Brand Bondmaster Application Type Bond, Maintain, Repair 1 Part or 2 Part 2 Part Material Form Soft paste Substrate Acrylic, Aluminum, Composites, Copper, Glass, Metals, Neoprene, ABS, Polycarbonate, PVC, Steel, Wood, Stainless Steel, Zinc Dichromate, Phenolic, Nitrile Rubber, Galvanized Steel, Galvanized Steel, Ferrite, Elastomers, Zinc Plated, Plastics, Rigid Plastic Industry Electrical, Sensors, DC motors, Motors Manufacturer Henkel Chemistry Epoxy, Hardener, Toughened polymer, Resin Cure Method Part A/Part B Cure Temperature (°C) 23, 60 Cure Time (min) 4,320, 60 Viscosity (cPs) 80,000 Color Gray Chemical Resistance 0.0001 N NaOH, 0.1 N HCL, Acetone, Antifreeze, ATF Oil, Freon, Gasoline, Heptane, MEK, Motor Oil, Salt Spray, Toluene, Transmission Fluid, Water High Temperature Resistance (°C) 80, 200 Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -55
Technical Data for Henkel E32
1 Part or 2 Part
- 1 Part or 2 Part - 2 Part
- Part A Name - Part A
- Part B Name - Part B
- Paste - Soft paste
- Metal - Ferrite, Metals
- Zinc - Zinc Dichromate, Zinc Plated
- Galvanized - Galvanized Steel
- Plastic - ABS, Elastomers, Plastics, Rigid Plastic
- Acrylic (PMMA) - Acrylic
- Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) - PVC
- Nitrile Rubber
- Stainless Steel
- Galvanized Steel
- Other - Magnet
- Toughened - Toughened polymer
- Other - Hardener, Resin
- 2-Part Cure - Part A/Part B
Cure Temperature (°C) 23, 60 Cure Time (min) 4,320, 60 Viscosity (cPs) 80,000 Fixture or Handling Strength Time (min) 480 Test Method Work / Pot Time (min) 1,440, 30 Test Method Mix Ratio 1:1 (by volume), 100:80
Structural/Load-Bearing Structural Peel Strength (piw) 15 to 20 (lb / linear inch) Test Method Shear Strength (psi) 3,000 to 3,500, 2,500 to 3,000, 3,000 to 3,500, 2,000, 2,000, 2,000, 2,000, 250, 200 to 300, 400, 200 to 300, 650, 100 to 200 Test Method Impact Strength (psi) 15 to 18 (ft-lb / in2) Test Method
Chemical Resistance 0.0001 N NaOH, 0.1 N HCL, Acetone, Antifreeze, ATF Oil, Freon, Gasoline, Heptane, MEK, Motor Oil, Salt Spray, Toluene, Transmission Fluid, Water Environmental Resistance Environmental durability High Temperature Resistance (°C) 80, 200 Test Method Impact Resistance Excellent impact resistance Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -55
Dissipation Factor 0.00200 to 0.02000 Dielectric Strength (V/mil) Outstanding, 300 to 450 Dielectric Constant 3.50 to 6.00 Thermal Conductivity (W/m°K) 0.20 to 2.00 Volume Resistivity (O) >1e14 (ohms/cm)
Shore D Hardness 70, 65 Test Method Flexibility Inert
Specific Gravity 1.220 Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (CTE) 20e-6 to 65e-6 (m/m/°C) Flash Point (°F) >199.4 % Solids (%) 100
Shelf Life Details When stored in the original unopened containers at 5-25°C, the shelf life of this product is 36 months from the date of manufacture. Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 41 to 81 Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture. Shelf Life (mon) 36
Not Good For
Don't Use With Delrin, Polyethylene, Polyproplene, Polyurethane, Acetal
Best Practices for Henkel E32
For optimum bond strength on metal parts, the surface should be washed with a solvent or cleansing solution, abraded with an abrasive pad, and then rinsed with a solvent or cleansing solution. Glass surfaces should be cleaned with a commercial glass cleaner before bonding. Painted surfaces and plastic substrates should be abraded lightly and wiped clean.
