CROSS-LINKED CLOSED CELL POLYETHYLENE BACKER ROD FOR HOT OR COLD APPLIED SEALANT APPLICATIONS
Mile High Foam XL™ is a resilient, cross-linked polyethylene backer rod used as a backing material for hot and cold applied sealants. Mile High Foam XL™ controls the depth of the sealant installation and ensures cross – sectional hour-glass configuration. No bond breaker is required. Product has been tested and passed the heat resistance requirements of ASTM D 5249 at a certified independent laboratory.
Specific Uses Include:
- Highway joints
- Parking Decks
- Parking lots
- Saw cut expansion joints
COMPOSITION AND MATERIAL
Mile High Foam XL™ is a round, light brown, resilient, extruded cross-linked closed cell polyethylene backer rod with a water resistant outer skin. It is compatible with most known hot and cold applied sealants such as rubber asphalt, coal tar-rubber polymer thermoplastic compounds, urethane, silicone, acrylic, butyl, polysulfide and latex.
Joint openings must be free of all contaminants, loose materials, dry and free of frost. Select correct rod size for joint width. With a blunt instrument or roller, seat rod to depth recommended by sealant manufacturer.
Mile High Foam XL™ is chemically inert and will resist gasoline, oil, and most solvents. Product will not stain or adhere to sealants.
EXCLUSIVELY SOLD BY
Backer Rod Mfg. Inc. 4244 N. Broadway
Denver, CO 80216
Backer Rod Mfg Inc
Welcome to Backer Rod Manufacturing--one of the largest manufacturers of backer rod materials in the world. We are experts in the specialty caulking field, providing backing for elastomeric and other applied sealants to the worldwide construction market. No other company manufactures and supplies backer rod products that are able to withstand temperature variations from -60º F to over 2000º F. Backer Rod offers five distinct products for use in construction joints: Denver Foam®, Mile High Foam®, Titan Foam™, Mile High Foam XL, and Ultra Block®. The type of backer rod used is governed by the type of sealant used, plus environmental, seismic and temperature requirements. Backer Rod Manufacturing is proud to market our products through authorized distributors and select OEM customers around the world
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