Plexus MA830

Description

Two-part methacrylate adhesive designed for structural bonding of metals without primers. In addition, Plexus MA830 does a superb job of bonding thermoplastic and composite assemblies with little or no surface preparation.

Key Features

  •  Fast open time 4 – 6 mins
  •  Primerless adhesion to many metals, most thermoplastics and composites.
  •  Exceptional strength and elongation which allows for bonding of dissimilar materials
  •  Excellent fatigue resistance, impact resistance and toughness
  •  Excellent environmental resistance to salt spray and other environmental factors

Key Substrates

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

Properties

  • Color: Gray
  • Mix Ratio: 10:1
  • Shear Strength: 2,000-2,800 psi (13.8 - 19.3 MPa)
  • Adhesive: 80,000-120,000 cP
  • Activator: 35,000-80,000 cP
  • Working Time Min: 4 minutes
  • Working Time Max: 6 minutes
  • Fixture Time Min: 15 minutes
  • Fixture Time Max: 25 minutes
  • Tensile Strength Min: 3,200 psi (22.0 MPa)
  • Tensile Strength Max: 3,800 psi (26.2 MPa)
  • Tensile Elongation Min: 30 %
  • Tensile Elongation Max: 60 %

 

Data sheets

Packaging & Stock no.

US
Stock #
Size
35839
35 ML
IT186X
490 ML GRAY
IT187X
490 ML GRAY GB
IT185
5 GAL ADHESIVE
IT258
5 GAL ACTIVATOR GRAY
IT259
5 GAL ACTIVATOR GRAY GB
IT188
50 GAL ADHESIVE

EMEA
Stock #
Size
IT187
380 ML
IT185
20 LITER ADHESIVE
IT262
20 LITER ACTIVATOR