Two Part Epoxy Adhesives and Encapsulation Compounds

Epoxies are the most widely used polymeric materials for adhesives, sealants, coatings, pottings and encapsulations and impregnants. They are available in both one and two component systems. Two part systems can be cured at either room temperature or elevated temperature.

Epoxies offer a unique versatility in application and performance. Their most desirable properties include high bond strength to a wide variety of different substrates, outstanding gap filling capabilities, excellent electrical insulation, high chemical inertness and outstanding resistance to shock and vibration. Special formulations are available including systems with thermal conductivity (electrically insulating) for heat dissipation, electrically conductive systems, systems for cryogenic applications, as well as systems with high performance in the most hostile environmental conditions. Viscosities and cure times can be tailored to meet specific application requirements.

Epoxy adhesive

Master Bond Two Part Epoxy Adhesive Products

The following table summarizes Master Bond's range of epoxy adhesives products for industrial applications.




Ultra high strength two part epoxy adhesive that bonds well to most metals and plastics. Aluminum to aluminum lap shear exceeds 4000 psi.


Two component epoxy system with a convenient 1:1 mix ratio and very low electrical resistance.


Easy to use, high strength two part epoxy adhesive. Ideal for bonding substrates with different coefficients of expansion.


Low viscosity, transparent two component epoxy adhesive for bonding glass and many clear plastics.


Highly flexible, faster setting two part epoxy. Capable of rigorous thermal cycling. Has superior impact & shock resistance. Cryogenically serviceable.


Typical Applications for Master Bond Two Part Epoxy Adhesives

Master Bond's range of epoxy adhesives is used in a wide range of industrial applications including the following.

  • Printers
  • Door Panels
  • Hearing Aids
  • Ovens
  • Displays
  • Ophthalmic Instruments
  • Washing Machines
  • Electronic Controllers
  • Orthopedic Devices
  • Mobile Phones
  • Instruments
  • Surgical Instruments
  • Drills
  • Fuel Management Systems
  • Filters eras
  • Engines
  • Pumps
  • Ovens
  • Compressors
  • Brake Systems
  • PC Boards
  • Lasers
  • Controllers
  • Heat Sinks
  • Fiber Optics
  • Hydraulic Components
  • Sensors
  • Lenses & Prisms
  • Steering Systems
  • IC Packaging
  • OLED's
  • Connector Sealing
  • Composites
  • Wave Guides
  • Voltage Regulators
  • Catheters
  • Imaging Systems
  • Alternators
  • Respiratory Products
  • Solar Panels
  • Engine Cooling Systems
  • Transducers
  • Antennas
  • Down Hole Pumps
  • Tubing Assemblies
  • Heat Transfer Devices
  • Endoscopes
  • Power Generators
  • Honeycomb Parts
  • Structural Panels
  • Harness Assemblies
  • Railcars


Important Epoxy Performance Requirements

Master Bond's range of epoxy adhesives is designed to meet specific performance requirements. Among the most important are:

  • Abrasion resistance
  • Chemically resistance
  • Cryogenically serviceable
  • Easily polished
  • Easily removed by water
  • Easily repairable
  • Electrically insulative
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Mechanical properties
  • Dimensionally stability
  • Optical transmission
  • High temperature resistance
  • Index of refraction
  • Low coefficient of expansion
  • Reworkable
  • Low shrinkage
  • Low stress
  • Shock resistance
  • Non-yellowing
  • Resistance to water
  • Impact Resistance
  • Screen printable
  • Spectral transmittance
  • Peel strength
  • Durability
  • Thermal cycling
  • Shock resistance
  • Thermal conductivity
  • Vibration resistance

Physical Properties of Master Bond Plastic Adhesives

Adhesive manufacturer Master Bond's epoxy adhesives include resistance to:

