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170 Tar Cement

170 Tar Cement

Available in: 5 gallon pails

KARNAK #170 Tar Cement is a non-asbestos, tar base, plastic cement with unique water repellent characteristics. KARNAK #170 Tar Cement is ideal for  emergency roof repairs when roof leaks occur since it can actually be applied under water. Prepared to a heavy consistency for application by trowel to  provide a durable, elastic coating with long-lasting, weather-resisting protection, this product gives excellent performance over a wide range of  temperatures and conditions and has excellent self-healing properties.

 

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Specifications

Coverage Calculator

  • 0.5-1 Gallons per 100sf**

 

This is intended as a general guideline only, coverage can vary based on many factors.

Uses

A general purpose tar roof cement for repairing splits, cracks, holes and blisters on built up coal tar roofs. Average coverage is 1/16” thick or approximately 4  gallons per square.

Physical Properties

Solids by Wt.: 77%
Solids by Volume: 66%
Wt. per Gallon: 9.59%

RESISTANCE TO:
Bacteria and corrosive acids of soil, chemical fumes and vapors, most acids and alkali occurring in industry.

Preparation & Application

SURFACE PREPARATION:
All surfaces should be clean, dry and free from oil or grease, dust, dirt, loose paint or other foreign matter.
APPLICATION:
Spread KARNAK #170 Tar Cement to an average thickness of 1/16” to repair blisters, breaks or seams. This product is ready to use directly from the pail and should not be thinned in any way. In cold weather, stiffness can be reduced by storing the container in a warm area before using.

FOR THE PROTECTION OF FLAT- LEVEL TAR AND GRAVEL ROOFS:
Product is self-healing and will run off any surface that is not level and flat. Product has a strong odor. Cover air intakes while drying. Do not use around food products. Before starting work, protect exposed skin with ultra-violet blackout protective cream.
FOR EXTERIOR USE ON FLAT SURFACES ONLY.

Caution/Care of Tools

CAUTION:
Do not use near open flame. Avoid breathing solvent fumes and prolonged contact with skin. Do not take internally. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately. Keep out of reach of children. Keep container covered when not in use. Do not thin. Dispose of in an environmentally safe manner.  Cover air intakes during application and while drying.

CARE OF TOOLS:
Tools and other equipment should be thoroughly cleaned with coal tar solvents, taking the necessary precautions when handling combustible materials.

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