Sealant vs Mastic - What's the difference?

sealant | mastic |


As nouns the difference between sealant and mastic

is that sealant is any material used to seal a surface so as to prevent passage of a fluid while mastic is an evergreen shrub or small tree, , native to the mediterranean.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

sealant

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any material used to seal a surface so as to prevent passage of a fluid.
  • (Construction) A mixture of polymers, fillers, and pigments used to fill and seal joints where moderate movement is expected.
  • Derived terms

    * dental sealant * fissure sealant * pit and fissure sealant * sealant backing

    mastic

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An evergreen shrub or small tree, , native to the Mediterranean.
  • A hard, brittle, aromatic and transparent resin produced by this tree and used to make varnishes and chewing gum, and as a flavouring.
  • A flexible, waterproof cement used as an adhesive, sealant or filler.
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