  • Water
  • Acetone
  • Toluene
  • MEK
  • Mineral Spirits
  • Isopropanol
  • Xylene
  • Bleach
  • Steris
  • Cydex
  • Skydrol
  • Methanol
  • Ethanol
  • Gasoline
  • Butylacetate
  • Potassium Hydroxide
  • 10% Hydrofluoric Acid
  • 96% Sulfuric Acid
  • 10% Nitric Acid
  • 50% Sodium Hydroxide
  • 35% Ammonium Hydroxide

Performance Properties of Master Bond Epoxy Adhesives

Master Bond offers epoxy adhesives for the following substrates:

  • Plastics
  • Metals
  • Rubbers
  • Specialty Substrates
  • Miscellaneous

Plastics that can be Bonded with Master Bond Epoxy Adhesives

Within Master Bond's range of epoxy adhesives, there are grades that can bond plastics such as:

  • ABS
  • Acetal
  • Arcylic
  • ASA
  • Epoxy
  • EVA
  • FEP, PFA
  • Fiberglass
  • Kevlar
  • Peek
  • Phenolic, Polyester Dap
  • PMMA
  • Polyamide (Nylon)
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate (Valox)
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polyester (LCP)
  • Polyester (PBT)
  • Polyester (PET)
  • Polyester, thermoset
  • Polyetherimide (Ultem)
  • Polyethersulfone
  • Polyimide
  • Polypropylene
  • Polystyrene
  • Polyurethane
  • PPO
  • PPS
  • PTFE
  • PVC
  • San

Metals that can be Bonded with Master Bond Epoxy Adhesives

Master Bond produces epoxy adhesives that can be used to bond metals including:

  • Aluminum & Alloys
  • Anodized Aluminum
  • Beryllium
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Cadmium
  • Carbide
  • Cast Iron
  • Chromium
  • Copper & Alloys
  • Galvanized Steel
  • Germanium
  • Gold
  • Incoloy
  • Inconel
  • Kovar
  • Lead
  • Magnesium & Alloys
  • Molybdenum
  • Nickel
  • Nitenol
  • Platinum
  • Silver
  • Solders
  • Steel (Mild & Carbon)
  • Steel (Stainless)
  • Tin
  • Titanium & Alloys
  • Tungsten & Alloys
  • Zinc & Alloys

Rubbers that can be Bonded with Master Bond Epoxy Adhesives

There are also Master Bond epoxy adhesives that can be used to bond rubbers and elastomers such as:

  • Butyl
  • Chloroprene
  • Ethylene Propylene
  • Fluorocarbon
  • Halogenated Butyl
  • Latex
  • Natural
  • Neoprene
  • Nitrile
  • Polyacrylate
  • Polychloroprene
  • Polysioprene
  • Polysulfide
  • Santoprene
  • Silicone
  • Styrene-Butadiene
  • Styrenic TPE

Specialty Substrates that can be Bonded with Master Bond Epoxy Adhesives

Master Bond epoxy adhesives can also be used to bond:

  • Polyolefins, including Polyethylene and Polypropylene among others.

Other Materials that Master Bond Epoxy Adhesives can Bond

Master Bond also manufactures epoxy adhesives that can bond materials such as:

  • Ceramics
  • Gallium
  • Glass

Two Part Epoxy Adhesives, Sealants, Coatings, Potting and Encapsulation Compounds

Master Bond has a solution just for you. We are experts in polymer technology and will work hard to meet your needs. Master Bond offers the widest selection of two component epoxy adhesives, sealants, coatings, and potting & encapsulation compounds. For unique applications, we can redesign an existing product or develop a new composition. Master Bond's compounds have over 30 years of job-proven performance in many critical applications. They are currently employed in industries ranging from aerospace, automotive and electronic to medical, optical, and oil/chemical processing, etc.

Let Master Bond demonstrate what our products can do for you. Master Bond's technology is cutting edge. Master Bond products can be purchased in small to large quantities. They are freshly prepared to ensure maximum shelf life. Master Bond even has replacements for competitors' discontinued products. Special formulations are flame retardant, NASA low outgassing approved, radio opaque, cryogenically serviceable, thermal cycleable, fast curing and machinable. Additionally, USP Class VI approved materials are available for medical use.

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