Bostik Thermogrip 6229

Bostik Thermogrip 6229 Datasheet
  • Description for Bostik Thermogrip 6229

    Dimer-based polyamide hot melt; medium viscosity; medium open time; high heat resistance; excellent bond strength to wood and some plastics.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Stick
    Substrate Porous substrates, Metal, Plastic, Vinyl, PVC, Wood
    Industry Wire harness staking, Automotive, Automotive headliner attachment
    Manufacturer Bostik
    Chemistry Hot melt
    Cure Method Hot melt
    Cure Time (min) 1,440
    Viscosity (cPs) Medium, 20,000, 8,750, 4,000
    Color Amber
    Chemical Resistance Fats & oils, Water, Weak acids
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 125, High
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -18
  • Technical Data for Bostik Thermogrip 6229

    Overview
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 358
    Cure Time (min) 1,440
    Viscosity (cPs) Medium, 20,000, 8,750, 4,000 Test Method
    Fixture or Handling Strength Time (min) 1,440
    Softening Point (°C) 130 to 148
    Open Time (min) Medium, 0.33 to 0.83
    Bond Strength
    General Bond Strength (psi) Excellent
    Material Resistance
    Chemical Resistance Fats & oils, Water, Weak acids
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 125, High
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -18
    Other Properties
    Specific Gravity 0.96 (gm/cc) Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Shelf life is 999 days at 73°F (23°C) in sealed containers.;Polyamides slowly absorb moisture/humidity from ambient air which may cause foaming upon melting of the product. 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) 33
  • Best Practices for Bostik Thermogrip 6229

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    1. Surface Preparation

      All surfaces should be clean and free of contaminants. If necessary, clean surfaces with solvent.

    2. Application

      Apply the adhesive to the more difficult-to-bond surface. In general, hard, smooth surfaces are more difficult to bond than rough, porous surfaces. “Open-time” varies depending on application temperature, amount of adhesive applied, type of substrate and ambient temperature conditions. Mate the surfaces to be bonded as quickly as possible after adhesive has been applied for optimum bond strength. Use firmest pressure practical for object being bonded. Do not move or adjust surfaces after contact has been made, as inferior bond strength will result. Bonding some metals is enhanced by pre-warming the surfaces. Pre-warm up to 200°F (95°C) for optimum effect. Typically, a properly formed hot melt adhesive bond will achieve 50% of its strength after 1 minute, 75% after 1 hour, and 100% after 1 day.

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Viscosity Test Methods
Viscosity Temperature
Medium
20,000 cPs 160°C
8,750 cPs 180°C
4,000 cPs 200°C
Specific Gravity Test Methods
Specific Gravity Test Method
0.96 (gm/cc) After 24 Hour Cure