Brand Cytec Application Type Bond 1 Part or 2 Part 2 Part Material Form Paste Substrate metal, plastic, Concrete Industry General purpose Manufacturer Elantas (Altana) Chemistry Epoxy Application Method Spatula Cure Method Solvent Cure Temperature (°C) 16 to 29, 60, Lower temperature Cure Time (min) 1,440, 120, 4,320 Color Grey High Temperature Resistance (°C) 79, Good thermal resistance Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -46 Other Resistance Good mechanical shock resistance
Technical Data for Elantas (Altana) EA-073A
Cure Temperature (°C) 16 to 29, 60, Lower temperature Cure Time (min) 1,440, 120, 4,320 Linear Shrinkage (%) 0.80 Thixotropic Thixotropic Mix Ratio 1:1 (by volume)
Tensile Strength (psi) 2,500
High Temperature Resistance (°C) 79, Good thermal resistance Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -46 Other Resistance Good mechanical shock resistance
% Solids (%) 100
Shelf Life Details CONACURE® EA-073A is storage stable for 1 year in the original unopened container when stored at temperatures of 70°-85°F. Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 158 to 185 Shelf Life (mon) 12
Best Practices for Elantas (Altana) EA-073A
Apply to clean, dry, oil-free surface. If bonding to metal, rough abrade the surface with sandpaper and wipe with a solvent such as acetone.
Apply by spatula or stiff brush, using light pressure to insure that the surface is properly “wet” by the adhesive.
Where possible, apply to each mating surface.
Contact pressure only is required.
Mix (by volume) one equal portion of AD-1040B base compound with one equal portion of EA-073 hardener. The base is colored black, and the hardener colored cream. Mix until the color is a uniform gray color.
Use dixie cups, spoons, or equal spatula loads for measuring. Proportions should be nearly (visually) equal as possible.
Use a separate utensil for removing material from each container. Immediately replace the lids on proper containers after use.
Immediately clean mixing tools that are reclaimable after use.
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