Thoroughly mix the resin and the hardener in a 1:1 ratio by weight or volume, taking care not to introduce excess entrapped air into the bulk material.
The optimum method of mixing is accomplished via in-line static mixers with a minimum of 18 mixing elements.
Once mixed thoroughly, to a uniform gray color
i.e. no visible streaks, apply a bead of adhesive to one of the bonding surfaces.
Mate the two substrates together and clamp the assembly for 6 hours until handling strength is achieved.
Full cure is obtained within 24 hours of adhesive application at room temperature, 25°C (77°F).
Note: The curing temperature may be raised to increase the cure rate of the adhesive.
Thoroughly mix Resin (A) and Hardener(B)in the correct proportion. Do not mix more material than can be applied during the 'usable life' of the product. Surfaces should be clean, dry and grease free before applying the adhesive. Where maximum strength is required then the surfaces should be shot blasted, or lightly abraded, in the presence of Loctite SIP.
Ideally Loctite E32 should be cured at temperatures above 15°C. Lower temperatures result in lower strength. The unmixed material should not be refrigerated.
Loctite E32 is approved to the Waters Byelaws Scheme as being suitable for contact with potable (drinking) water.
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
|Fixture or Handling Strength Time||Fixture-Handling Strength Time Temperature|
Work / Pot Time Test Methods
|Work / Pot Time||Temperature|
Impact Strength Test Methods
|Impact Strength||Substrate||Test Method|
|15 to 18 (ft-lb / in2)||Steel/Steel||ASTM 950|
Peel Strength Test Methods
|Peel Strength||Substrate||Test Method|
|15 to 20 (lb / linear inch)||Steel/Steel||ASTM 1876|
Shear Strength Test Methods
|Shear Strength||Type||Substrate||Test Temperature||Test Method|
|3,000 to 3,500 psi||Lap shear strength||Steel/Steel||25°C||ASTM D-1002|
|2,500 to 3,000 psi||Lap shear strength||Aluminum/Aluminum||25°C||ASTM D-1002|
|3,000 to 3,500 psi||Lap shear strength||Stainless steel/Stainless steel||25°C||ASTM D-1002|
|2,000 psi||Lap shear strength||Ferrite/Steel||25°C||ASTM D-1002, Substrate Failure|
|2,000 psi||Lap shear strength||Ferrite/Zinc Dichromate||25°C||ASTM D1002, Substrate Failure|
|2,000 psi||Lap shear strength||Ferrite/Galvanized steel||25°C||ASTM D-1002, Substrate Failure|
|2,000 psi||Lap shear strength||Ferrite/Zinc plated||25°C||ASTM D-1002, Substrate Failure|
|250 psi||Lap shear strength||Glass/Glass||25°C||ASTM D-1002, Substrate Failure|
|200 to 300 psi||Lap shear strength||Phenolic/Phenolic||25°C||ASTM D-1002|
|400 psi||Lap shear strength||PVC/PVC||25°C||ASTM D-1002, Substrate Failure|
|200 to 300 psi||Lap shear strength||Polycarbonate/Polycarbonate||25°C||ASTM D-1002|
|650 psi||Lap shear strength||ABS/ABS||25°C||ASTM D1002, Substrate Failure|
|100 to 200 psi||Lap shear strength||Acrylic/Acrylic||25°C||ASTM D-1002|
High Temperature Resistance Test Methods
|High Temperature Resistance||Test Method|
|200°C||May be endured for short periods providing the adhesive is not unduly stressed.|
Shore D Hardness Test Methods
|Shore D Hardness||Shore Hardness Test Method||Hardness Temperature|
|70||ASTM D 2240||25°C|
|65||ASTM D 2240||50°C|