• Description for 3M Industrial Adhesive 4224NF

    Permanently pressure sensitive with aggressive tack • Plasticizer resistant • Low VOC content

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    Manufacturer 3M
    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Liquid
    Substrate Acrylic, 2024 T-3 Bare Aluminum , Glass, ABS, EPDM Rubber, Neoprene Rubber, Paper, Clad Aluminum, High Impact Styrene, Rubber, High Density Polyethylene, Polystyrene
    Chemistry Acrylate, Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)*
    Cure Method Pressure Sensitive
    Viscosity (cPs) 9,000 to 12,000
    Color Blue, Clear
    Chemical Resistance Excellent water resistance, Plasticizer
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 71
  • Technical Data

    Overview
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    Specifications
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  • Comparable Materials

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Viscosity Test Methods
Viscosity Test Method Temperature
9,000 to 12,000 cPs Approx, RVF/RVT #6sp. @ 20 rpm @ 80°F 27°C
Shear Strength Test Methods
Shear Strength Type Substrate Test Time Test Temperature Test Method
44 psi Overlap shear strength Glass >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
48 psi Overlap shear strength Cold Rolled Steel >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
48 psi Overlap shear strength Galvanized Steel >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
40 psi Overlap shear strength 2024 T-3 Bare Aluminum >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
45 psi Overlap shear strength Clad Aluminum >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
48 psi Overlap shear strength Stainless Steel >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
33 psi Overlap shear strength High Density Polyethylene >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
27 psi Overlap shear strength Polypropylene >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
47 psi Overlap shear strength High Impact Polystyrene >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
46 psi Overlap shear strength PVC >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
44 psi Overlap shear strength ABS Plastic >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
50 psi Overlap shear strength Polycarbonate >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
44 psi Overlap shear strength Acrylic >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
13 psi Overlap shear strength Neoprene Rubber >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
16 psi Overlap shear strength EPDM Rubber >172,800 sec 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs. at 73°F (23°C)
Peel Strength Test Methods
Peel Strength Type Substrate Test Temperature Test Method
3 piw 180° Peel strength Glass 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
4 piw 180° Peel strength Cold Rolled Steel 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
3 piw 180° Peel strength Galvanized Steel 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
3 piw 180° Peel strength 2024 T-3 Bare Aluminum 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
2 piw 180° Peel strength Clad Aluminum 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
4 piw 180° Peel strength Stainless Steel 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
2 piw 180° Peel strength High Density Polyethylene 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
2 piw 180° Peel strength Polypropylene 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
3 piw 180° Peel strength High Impact Polystyrene 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
3 piw 180° Peel strength PVC 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
4 piw 180° Peel strength ABS Plastic 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
3 piw 180° Peel strength Polycarbonate 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
3 piw 180° Peel strength Acrylic 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
2 piw 180° Peel strength Neoprene Rubber 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
2 piw 180° Peel strength EPDM Rubber 23°C Adhesive was tested in 180° (angle) peel, overlap shear, and dead load strength by first applying about a 6 mil (wet thickness) coating of adhesive to a primed polyester film. After drying, bonds were made to various substrates. Test results after 48 hrs
General Bond Strength Test Methods
General Bond Strength Test Time Test Temperature Test Method
Good 24+hrs., 24+hrs., 4 hrs. Dead Load Shear: The adhesive, knife coated on polyester film as above, was used to make 1 in. x 1/2 in. bonds to 2024-T3 bare aluminum. Various weights were then hung on the portion of the film extending below the bond area and the time required for the bond to fail was measured.
2 psi 24+hrs., 2hrs., 11 min. 23 (C), 49 (C), 71 (C)
5 psi 6 hrs., 15 min., 3 min. 23 (C), 49 (C), 71 (C)
10 psi 23 (C), 49 (C), 71 (C)
Excellent initial tack
Density Test Methods
Density Test Method
8.0 to 8.4 (weight (lbs/gal)) Approx.
% Solids Test Methods
% Solids Test Method
40 % By weight
39 to 42 % By weight