• Description for 3M 3796

    High performance for plastics and light-gauge metals

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Sticks
    Substrate Fabric, Flexible Foam, Thin metal, ABS, PolyEthylene, Polyolefins, Vinyl, Polycarbonate, Polypropylene, Rubber, Wood, Glass, Ceramic, Paper, Foam, Light-gauge metals, Rigid Vinyl, Uncoated Cardboard, Rigid Foam, Plastics, Uncoated Chipboard, Coated Cardboard, Coated Chipboard
    Industry Core
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Hot melt
    Cure Method Hot melt
    Viscosity (cPs) 23,000
    Color Light Tan
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 93
  • Technical Data for 3M 3796

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Stick - Sticks
    • Substrate
    • Industry
    • Chemistry
    • Application Method
      • Dispenser - Application equipment
      • Flow - Flow equipment
    • Cure Method
      • Hotmelt - Hot melt
    • Color
      • Brown - Light Tan
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 351 to 385
    Viscosity (cPs) 23,000 Test Method
    Softening Point (°C) 116 Test Method
    Work / Pot Time (min) 0.67 Test Method
    Bond Strength
    Peel Strength (piw) 29 Test Method
    Shear Strength (psi) 550 Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 363 Test Method
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 93 Test Method
    Hardness
    Elongation (%) 930
    Other Properties
    Flash Point (°F) 480.2
    % Solids (%) 100
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