Elantas (Altana) TU-8040

Elantas (Altana) TU-8040 Datasheet
  • Description for Elantas (Altana) TU-8040

    A two-component polyurethane designed to produce a 40 Shore A material that is tough, and has high elongation and tear strength. This system has a low mixed viscosity and adequate pot life for large volume casting.

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    Brand Cytec
    Application Type Large volume casting
    1 Part or 2 Part 2 Part
    Material Form Liquid
    Manufacturer Elantas (Altana)
    Chemistry polyurethane
    Cure Method Resin/Hardener
    Cure Temperature (°C) 25
    Viscosity (cPs) Low, 1,700
    Color Amber
  • Technical Data for Elantas (Altana) TU-8040

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 2 Part
    • Material Form
      • Liquid
    • Industry
      • Other - Plaster and cement molds, Vibration damping pads, Detailed molds with undercuts
    • Chemistry
    • Cure Method
      • 2-Part Cure - Resin/Hardener
    • Color
      • Red - Amber
    • Brand
      • Cytec
    Cure Specs
    Cure Temperature (°C) 25
    Viscosity (cPs) Low, 1,700 Test Method
    Set Time (min) 60 Test Method
    Work / Pot Time (min) adequate, 30 Test Method
    Mix Ratio 1:1 (by volume), 1:1 (by weight)
    Bond Strength
    Tear Strength (piw) High, 90 (pli) Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) 700, 110, 225 Test Method
    Shore A Hardness 40
    Elongation (%) High, 700
    Other Properties
    Specific Gravity 1.070 Test Method
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details CONATHANE® TU-8040 has a shelf life of 18 months from date of manufacture when stored in the original unopened containers at 70°- 85°F. Containers should be flushed with dry nitrogen or CONAP® Dri-Purge, each time they are opened, unless the contents are used within one day.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 158 to 185
    Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 18
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Set Time Test Methods
Set Time Set Temperature
60 min 25°C
Viscosity Test Methods
Viscosity Temperature
1,700 cPs 25°C
Work / Pot Time Test Methods
Work / Pot Time Temperature
30 min 25°C
Tear Strength Test Methods
Tear Strength Cure Temperature
90 (pli) 25°C
Tensile Strength Test Methods
Tensile Strength Cure Temperature Test Method
700 psi 25°C
110 psi 25°C 100% modulus
225 psi 25°C 300%modulus
Specific Gravity Test Methods
Specific Gravity Temperature