• Description for Henkel F245

    A 2 part -'no-mix' adhesive which cures rapidly at room temperature. Its excellent resistance to high impact or peel loads, and stresses caused by differential thermal expansion, make it ideal for bonding a wide variety of similar or dissimilar surfaces.

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    Brand Bondmaster
    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 2 Part
    Material Form Liquid
    Substrate Aluminum, Copper, a wide variety of similar or dissimilar surfaces, zinc, porous surfaces, Steel, Stainless Steel, copper alloys
    Manufacturer Henkel
    Chemistry Acrylic
    Cure Method 2 Part
    Cure Temperature (°C) 20 to 25
    Cure Time (min) rapidly
    Viscosity (cPs) 50,000
    Color Off-white
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 120
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -60
  • Technical Data for Henkel F245

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 2 Part
    • Material Form
      • Liquid
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Other - large components
    • Chemistry
    • Application Method
      • Spray
    • Cure Method
      • 2-Part Cure - 2 Part
    • Color
      • Off-White
    • Brand
      • Bondmaster
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Cure Temperature (°C) 20 to 25
    Cure Time (min) rapidly
    Viscosity (cPs) 50,000
    Fixture or Handling Strength Time (min) 2.00 to 5.00, 0.50 to 1.00
    Bond Strength
    Peel Strength (piw) 120 (N/25mm), Excellent Peel load resistance Test Method
    Shear Strength (psi) 25 (Mpa) Test Method
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 120
    Impact Resistance Excellent High impact resistance
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -60
    Other Properties
    Specific Gravity 1.000
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details When stored in the original unopened containers at 5-25°C, the shelf life of this product is 6 months from date of despatch from Bondmaster.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 41 to 77
    Shelf Life Type From the date of despatch
    Shelf Life (mon) 6
  • Best Practices for Henkel F245

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    1. Application

      These toughened acrylic adhesives will tolerate a degree of surface contamination but for ultimate performance light abrasion (i.e. Emery Cloth or Shot Blasting) is recommended. An in-process quality check of the surface preparation process can be provided by using Bondmaster SIP to ensure consistent results and to further enhance the environmental durability of the joint.

      Apply the Initiator sparingly to one surface. (Excess does not give a faster cure but it may reduce the final bond strength). If bonding porous surfaces then apply the Initiator to the porous surface.

      Apply the adhesive to the second surface as a bead. Ensure that sufficient adhesive is applied to completely fill the joint and that no air is trapped in the bond line.

      When bonding large areas F245 may be combed out to achieve uniform coverage. The maximum on-part life of F245 is 30 minutes and assembly must occur within this time if ultimate performance is to be achieved.

    2. Curing

      Apply light clamping pressure whilst the adhesive develops handling strength.

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Shear Strength Substrate
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Peel Strength Type Substrate
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Excellent Peel load resistance