• Description for 3M CA50 Gel

    High-viscosity, non-sag gel • Less sensitive to acidic surfaces.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Gel
    Substrate Aluminum- Etched, Metal, Plastic, Rubber, Steel
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Cyanoacrylate, Ethyl
    Cure Method Moisture
    Cure Temperature (°C) 20 to 25 Room Temperature
    Cure Time (min) Very slow
    Viscosity (cPs) Non-sag, 45,000 to 85,000, High,
    Color Clear, Colorless
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) High, 82
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -54
    Density (g/cm³) 8.9 (weight (lbs/gal))
    Key Specifications CID (United States Government Commercial Item Description): A-A-3097: Type II, Class 5
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Fixture or Handling Strength Time Test Methods
Fixture or Handling Strength Time Fixture-Handling Strength Test Method
1.00 to 2.00 min Cured
Viscosity Test Methods
Viscosity Test Method
Non-sag
45,000 to 85,000 cPs Uncured
High
Shear Strength Test Methods
Shear Strength Type Cure Time Cure Temperature Cure Humidity Substrate Test Temperature Test Method
2,000 psi Overlap shear strength 2,880 min 20°C 60 % Steel 23°C Overlap Shear Metal to Metal Bond Strength tested @ 75°F (23°C), Tensile Shear Strength (as defined in ASTM-D-1002) - cured 48 hours at 68°F (20°C) - 60% Relative Humidity - abraded and acetone wiped - test specimen is 1/2 sq. in. bond tested @ .1 in./minute loading rate.
900 psi Overlap shear strength 2,880 min 20°C 60 % Aluminum-etched 23°C Overlap Shear Metal to Metal Bond Strength tested @ 75°F (23°C), Tensile Shear Strength (as defined in ASTM-D-1002) - cured 48 hours at 68°F (20°C) - 60% Relative Humidity - abraded and acetone wiped - test specimen is 1/2 sq. in. bond tested @ .1 in./minute loading rate.
800 psi Overlap shear strength 2,880 min 20°C 60 % ABS (Substrate failure) 23°C Overlap Shear Metal to Metal Bond Strength tested @ 75°F (23°C), Substrate Failure, Tensile Shear Strength (as defined in ASTM-D-1002) - cured 48 hours at 68°F (20°C) - 60% Relative Humidity - abraded and acetone wiped - test specimen is 1/2 sq. in. bond tested @ .1 in./minute loading rate.
600 psi Overlap shear strength 2,880 min 20°C 60 % PVC (Substrate failure) 23°C Overlap Shear Metal to Metal Bond Strength tested @ 75°F (23°C), Substrate Failure, Tensile Shear Strength (as defined in ASTM-D-1002) - cured 48 hours at 68°F (20°C) - 60% Relative Humidity - abraded and acetone wiped - test specimen is 1/2 sq. in. bond tested @ .1 in./minute loading rate.
High Temperature Resistance Test Methods
High Temperature Resistance Test Method
High
82°C
Low Temperature Resistance Test Methods
Low Temperature Resistance Test Method
-54°C Uncured
Density Test Methods
Density Test Method
8.9 (weight (lbs/gal)) Uncured
Specific Gravity Test Methods
Specific Gravity Test Method
1.070 Uncured