Amico E-Z Bead used with Hard Coat Stucco and thin Veneer Stone dries quickly after a wetting event
Above is a graph of the weight of EZ Bead's Vinyl Flange
and a Blue Closed Cell Backer Rod Material immediately after a wetting event in a laboratory controlled environment.
After 30 minutes - E-Z bead was completely dry. The Blue closed cell backer rod material was not ( test results below).
In the field E-Z bead will dry quickly in anticipation of sealing the joint with sealant. E-Z Bead can be dried with a cloth.
Closed Cell Backer Rod Should not be exposed to moisture for extended periods of time prior to using a sealant.