Brand Cytec Application Type Casting, Gaskets 1 Part or 2 Part 2 Part Material Form Liquid Substrate Metal Industry Industrial wheels Manufacturer Elantas (Altana) Chemistry polyurethane Cure Method Resin/Hardener Cure Temperature (°C) 25, 80 Cure Time (min) 10,080 to 14,400, 960 Viscosity (cPs) 1,600 Color clear amber color
Technical Data for Elantas (Altana) TU-8050
- Gasketing - Gaskets
- Casting / Moldmaking - Casting
1 Part or 2 Part
- 1 Part or 2 Part - 2 Part
- Industrial Wheels
- Other - Cast-in-place linings for metal polishing and finishing equipment, Vibration, shock, and sound dampening pads, Metal forming pads, Flexible molds, Drop hammer faces, Washers, Bushings and Diaphragms
- Dispenser - automatic metering, mixing, dispensing equipment
- 2-Part Cure - Resin/Hardener
- Clear / Transparent - clear amber color
Cure Temperature (°C) 25, 80 Cure Time (min) 10,080 to 14,400, 960 Viscosity (cPs) 1,600 Test Method Work / Pot Time (min) 25 to 35 Test Method Mix Ratio 100:50 (by volume), 100:50 (by weight)
Tear Strength (piw) 120 (pli) Test Method Tensile Strength (psi) 750, 255, 600 Test Method
Shore A Hardness 50 Test Method Elongation (%) 375 Test Method Flexibility Flexible
Shelf Life Details CONATHANE TU-8050 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 Type From date of manufacture Shelf Life (mon) 18
Best Practices for Elantas (Altana) TU-8050
It is important that all dirt, rust, grease, and oil be removed from surfaces prior to applying the primer. Request Surface Preparation Guide, Bulletin AC-107, for recommendations.
CONATHANE® TU-8050 can be processed by batch mixing or by the use of automatic metering, mixing, and dispensing equipment. Specific recommendations can be made by the technical service department of Cytec Industries Inc. or by your regional sales manager. The following procedure is recommended for batch processing: Containers used for weighing or mixing should be metal, glass, or plastic. Mixing rods should also be plastic or glass. Avoid paper containers and wooden sticks.
Use a separate container for mixing, with enough space to allow for expansion during degassing (usually two to three times the volume of material being mixed), if void-free castings are desired. In many applications the degassing step may be eliminated.
Weigh the correct proportions of the two components together, mix thoroughly, and degas at 28-29 inches of mercury to remove air entrapped during mixing.
Pour mixed material into molds or fixtures in a manner to avoid trapping air bubbles or pockets, and cure as recommended. Porous molds should be properly sealed prior to using. Contact Cytec's customer service department, or your local regional sales manager, for assistance.
If parts are to be demolded, a quality CONAP® mold release should be applied prior to pouring.
Equipment may be cleaned with methylene chloride or acetone.
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Viscosity Test Methods
Work / Pot Time Test Methods
|Work / Pot Time||Temperature|
|25 to 35 min||25°C|
Tensile Strength Test Methods
|Tensile Strength||Test Method|
|750 psi||ASTM D412|
|255 psi||ASTM D412, 100% modulus|
|600 psi||ASTM D412, 300% Modulus|
Tear Strength Test Methods
|Tear Strength||Test Method|
|120 (pli)||ASATM D624, Graves|
Elongation Test Methods
|375 %||ASTM D412|
Shore A Hardness Test Methods
|Shore A Hardness||Shore Hardness Test Method|