Plexus MA425

Description

Two-part methacrylate adhesive designed for structural bonding of composite, thermoplastic, and metal assemblies. Plexus MA425 is finding wide usage for composite bonding applications in the transportation and marine industries because it requires virtually no surface preparation.

Key Features

  • Open time of 30 - 35 mins
  • Exceptional strength, elongation and fatigue resistance
  • Non-sag thixotropic dispensing

Key Substrates

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

Properties

  • Color: Blue
  • Mix Ratio: 10:1
  • Shear Strength: 1,700-2,600 psi (13.8 - 17.9 MPa)
  • Adhesive: A: 100,000-125,000 cP
  • Activator: B: 35,000-70,000 cP
  • Working Time Min: 30 minutes
  • Working Time Max: 35 minutes
  • Fixture Time Min: 80 minutes
  • Fixture Time Max: 90 minutes
  • Tensile Strength Min: 2,000 psi (13.8 MPa)
  • Tensile Strength Max: 2,600 psi (17.9 MPa)
  • Tensile Elongation Min: 110 %
  • Tensile Elongation Max: 150 %

Data sheets

Packaging & Stock no.

US
Stock #
Size
IT151X
490 ML BLUE
IT152
5 GAL ADHESIVE
IT159
5 GAL ACTIVATOR BLUE
IT150
50 GAL ADHESIVE

EMEA
Stock #
Size
IT151
380 ML
IT152
20 LITER ADHESIVE
IT150
200 LITER ADHESIVE
IT159
20 LITER ACTIVATOR