3M Rite-Lok Gasket Maker GM10
Chemical Resistance Chemical Resistance: solvent resistance Application Type Gasketing: formed-in-place gaskets on flanges and housings, rigid assemblies for making or dressing gaskets, Seal against fluid leakage, Bond, Replace pre-cut gaskets, Gasketing: Form-in-place gaskets 1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part Material Form Paste (before cure) Substrate Metal, Brass (Active Fast cure), Bronze (Active Fast cure), Commercial aluminum (Active Fast cure), Copper (Active Fast cure), Iron (Active Fast cure), Kovar® (Active Fast cure), Manganese (Active Fast cure), Monel® (Active Fast cure), Nickel (Active Fast cure), Anodized Aluminum (Inactive Slow cure), Cadmium (Inactive Slow cure), Chemical black oxide (Inactive Slow cure), Galvanized steel (Inactive Slow cure), Gold (Inactive Slow cure), Magnesium (Inactive Slow cure), Magnetite Steel (Inactive Slow cure), Plated parts (Inactive Slow cure), Silver (Inactive Slow cure), Stainless Steel (Inactive Slow cure), Zinc (Inactive Slow cure), Galvanized steel (Inactive Slow cure), Pure aluminum (Inactive Slow cure) Industry Fill pits, scratches, and gouges in the flange surface Manufacturer 3M Chemistry Polymer, Modified Urethane, Acrylate Cure Method Pressure Sensitive Cure Temperature (°C) 20 to 25, 20 to 25 Cure Time (min) 240 to 1,440, 30 to 240, 1,440 Viscosity (cPs) 250,000 to 750,000, 40,000 to 100,000 Color Red Torque (psi) 130 to 190 (in.lb), 90 to 180 (in.lb) High Temperature Resistance (°C) 204, 149 to 204 Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -54 Key Specifications International Organization for Standardization
Best Practices for 3M Rite-Lok Gasket Maker GM10
3MTM Scotch-WeldTM Gasket Maker Anaerobic Adhesives are not recommended for use on most plastics due to potential cracking of plastic parts. Also, they are not recommended for use in piping systems that contain pure oxygen or an oxygen-rich environment, chlorine, or strong oxidizing substances.
Ensure parts are clean, dry and free from oil, grease and dirt. For best results, clean and dry parts with solvent or 3MTM Scotch-WeldTM Activator. (Activator can also be used on inactive surfaces or to accelerate the cure on active surfaces.). NOTE: Use of a 3MTM Scotch-WeldTM Activator may reduce bond strength depending on substrates and gap. Testing is recommended to evaluate the effect.
If not sure of surface type, always use activator. Refer to Material surface Activity and Cure Speed section for more information.
Apply a continuous bead of adhesive by had tracing or by automated tracing equipment onto one surface of the flange or mating part. Circle all bolt holes. 3MTM Scotch-WeldTM Gasket Maker Anaerobic Adhesives can also be applied by screen printing, roll coating, pads, etc.
Assemble parts and tighten as soon as possible. Making sure to apply fastening pressure evenly on all sides of the mated assemblies.
It can be applied by tube, tracing, roll coating, or screen printing to provide an instant low pressure seal.
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Cure Time Test Methods
|Cure Time||Test Method|
|240 to 1,440 min||Unprimed|
|30 to 240 min||Primed|
Viscosity Test Methods
|250,000 to 750,000 cPs||Uncured, Brookfield Viscometer -E at spindle T-D at 2.5 rpm|
|40,000 to 100,000 cPs||Uncured, Brookfield Viscometer spindle T-D at 20 rpm|
Cure Temperature Test Methods
|Cure Temperature||Cure Time Test Method|
|20 to 25°C|
|20 to 25°C|
Fixture or Handling Strength Time Test Methods
|Fixture or Handling Strength Time||Fixture-Handling Strength Test Method|
|15 min||Uncured, ISO 10964, Average time|
High Temperature Resistance Test Methods
|High Temperature Resistance||Test Method|
|149 to 204°C||Cured|
Low Temperature Resistance Test Methods
|Low Temperature Resistance||Test Method|