Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Structural adhesives

LOCTITE® EA 3450

Fast-setting, general purpose metal bonding adhesive

This 2-part epoxy-based metal bonder develops high strength and is suitable to level surface irregularities.

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LOCTITE® EA 3450 is a 2-part, epoxy adhesive which cures rapidly at room temperature after mixing. It is a metal bonding adhesive which develops high strength. The gap filling properties make this adhesive system suitable for rough and poorly fitting surfaces made from metal, ceramic, rigid plastics or wood. Applications include bonding aluminum window frames and GRP panels.

Coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), Above Tg:

160.0 ppm/°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), Below Tg:

53.0 ppm/°C

Cure schedule, @ 22.0 °C:

1.0 wk.

Cure type:

Room Temperature (Ambient) Cure

Glass transition temperature (Tg):

37.0 °C

Hardener: Casson viscosity, plate-plate, @ 25.0 °C:

40.0 Pa∙s

Hardener: Color:

White

Hardener: Specific gravity, @ 25.0 °C:

1.8

Mix ratio, by volume:

1 : 1

Mix ratio, by weight:

1 : 1

Mixed: Color:

Silver

Mixed: Pot life, ISO 9514, @ 25.0 °C:

5.0 min.

Number of components:

2 Part

Physical form:

Paste

Resin: Casson viscosity, plate-plate, @ 25.0 °C:

25.0 Pa∙s

Resin: Color:

Black

Resin: Specific gravity, @ 25.0 °C:

1.7

Shore hardness, ISO 868:

68.0

Storage temperature:

8.0 °C - 21.0 °C

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