Microseal® DS

Quanex Microseal® DS provides inherent flexibility and versatility, offering IG manufacturers a wide variety of applications, including bent glass for both architectural use and product display cases. A extrusion of a quality thermoplastic compound, Microseal DS can be dual sealed with a wide variety of secondary sealants.

Quanex Microseal® DS features:
  • Thermally broken-edge-seal system: four times more efficient than aluminum spacer bars
  • Very low argon permeability
  • Easy-to-create excellent seal after gas-filling
  • Accommodates thermal movement
  • Available in black in a wide range of sizes
    • Inches: ¼“, 3/16”, 5/16”, 3/8”, 7/16 “, ½” and 5/8”
    • Millimeters: 6.35, 4.7625, 7.9375, 9.525, 11.1125, 12.7, 15.875
    • Custom sizes available upon request
Quanex Microseal® DS enables superior performance and other benefits:
  • Combines excellent desiccating power and moisture resistance
  • Flexible for a wide variety of applications
  • Improved production speed, efficiency, simplicity and cost effectiveness for IG unit manufacturers
  • Very low moisture vapor transmission rate
  • Reduced edge stress: flexible seal with excellent adhesion
The following information is published as general information only. The listed properties and performance characteristics are approximate value and are not part of the product specification.
Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate 0.09 g H20 per square meter per 24 hrs. for a .060” (1.5 mm) film at 100° F (38° C).ASTM F 1249
Volatile Fogging NoneASTM E 1887
Argon Permeance 6-8 c.c/100 in.² per 24 hrs. per atmosphere as measured on a .040” (1.02 mm) film at 77° F (25° C).ASTM D 1434
Resistance of Compression of Self-Contained Aluminum Spacer 8 mils thickness, > 1,900 pounds per linear foot, when compressed at rate of 2” (50 mm) perminute.
Microseal® DS

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