Manus-Bond 73-A silicone adhesive/sealant can be used on materials like aluminum and glass, showcasing weather and temperature resistance, FDA and USDA compliant.

Manus-Bond 73-A

Manus-Bond 73-A is a one component room temperature curing silicone elastomeric adhesive/sealant. Does not require the addition of activators or catalysts. Especially designed for bonding and sealing a wide variety of structural materials such as glass, steel, aluminum and plastics and has exceptional resistance to weathering and temperature extremes. Conforms to Federal Specifications TT-S-0230C and TT-S-01543A. Also conforms to ASTM C920 and AAMA 802.3-92, Types I and II. Clear, white and black, when properly cured, meet the requirements of FDA regulation 21CFR 177.2600. USDA Accepted.

Technical Details

Complete Cure

4 Days

Tack Free Time

30 Minutes

Extrusion Rate

2 Seconds

Hardness (Shore A)


Tensile Strength

280 Psi

Heat Aging Weight Loss


Heat Aging Cracking


Stain & Color Change

No Staining

Service Temperature

-80F To 400F

Additional Details


Clear white, aluminum, black, bronze. Other colors available upon request.


10.3 fl. oz. cartridge, 1 gallon, 5 gallon and 55 gallon containers.

Surface Preparation

Apply to clean, dry surfaces free of contaminants that can adversely affect adhesion. Remove all old sealant before applying 73-A.


Painting is not recommended over any silicone. If your application requires a paintable sealant, consult Manus Products for recommended alternatives. 

Storage Life

Minimum one year in unopened containers at temperatures not exceeding 80F.


Use with adequate ventilation. Inhalation of vapor during application and cure may cause slight eye or throat irritation. In case of contact with eyes, lips, or mouth, flush thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, consult a physician. Avoid repeated, prolonged contact with skin. Do not take internally. See MSDS for additional information KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Technical Service

Manus technical representatives are always available to provide assistance. Please contact our Technical Service Department with your questions or requests for specific applications.

Limited Warranty

Any goods proved defective will be replaced or the purchase price refunded.  The limited warranty described herin is in lieu of any other warranty, expressed or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular use. The user shall determine suitability of the product for its intended use. Liability for any incidental or consequential damage or loss is excluded. The user assumes all risks of the product's use, handling or storage.