Application Type Bond 1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part Material Form Liquid Substrate dissimilar materials, porous substrate surfaces, Polyethylene, Paper, Low surface energy plastics, polypropylene, Rubber Toughened, Low surface energy plastics Manufacturer 3M Chemistry Rubber Toughened Cyanoacrylate, Ethyl Hybrid Cure Method Moisture Viscosity (cPs) high, 1,000 to 3,000, 5,000 to 10,000 Color Black Chemical Resistance Excellent, Most oils Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Excelent Solvent resistance High Temperature Resistance (°C) Thermal cycling
Technical Data for 3M PR10 Rite-Lok Cyanoacrylate
- Adhesive - Bond
1 Part or 2 Part
- 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
- Porous Substrates - porous substrate surfaces
- Low Surface Energy - Low surface energy plastics
- Dissimilar Substrates - dissimilar materials
- Plastic - Low surface energy plastics
- Polyethylene (LDPE, HDPE) - Polyethylene
- Rubber - Rubber Toughened
- Other - flexible substrates, Acidic surfaces, Leather
- Toughened - Rubber Toughened Cyanoacrylate
- Other - Ethyl Hybrid
- Other - Hand applied
- Moisture / Condensation Cure - Moisture
Viscosity (cPs) high, 1,000 to 3,000, 5,000 to 10,000 Test Method Fixture or Handling Strength Time (min) 0.33 to 1.50 Set Time (min) very fast
Peel Strength (piw) Peel Resistance Shear Strength (psi) 1,300 Test Method Impact Strength (psi) Impact strength
Chemical Resistance Excellent, Most oils Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Excelent Solvent resistance High Temperature Resistance (°C) Thermal cycling Impact Resistance Impact resistance Vibration Resistance/Shock Resistance Vibration resistance
Specific Gravity 1.100
Shelf Life Details For short term storage (<30 days), keep adhesive in a cool (60°F to 80°F [16°C to 27°C]), dry place out of direct sunlight. Keep containers tightly covered and free of moisture. Refrigeration (40°F [4°C]) gives optimum long term storage stability.;Rite-Lok™ Rubber Toughened Instant Adhesives can be expected to have a shelf life of one year from the date of shipment from 3M when stored under refrigerated conditions. Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 60 to 80, 40 Shelf Life Type From the date of shipment Shelf Life (mon) 12
Best Practices for 3M PR10 Rite-Lok Cyanoacrylate
For optimum strength structural bonds, paint, oxide films, oils, dust, mold release agents, and all other surface contaminants must be completely removed. However, the amount of surface preparation depends on the required bond strength and the environmental aging resistance desired by the user. Typical quick surface preparation would include wiping with a clean solvent (such as isopropyl alcohol), abrading the surface with a clean fine abrasive, and then wiping again with a clean solvent to remove loose particles. Note: When using solvents, extinguish all ignition sources, including pilot lights, and follow the manufacturer’s precautions and directions for use.
Ensure that parts are clean, dry, and free from oil and grease.
A Rite lok™ Instant Adhesive Activator may be required if there are bonding gaps or porous substrate surfaces, if substrates are low surface energy plastics (e.g., polyethylene, polypropylene ) or if substrates have acidic surfaces (e.g., paper, leather).
Bond speed is typically very fast so ensure that parts are properly aligned before dispensing.
Product is normally hand applied from the bottle. Apply sparingly to one surface and press parts firmly together until handling strength is achieved. As a general rule, as little cyanoacrylate as possible should be used. Over application will result in slower cure speed and lower bond strength.
Full bond strength will typically be achieved within a 24 hour cure time.
Low humidity or low temperature conditions will slow down the cure rate.
After curing, Rite-Lok™ Rubber Toughened Instant Adhesive bonds are suitable for use at temperatures up to 200F (93°C) continuously, intermittently up to 250°F (121°C). At 220°F (105°C) the bond will be approximately 40% of the strength at room temperature.
Cyanoacrylate bond resistance to most oils and solvents is excellent. Long term humidity, moisture, or water immersion may affect the strength of a cured cyanoacrylate bond depending on the substrates and the bond gap. Testing is recommended to evaluate the effect.
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