• Description for 3M 4693

    Long tack range • Water and heat resistant bond for many plastics, including polyethylene minutes and polypropylene

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Liquid, Synthetic Elastomer
    Substrate Aluminum, Acrylic, Nylon, ABS, Linear polyethylene, Glass filled polyester, Polypropylene, PVC, Steel, Phenolic Board, Many metals, Phenolic Board, Plastic, Hi-impact styrene
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Synthetic Elastomer, Acetone, Solvent-Based, Clyclohexane
    Cure Method Solvent
    Viscosity (cPs) Low, 175 to 275
    Color Clear, Light Amber
    Creep Resistance Creep Resistance
    Aging Resistance Good aging resistance
    Chemical Resistance Good water resistance
    Density (g/cm³) 6.6 to 7.0 (weight (lbs/gal))
  • Technical Data for 3M 4693

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Elastomer - Synthetic Elastomer
      • Liquid
    • Substrate
    • Industry
    • Chemistry
    • Application Method
      • Dispenser - Lamination equipment
    • Cure Method
      • Solvent
    • Color
      • Clear / Transparent - Clear
      • Red - Light Amber
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 64
    Viscosity (cPs) Low, 175 to 275 Test Method
    Tack Free Time (min) Long
    Dry Time (min) 10 to 60
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) Outstanding
    Peel Strength (piw) 23, 22, 20, 18, 19, 20, 21, 11, 19, 20, 21 Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Creep Resistance Creep Resistance
    Aging Resistance Good aging resistance
    Chemical Resistance Good water resistance
    Other Properties
    Flash Point (°F) 1.4 Test Method
    % Solids (%) 24 to 28 Test Method
    Density (g/cm³) 6.6 to 7.0 (weight (lbs/gal))
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Store product at 60-80°F (16-27°C) for maximum storage life. Higher temperatures can reduce normal storage life. Lower temperatures can cause increased viscosity of a temporary nature. Rotate stock on a “first in-first out” basis.;When stored at the recommended temperature in the original, unopened container this product has a shelf life of 15 months from date of shipment.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 61 to 81
    Shelf Life Type from date of shipment
    Shelf Life (mon) 15
    Not Good For
    Don't Use With Plasticized vinyl
  • Best Practices for 3M 4693

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    1. Surface Preparation

      Surfaces must be dry and free of dust, dirt, grease, oil, mold release materials or other contaminants. For best results, temperature of adhesive should be at least 65°F (18°C).

    2. Application

      Porous Surface: Brush, spray or flow an even coat of adhesive to both surfaces. Very absorbent materials may require more than one coat. Bond while adhesive is tacky. Join surfaces with firm pressure.

      Non-Porous Surface: Brush spray or flow an even coat of adhesive to both surfaces. To achieve a satisfactory bond, adhesive must be force dried @ 180°F (82°C). Bond with firm pressure while warm.

    3. Clean-Up

      Excess adhesive may be removed with a solvent such as 3M™ Scotch-WeldTM Solvent No. 2.*

      *Note: When using solvents, extinguish all ignition sources, including pilot lights, and follow manufacturer’s precautions and directions for use.

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Viscosity Test Methods
Viscosity Test Method Temperature
Low RVF #2 sp @ 20 rpm @ 80°F 27°C 27°C
175 to 275 cPs
Peel Strength Test Methods
Peel Strength Type Cure Time Cure Temperature Substrate Test Method
23 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to Aluminum After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
22 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to Steel After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
20 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to ABS After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
18 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to Acrylic After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
19 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to Nylon® 6 After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
20 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to Phenolic Board After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
21 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to Polyester, filled After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
11 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to Polyethylene, linear After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
19 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to Polypropylene After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
20 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to PVC, Hi-impact After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
21 piw 180° peel strength 1,440 min 49°C Canvas to Styrene, Hi-impact After aging 1-2 days @ RT and 1 day @ 120°F (49°C)
Flash Point Test Methods
Flash Point Test Method
-17.0°C Flash point: 1°F (-17°C) c.c.
% Solids Test Methods
% Solids Test Method
24 to 28 % By weight
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