RTV Silicone for Cooktop Installations

Topics:

  • What type of silicone is provided with cooktops for installation?
  • Can the RTV provided with cooktops be purchased locally?
  • What color is the RTV included with cooktops?
  • How to remove excess silicone that gets on glass top

Answer:

  • Black Room Temperature Vulcanizing (RTV) silicone, part number 811358, is provided to fill the gap on unframed cooktop installations
  • RTV can be purchased locally at a hardware store, make sure it is heat resistant high temp RTV
  • RTV Silicone may be available locally in clear or other colors if black is not practical
  • Contact a Factory Certified Parts Distributor to order parts
  • To remove excess silicone from a glass top, use denatured alcohol, cooktop cleaning cream, a razor blade or Goo Gone
  • RTV Silicone is not used on Rangetops. It is only used for installing Cooktops

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