Vantico Inc.

Adhesives & Tooling 4917 Dawn Avenue East Lansing, MI 48823 517.351.5900 5121 San Fernando Road West Los Angeles, CA 90039 818.247.6210

Customer Service Hotline: 800.367.8793 Customer Service Faxline: 517.351.6255 Technical Inquiries: 800.423.2460 Faxback Line: 888.440.2422

Product Data

(XD 4443/XD 4444)



Araldite 2010 is a fast cure, multi-purpose, two component, room temperature curing, thixotropic paste adhesive of high strength and toughness. It is suitable for bonding a wide variety of metals, ceramics, glass, rubbers, rigid plastics and most other materials in common use. • • • • • • • • •


Metals Ceramics Rubber Rigid plastics Glass


High shear and peel strength Tough and resilient Fast cure Bonds a wide variety of materials

Even contact throughout suffices to ensure proper cure.fl.000 65.004 inches thick will normally impart the greatest lap shear strength to a joint. oz.000 Test Values(1) 100R/100H 100R/100H 8.5 80. A layer of adhesive 0.15 100.000 TYPICAL MIXED PROPERTIES: Property Reaction Ratio (by weight) Reaction Ratio (by volume) Pot Life (minutes) (4. The joint components should be assembled and clamped as soon as the adhesive has been applied. 2 ARALDITE® 2010 MARCH. 2002 .002 to 0.16 1.TYPICAL PROPERTIES: Property Color/appearance Specific Gravity Viscosity (cP) Test Method Visual ASTM D-792 ASTM D-2393 Test Values(1) Resin Hardener Neutral paste Pale yellow paste 1. mass) Mixed viscosity (cP) 1 Test Method ASTM D-2471 ASTM D-2393 Tested @ 77°F (25°C) RECOMMENDED CURE SCHEDULES: Temperature 50ºF (10ºC) 59ºF (15ºC) 77º (25ºC) 104ºF (40ºC) 140ºF (60ºC) 212ºF (100ºC) Handling Strength 4 hours 2 hours 30 minutes 15 minutes 5 minutes <5 minutes Minimum Cure Time 24 hours 9 hours 3 hours 1 hour 20 minutes 5 minutes TYPICAL CURED PROPERTIES: Application of Adhesive The resin/hardener mix is applied with a spatula to the pretreated and dry joint surfaces.

0 1.0 1.0 1.06 inch strips of aluminum.5 1. Property Lap Shear Strength (psi) Tested on Metal Substrates (Cured 16 hours @ 104ºF (40ºC) Metal Aluminum Carbon Steel Stainless Steel Galvanized Steel2 Copper Brass Tested on Plastic Substrates (Cured 16 hours @ 104ºF (40ºC) Plastic PVC ABS Polycarbonate SMC Nylon Effect of Test Temperature (Load applied 10 minutes after specimens reach test temperature.) Cure Cycle Test Temp. the figures given below were all determined by testing standard specimens made up by lap-jointing 4 x 1 x 0.5 Test Values(1) 3325 3475 2600 1900 2750 2975 Test Values(1) 425 600 425 1150 150 1900 2450 2600 3200 3350 1750 1025 600 450 2450 3200 3750 4000 4200 4000 1300 725 450 1 Tested @ 77°F (25°C) 3 ARALDITE® 2010 MARCH. 2002 . 7 days @ 77ºF (25ºC) -76ºF (60ºC) -40ºF (-40ºC) -4ºF (-20ºC) 32ºF (0ºC) 68ºF (20ºC) 104ºF (40ºC) 140ºF (60ºC) 176ºF (80ºC) 212ºF (100ºC) 24 hours @ 77ºF (25ºC) + 30 minutes @ 176ºF (80ºC) -76ºF (60ºC) -40ºF (-40ºC) -4ºF (-20ºC) 32ºF (0ºC) 68ºF (20ºC) 104ºF (40ºC) 140ºF (60ºC) 176ºF (80ºC) 212ºF (100ºC) Test Method ASTM D-1002 Substrate Thickness (mm) 1.5 x 1 inch in each case. The joint area was 0.5 1.Standard Test Specimens Unless otherwise stated.

