Brand Bondmaster Application Type Bond 1 Part or 2 Part 2 Part Material Form Liquid Substrate Composites, Copper, Metal, Neoprene, Nitrile Rubber, Steel Manufacturer Henkel Chemistry Epoxy, Hardener, Resin Cure Method Part A/Part B Cure Temperature (°C) 20 to 25 Room Temperature, 20 to 25 Room Temperature, 20 to 25 Room Temperature Cure Time (min) 1,440, 30 Viscosity (cPs) 35,000 Color Clear High Temperature Resistance (°C) 100 Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -55
Technical Data for Henkel E18
Cure Temperature (°C) 20 to 25 Room Temperature, 20 to 25 Room Temperature, 20 to 25 Room Temperature Cure Time (min) 1,440, 30 Viscosity (cPs) 35,000 Test Method Fixture or Handling Strength Time (min) 15, Rapid Test Method Set Time (min) Fast Linear Shrinkage (%) Low Work / Pot Time (min) 8 Test Method Mix Ratio 1:1 (by volume)
Shear Strength (psi) 1,300 Test Method
High Temperature Resistance (°C) 100 Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -55
Specific Gravity 1.160 Flash Point (°F) >212.0 % Solids (%) 100
Shelf Life Details Uncured Adhesive, Uncured Adhesive, When stored properly, the adhesive has a shelf life of one year. Shelf Life (mon) 12 Part A, 12 Part B, 12
Best Practices for Henkel E18
Apply a bead of adhesive to one of the bonding surfaces.
Mate the two substrates together and clamp the assembly for 15 minutes or until handling strength is achieved.
Full cure is obtained after 24 hours of adhesive application at room temperature, 23°C (73°F).
The curing temperature may be increased to obtain full cure of the adhesive.
Thoroughly mix the resin and the hardener in a 100:94 ratio by weight or 1:1 by volume, taking care not to introduce excess entrapped air into the bulk material. Do not mix more material than can be applied during the work life of the product. The bonding surfaces should be clean, dry and grease free before applying the adhesive.
Unreacted resin & hardener can be cleaned using acetone, isopropanol or methyl ethyl ketone (MEK).
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Fixture or Handling Strength Time Test Methods
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Viscosity Test Methods
Work / Pot Time Test Methods
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|8 min||The work life refers to the pot life of the epoxy after mixing.||25°C|
Shear Strength Test Methods