No. 4030* Fast-Setting Clear Adhesive
EPON™ Resin 828 with EPI-CURE™ Curing Agents 3270 and 3253
This adhesive is a rapid curing, unfilled epoxy/amine adhesive possessing light color. Thin bond line sections will set to handling strength in approximately one hour at room temperature and will develop 1,000 psi tensile shear strength in approximately two hours. Practical cure rates are achieved at temperatures as low as 4 °C. A mild, non-offensive odor and nonfuming characteristics are other features. • • • • Tube adhesives Transparent glass adhesives Rapid repair kits Medium set traffic button adhesives (unfilled modifications) Pounds Gallons


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Material Resin Portion EPON™ Resin 828 Total Resin Portion Converter Portion EPI-CURE™ Curing Agent 3270 EPI-CURE™ Curing Agent 3253 Total Converter Portion

100.0 100.0

10.31 10.31

95.00 5.00 100.00

11.99 0.62 12.61

*Formerly 991-98.






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SC:2061-01 / Starting Formulation No.200 3.000 4.500 8. at 25 °C 2 Postcure.00 2.080 1.300 3.00 1.200 Based on aluminum to aluminum lap shear specimens per ASTM D-1002.300 2.300 2.300 2. combined system Gel time at 25 °C.472 2. cP Resin portion Converter portion Pounds per gallon. Table 3/ Effect of water immersion on tensile shear strength Days Immersion 0 30 90 30 90 Water Temperature 25 °C 25 °C 25 °C 66 °C 66 °C Test Temperature 25 °C 25 °C 25 °C 25 °C 25 °C psi 2. psi1 30 160 520 1.73 5 60 Table 2/ Adhesive properties Cure schedule Hours.100 1.300 .005-inch film 1:1 1:1:3 12. minutes 100 grams 0. at 149 °C 20 minutes 1 Tensile shear strength. 4030 Page 2 Table 1/ Handling properties Resin/converter combining ratio By weight By volume Viscosity at 25 °C.75 2.50 Weeks.25 1.50 1. at 25 °C 1.

4030 Page 3 Compounding Instructions Weight EPI-CURE™ Curing Agent 3270 and EPI-CURE Curing Agent 3253 into a mixing vessel and blend with low speed agitation until homogeneous.SC:2061-01 / Starting Formulation No. Package in tightly sealed containers of steel. polyeolefin or glass. methods. grease. or other contaminants. prior to use of any Information. . Contact pressure is sufficient for development of maximum strength. Thoroughly mix equal parts by weight of the resin and converter. by the user’s knowledgeable formulator or scientist. oil. It is the user’s responsibility to fully test and qualify the formulation. aluminum. All substrates to be bonded should be free of dirt. Application Instructions These are starting point formulations and are not proven for use in the user’s particular application but are simply meant to demonstrate the efficacy of the products and to assist in the development of the user’s own formulations. applications. and to determine the appropriate use conditions and legal restrictions. along with the ingredients. Apply adhesive to both surfaces to be bonded. or equipment identified herein (“Information”).

Information and MSDSs or PSISs on non-RPPLLC products should be obtained from the respective manufacturer. or manufacturer does not constitute or imply its endorsement. REPRODUCIBILITY. or service by trade name.resins. and adherence to proper handling procedures. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED AND DISCLAIMED. by the user’s knowledgeable formulator or scientist. stored. None of these materials should be used.S. Texas 77210-4500 For product prices. its ingredients. NOTICE Any of the formulations or the ingredients in the formulations may present an unknown health or safety hazard. Your reliance on the Information presented herein for use in a particular application shall indicate your consent that in no event will Resolution Performance Products LLC or any of its affiliates be responsible for any damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance upon the Information. call our toll-free customer service number at: 1.832.877.Resolution Performance Products P. obtained by you in any manner from us pertaining to the Information shall create any warranty of any kind. through the observance of proper precautions. prior to use of any Information.2800 For sales in North and South America outside the United States. Printed in the SAFETY & HANDLING These products are capable of producing adverse health effects ranging from minor skin irritation to serious systemic effects. No opinion. It is the user’s responsibility to fully test and qualify the formulation. © 2001 Resolution Performance Products LLC. whether oral or written. process. or order placement.366. advice or Information.A.859. availability. applications. WITHOUT LIMITATION. AND EACH OF THESE ARE THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER. OR THAT THE USE OF THE INFORMATION IS FREE FROM INFRINGEMENT OF ANY PATENT OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT. OR USEFULNESS OF THE INFORMATION TO MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. methods. OR THE FITNESS OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. recommendation or favor in the formulation or for use in the user’s application. or the nearest RPPLLC sales office. Exposure to these materials should be minimized and avoided.O. OR WITH RESPECT TO THE TITLE OR MERCHANTIBILITY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED. use of appropriate engineering controls and proper personal protective clothing and equipment. and to determine the appropriate use conditions and legal restrictions. Use of the Information is at your own risk. Reference to any commercial ingredient. trademark. All rights reserved. Box 4500 Houston.2365 For literature and technical assistance. These are starting point formulations and are not proven for use in a user’s particular application. Questions and requests for information on Resolution Performance Products LLC (“RPPLLC”) products should be directed to your RPPLLC sales representative. visit our website at: www. call: 1. IS EXTENDED WITH RESPECT TO THE ACCURACY. if feasible. COMPLETENESS. SC:2061-01 11/01 E P I KOT E ™ EPON™ EPI-CURE™ EPI-REZ™ H E LOX Y ™ C A R D U R A™ V E O VA™ . or equipment identified herein (“Information”). EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. or transported until the handling precautions and recommendations as stated in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) or Preliminary Safety Information Sheet (PSIS) for these and all other products being used are understood by all persons who will work with them. NO REPRESENTATION IS MADE AND NO WARRANTY.

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