Immersion for 90 days in media listed.) Media Standard .) Cure Cycle 16 hrs @ 104º (40ºC) Exposure Time 0 days 30 days 60 days 90 days Test Method ASTM D-1002 Test Values (1) 3350 2600 1750 1600 Lap Shear Strength (psi) Effect of Heat Aging (Cured 16 hours @ 104º (40ºC).As prepared IMS Gasoline Ethyl Acetate Acetic Acid 10% Xylene Lubricating Oil . STORAGE HANDLING 4 Araldite 2010/A Resin and Araldite 2010/B Hardener Store in tightly closed containers at room temperature in cool.Property Lap Shear Strength on aluminum (psi) Effect of Immersion (Cure cycle 16 hours @ 104º (40ºC). 2002 . not roughened. Aging Temperature 158º (70ºC) Exposure Time 0 days 30 days 60 days 90 days Test Method ASTM D-638 ISO 4578 ASTM D-4065 Test Values(1) 3350 3350 3500 3500 Test Values(1) 50-75 45 90 (32) 4275 Property Elongation (%) Roller peel test (pli) Glass transition temperature. °F (°C) Thermal cycling – 100 cycles of 6 hour duration from 22ºF to 158ºF (psi) 1 2 Tested @ 77°F (25°C) Surface degreased only. ventilated ARALDITE® 2010 MARCH.HD30 Paraffin Water @ 68°F (20°C) Water @ 140°F (600°C) Water @ 194°F (90°C) Test Values(1) 3350 2475 3200 3050 2175 3200 3925 3325 3325 1150 1150 Lap Shear Strength (psi) Effect of Tropical Exposure (104º (40ºC)/92% R.H.

Destroy contaminated shoes. Call a physician. May cause allergic skin reaction. Call a physician. PACKAGING: This product is available in the following package sizes: Dual Syringes . Material temperature should not be below 65°F (18°C) when mixing. Araldite 2010/A Resin Warning! Causes skin and eye irritation. dry tools for mixing and applying. Work in a well ventilated area and use clean. and clothing. give plenty of water to drink. 2002 . combine the resin and hardener according to mix ratio. Referral to physician is recommended if there is any question about the seriousness of any injury. it will remain in useable condition for one year from date of shipping. Remove to fresh air. Avoid contact with eyes. 5 ARALDITE® 2010 MARCH. Mix together thoroughly and use immediately after mixing. Araldite 2010/B Hardener Warning! May cause allergic skin reaction. SHELF LIFE: Provided this material is stored under the recommended storage conditions in their original containers. Immediately flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin.50 ml (DS-50) . Wash thoroughly after handling. Call a physician. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. For two component system. Keep containers closed to prevent moisture absorption and contamination. skin. FIRST AID: Skin: Eyes: Ingestion: Inhalation: Other: In case of contact: Immediately wash with soap and water. If conscious.INFORMATION area. Do not induce vomiting. Administer oxygen or artificial respiration if necessary. Wash thoroughly after handling.200 ml (DS-200) SAFETY HANDLING PRECAUTIONS: Do not use or handle this product until the Material Safety Data Sheet has been read and understood. Remove contaminated clothing and launder before reuse.

Under no circumstances shall Seller be liable for incidental. 2002 . strict liability. The amount of heat and the period of time in which heat is released varies significantly between systems. No statements herein are to be construed as inducements to infringe any relevant patent. A good rule of thumb is never mix more material than can be applied during the stated pot life or gel time. Buyer’s sole remedy and Seller’s sole liability for any claims shall be Buyer’s purchase price. SELLER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY. 6 ARALDITE® 2010 MARCH. breach of warranty. IMPORTANT: The following supercedes Buyer’s documents. or blood is intended. EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. or for uses for which implantation within the human body is intended. or indirect damages for alleged negligence. Data and results are based on controlled or lab work and must be confirmed by Buyer by testing for its intended conditions of use. Additionally. or contract arising in connection with the product(s). ambient or compound temperature and amount of material mixed can also be factors in the temperature profile of a mixed system. INCLUDING OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. In some cases. uses for which prolonged contact with mucous membranes. and is therefore not recommended for.PRECAUTIONARY NOTE: Thermosetting systems generate heat when curing. abraded skin. consequential. generating heat sufficient to cause decomposition of the system with subsequent liberation of large volumes of acrid smoke. Also take care when using materials in applications other than stated on the Product Data Sheet. the thermosetting reaction can be vigorous. The product(s) has not been tested for. tort.