A: Thank you for your question. OSI Quad Sealant is a solvent-based product and is not recommended for interior use in occupied living areas, for safety reasons. You may visit www.ositough.com for more information on OSI QUAD Sealant.
A: Thank you for the question. OSI QUAD Sealant is paintable with latex paint or primer once it is fully cured. The curing time is 7-14 days and is dependent on temperature, humidity, and the depth of the sealant applied.
A: Thank you for the question. Uncured sealant residue may be cleaned up immediately with mineral spirits or paint thinner, following the solvent manufacturer's precautions. Cured sealant must be carefully cut away with a sharp-edged tool.
A: Thank you for your question. OSI QUAD should not be painted until fully cured. Full cure may take 7-14 days, or longer, depending on ambient conditions and volume of sealant used. Latex paint is recommended, but if using oil based/alkyd paint, a latex primer should be used first. It is the responsibility of the user to conduct on-site testing to determine compatibility and suitable results. Keep in mind, paints are more rigid than sealants and may crack, wrinkle or lose adhesion during sealant movement.
A: Thank you for the question. OSI QUAD is water resistant but not waterproof. This product is not recommended for use in prolonged underwater applications or permanent water immersion.
A: Thank you for the question. OSI QUAD is a sealant/caulk designed for exterior window, door, and siding applications in residential and low-rise building construction. For more information on our product, please visit www.ositough.com and review the product's Technical Data Sheet.
A: Thank you for the question. Yes, OSI QUAD can be used for the application described. Keep in mind this product is for exterior sealing applications only.
A: Thank you for the question. OSI QUAD has not been tested for compatibility or adhesion with Diamond Kote LP siding. As a best practice, we recommend contacting the siding manufacturer for their product recommendations and testing for adhesion and suitability prior to beginning your entire project.
A: Thank you for the question. The closest match to James Hardie - Honeysuckle color would be OSI QUAD/ QUAD MAX color #483. For more information please visit www.ositough.com and review the Color Match tab.
A: Thank you for your question. OSI QUAD can be used with PVC trim materials, such as Azek Versatile or Veranda, which are often composed of PVC. We recommend testing for adhesion and suitable results, on scrap materials, before using in your entire application.