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Old 03-31-2009, 05:58 PM
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How long do i let silicone cure? Is 24 hrs ok?
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How long do i let silicone cure? Is 24 hrs ok?

The label should say it. I personaly wait 24 hrs. Luna
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what does it say on the tube?
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the easy way to tell is when it stop smelling.

the smell means its still curing and in that process it releases gases.

edit:acetic acid is what it makes, i dont think its very dangerous (its in vinegar) but i wouldn't trust it to hold weight while it still is making the acid
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what does it say on the tube?
I did read the tube. lol. It didnt say.
It has been a little over 24 hrs now. I only worry because it still smells... does this matter?
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the easy way to tell is when it stop smelling.

the smell means its still curing and in that process it releases gases.

edit:acetic acid is what it makes, i dont think its very dangerous (its in vinegar) but i wouldn't trust it to hold weight while it still is making the acid
Ok cool. Thanks. I will let it go for a bit longer.
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