3M Scotch-Weld General Purpose Instant Adhesives EC40 Datasheet 3M Scotch-Weld General Purpose Instant Adhesives EC40

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  • Description for 3M Scotch-Weld General Purpose Instant Adhesives EC40

    A low viscosity cyanoacrylate that is fast curing. It is recommended for use on assemblies with close-fitting parts and smooth, even surfaces.<br/>

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    Brand Scotch-Weld
    Chemical Resistance Oils, Chemical Resistance: solvents, excellent
    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Liquid
    Substrate Aluminum, Metals, Nylon, Most plastics, Rubbers, Steel, Stainless Steel
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Cyanoacrylate, Ethyl
    Cure Method Moisture
    Gap Fill (in) 0.004
    Cure Time (min) Fast, 1,440
    Viscosity (cPs) Low, 20 to 45
    Color Clear
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 82
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -51
    Key Specifications International Organization for Standardization
  • Technical Data for 3M Scotch-Weld General Purpose Instant Adhesives EC40

    Overview
    • Chemical Resistance
      • Chemical Resistance - Oils, excellent
      • Chemical Resistance: Relative Solvent Resistance - solvents
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Liquid
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Other - Close-fitting parts and smooth, even surfaces
    • Chemistry
    • Application Method
      • Other - Hand applied
    • Cure Method
      • Moisture / Condensation Cure - Moisture
    • Color
      • Clear / Transparent - Clear
    • Key Specifications
      • International Organization for Standardization
    • Brand
      • Scotch-weld
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Gap Fill (in) 0.004
    Cure Time (min) Fast, 1,440 Test Method
    Viscosity (cPs) Low, 20 to 45 Test Method
    Fixture or Handling Strength Time (min) <0.25 Test Method
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) High
    Shear Strength (psi) 2,000, 2,400, 1,700, 1,000, 800, 1,200, 400, 800, 100 Test Method
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 82 Test Method
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -51 Test Method
    Other Properties
    Specific Gravity 1.06 (g/ml) Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Storage: 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™General Purpose 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., 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., 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ General Purpose 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) 140 to 176, 61 to 81
    Shelf Life Type From the date of shipment, From the date of shipment
    Shelf Life (mon) 12, 12
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Cure Time Test Methods
Cure Time Test Method
Fast
1,440 min Uncured
Fixture or Handling Strength Time Test Methods
Fixture or Handling Strength Time Fixture-Handling Strength Test Method
<0.25 min Uncured, On EPDM. Time to handling is substrate dependent.
Viscosity Test Methods
Viscosity Test Method
Low
20 to 45 cPs Uncured, Cone-Plate viscosity, CP75 at 3000/s shear rate
Shear Strength Test Methods
Shear Strength Type Substrate Test Method
2,000 psi Overlap Shear Strength Steel Cured, ASTM D-1002, Grit blasted
2,400 psi Overlap Shear Strength Stainless Steel Cured, ASTM D-1002, Grit blasted
1,700 psi Overlap Shear Strength Aluminum Cured, ASTM D-1002, Grit blasted
1,000 psi Overlap Shear Strength ABS Cured, ATSM D-1002, Substrate failure
800 psi Overlap Shear Strength Polycarbonate Cured, ASTM D-1002, Substrate failure
1,200 psi Overlap Shear Strength PVC Cured, ASTM D-1002, Substrate Failure
400 psi Overlap Shear Strength Nylon Cured, ASTM D-1002, Substrate Failure
800 psi Overlap Shear Strength Polypropylene Cured, ASTM D-1002, Substrate Failure, Primed with AC77
100 psi Overlap Shear Strength Silicone Elastomers Cured, ASTM D-1002, Substrate Failure, Primed with AC79
High Temperature Resistance Test Methods
High Temperature Resistance Test Method
82°C Cured
Low Temperature Resistance Test Methods
Low Temperature Resistance Test Method
-51°C Cured
Specific Gravity Test Methods
Specific Gravity Test Method
1.06 (g/ml) Uncured