Plexus MA420 (AO420)

Description

Two-part methacrylate adhesive designed for structural bonding of thermoplastic, metal, and composite assemblies. Plexus MA420 (AO420) is a rapid-curing system and is the standard choice for composite bonding applications in the transportation industry.

Key Features

  • Short open time of 4-6 mins
  • Fast, consistent strength development at room temperature
  • Highly toughened formula for the toughest environments
  • Exceptional strength, elongation and fatigue resistance
  • Non-sag thixotropic dispensing

Key Substrates

  • Thermoplastics – ABS/ ABS Blends, Acrylics, PBT, Polycarbonate, Rigid PVC, TPUs
  • Composites – DCPD, FRP, Gelcoat, Phenolics, Epoxy Based Composites, RIM
  • Coated metals – Powder coated or E-coated Metals
  • Raw metals with PC120 – Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Raw Steel, etc.

Properties

  • Color: Blue, Black, Cream
  • Mix Ratio: 10:1
  • Shear Strength: 3,000-3,800 psi (20.7 - 26.2 MPa)
  • Adhesive: A: 100,000-125,000 cP
  • Activator: B: 35,000-80,000 cP
  • Working Time Min: 4 minutes
  • Working Time Max: 6 minutes
  • Fixture Time Min: 18 minutes
  • Fixture Time Max: 22 minutes
  • Tensile Strength Min: 2,700 psi (18.6 MPa)
  • Tensile Strength Max: 3,000 psi (20.7 MPa)
  • Tensile Elongation Min: 30 %
  • Tensile Elongation Max: 50 %

Data sheets

Packaging & Stock no.

US
Stock #
Size
35701
490 ML BLACK
IT101BX
490 ML BLUE
IT102
5 GAL ADHESIVE
IT112
5 GAL ACTIVATOR
IT101X
490 ML CREAM
IT107
5 GAL ACTIVATOR BLUE
IT100
IT140
5 GAL ACTIVATOR BLACK
IT114
5 GAL ACTIVATOR BLUE

EMEA
Stock #
Size
IT101B
380 ML
IT135
380 ML BLACK
IT102
20 LITER ADHESIVE
IT100
200 LITER ADHESIVE
IT114
20 LITER ACTIVATOR