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No. 4003* Low Temperature Curing Adhesive
EPON™ Resin 8111/EPI-CURE™ Curing Agent 3271
This high reactivity, epoxy adhesive is designed for rapid bond strength to a variety of substrates at ambient temperatures of 25 °C to -10 °C and below. Material Resin Portion EPON™ Resin 8111 Cab-O-Sil M-5 Silica (Cabot Corp.) Converter Portion EPI-CURE™ 3271 Curing Agent Pounds 100.0 5.0 105.0 22.1 Gallons 10.88 0.28 11.16 2.59

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Formula

Compounding

Disperse the Cab-O-Sil M-5 into a portion of the EPON Resin 8111 using a Cowles Dissolver, 3-roll mill, or other suitable high shear dispersing technique. After a uniform, well-dispersed mix is attained, add the remaining EPON Resin 8111 and mix with low speed agitation.

*Formerly 27-105.

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SC:2034-01 / Starting Formulation No.200 3.25 5 9.75 3. 4003 Page 2 Table 1/ Handling Properties Resin/Converter Combining Ratio by weight by volume Viscosity at 25 °C. cP resin portion at 1 rpm at 10 rpm at 50 rpm converter portion Gel Time. minutes at 25 °C at -4 °C at -10 °C at -22 °C Pounds/Gallon resin portion converter portion combined system 4.56 9.400 3.080 150 1 2. 100 gram mass.41 8.26 .3:1 5.75:1 4.

Mix the adhesive components and apply immediately by spreading a thin film over the surface to be bonded.300 psi 25 °C -4 °C -10 °C -22 °C 30 minutes 60 minutes 90 minutes 24 hours 3 days 7 days 7 days plus 7 days water soak at 25 °C 3 hours 24 hours 3 days 4 hours 24 hours 3 days 8 hours 24 hours 3 days -10 °C 17 hours 48 hours 65 hours Application Surfaces to be bonded should be clean and free of dust. 4003 Page 3 Table 2/ Adhesive Properties Cure Temperature Cure Time Tensile Shear Strength at Cure Temperature Etched Aluminum to Etched Aluminum 90 psi 130 psi 300 psi 2.300 psi 125 psi 720 psi 1. Maintain light pressure during cure to achieve the best bond. 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.000 psi 2. by the user’s knowledgeable formulator or scientist. . applications.SC:2034-01 / Starting Formulation No. grease. and to determine the appropriate use conditions and legal restrictions. or other extraneous material. methods. prior to use of any Information. It is the user’s responsibility to fully test and qualify the formulation. dirt.400 psi 2.700 psi 3. along with the ingredients. or equipment identified herein (“Information”).200 psi 130 psi 400 psi 510 psi 90 psi 130 psi 280 psi Tensile Bond Strength at Cure Temperature Sandblasted Steel to Sandblasted Steel 360 psi 570 psi 1.

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