• Description for Bostik 4101

    Amber, Polyester, excellent plasticizer resistance. Resists solvents & oils.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Bulk
    Substrate Vinyl, Glass, Metal, Hard to bond plastics, Polyester, Wood
    Manufacturer Bostik
    Chemistry Hot melt
    Cure Method Hotmelt
    Viscosity (cPs) 96,000, 55,500
    Color Amber
    Chemical Resistance Oil resistance
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Solvent resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 93, 149
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -46, -46
    Other Resistance Excellent plasticizer resistance
    Density (g/cm³) 1.22 (g/cc)
    Key Specifications FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and/or CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): In compositional compliance with FDA regulation 21 C.R.F 175.105 adhesives.
  • Technical Data for Bostik 4101

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Bulk
    • Substrate
    • Chemistry
    • Cure Method
      • Hotmelt
    • Color
      • Red - Amber
    • Key Specifications
      • FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and/or CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): 175.105 - In compositional compliance with FDA regulation 21 C.R.F 175.105 adhesives.
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 375 to 450
    Open Time Temperature (°C) 200
    Viscosity (cPs) 96,000, 55,500 Test Method
    Softening Point (°C) 112 to 128, 127
    Open Time (min) 0.03 to 1.00, <0.12, Long
    Bond Strength
    Tensile Strength (psi) 3,455 Test Method
    Material Resistance
    Chemical Resistance Oil resistance
    Relative Solvent Resistance Chemical Resistance: Solvent resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 93, 149
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -46, -46
    Other Resistance Excellent plasticizer resistance
    Hardness
    Elongation (%) 700 Test Method
    Other Properties
    Density (g/cm³) 1.22 (g/cc)
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Shelf life is one year at 23ºC in sealed containers. This resin will slowly absorb moisture from ambient air, which may cause foaming upon melting of the product. Therefore, care should be taken to minimize moisture exposure. Keep containers sealed when not in use and store in cool, dry area.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 73
    Shelf Life (mon) 12
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Viscosity Test Methods
Viscosity Temperature
96,000 cPs 204°C
55,500 cPs 215°C
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Test Temperature
3,455 psi 25°C
Elongation Test Methods
Elongation Test Method
700 % @ 25ºC