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Old 06-16-2009, 10:34 AM   #1
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caulking stainless sink

I have a Franke Orca under-the-counter sink installed in a Quartz countertop. The reveal was supposed to be flush, but varies from slightly positive to slightly negative.
The caulk at the rim (under the counter) has begun to loosen. I have some Ace Siliconized Acrylic clear tub/sink caulk that should work, but the instructions say, "Protect from water until cured (72 hours)."
Three days is a long time to go without a kitchen sink. Is there a caulk that will cure faster but still do a good job?
The current caulk has lasted only about a year. Is that normal? What can I do to exend the life?


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Old 06-16-2009, 09:28 PM   #2
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Use 100% silicone.. The applied Thickness will depend on length drying time. I usually allow 24 hrs


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