adhesive Sealant 1


The Permatex Clear RTV Silicone Adhesive Sealant is specifically made for repairing and covering electrical wiring. All of its properties were designed to protect wires from external elements. Those include water, grease, chemicals, extreme heat, and also vibration.
This might be a great addition to your toolbox, especially if you have a wide collection of electronics such as radios, stereos, and more. It will really come in handy in emergency situations. There is also a decent amount of product with each can containing approximately 7.25 ounces.
Some other recommended applications for this specific adhesive would be for car windshields, roofs, door frames, and vinyl tops. There is a multitude of uses for this product. You will probably get your money’s worth if you decide to go with this one.


Is this adhesive removable?

Yes, you won’t have any trouble removing this. It can be peeled or scraped off with a knife.

Does the odor linger even after it dries?

The odor might stay for some time. If you air it out in a ventilated space, the odor will dissipate more quickly.

Can this be used as a bonding agent?

This product is more of an adhesive sealant than an adhesive. It might not stick very well.

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