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Proven track of long term weather resistance

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Silicone / urethane technology used in Girosil® has a proven track record for long term resistance to rain, sleet, snow, acid rain and damage from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays.

Exposure to UV makes coatings hard and brittle

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Exposure to UV makes coatings hard and brittle. They peel off when they can no longer expand and contract with the substrate. Silicone as used in Girosil® is naturally resistant to UV radiation, staying adherent and flexible and able to move with the substrate without cracking or lift.

Moisture accelerates corrosion at the cut edges of a metal sheet

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Moisture accelerates corrosion at the cut edges of a metal sheet. A roof lap joint will be destroyed by capillary held water unless it’s sealed. Girosil® overcomes this problem by providing an external seal flexible enough to withstand any deflection and movement without the need to lift and reset the roof sheets.