Specialty formulated Master Bond epoxy adhesives, sealants and coatings are designed to provide exceptional resistance to various alcohols. These solvent-free compounds exhibit high bond strength, easy application and provide reliable, cost-effective solutions for many critical requirements.
Master Bond’s alcohol-resistant solutions serve a variety of functions in automotive and chemical processing applications. Specific formulations are applied as adhesives and sealants for chemical piping and as coatings and liners for chemical storage tanks.
High-Performance Alcohol Resistant Epoxy Systems
Master Bond’s alcohol-resistant adhesives provide outstanding resistance to many chemicals and alcohols. Grades are available that feature resistance to selected alcohols such as:
- Isopropyl alcohol
Alcohol-Resistant Adhesives with Easy Application and Curing
Master Bond alcohol-resistant compounds cure at ambient and elevated temperatures or upon exposure to UV light. These UV cures can cure in as little as 30-60 seconds. Master Bond’s products provide excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates, including metals, glass, ceramics, rubbers, and most plastics. In addition, low viscosity grades can fill cavities even for complex assemblies.
Properties of Alcohol-Resistant Systems
Master Bond custom formulates products that exhibit special properties required for unique applications. Certain grades offer:
- Low shrinkage
- Electrical insulation
- High tensile and compressive strength
- Serviceability over a wide temperature range
- Low viscosity
- High flexibility
- Electrical conductivity
- Corrosion resistance
- USP Class VI specifications for biocompatibility
- Gap filling properties
Below are some of the many potential applications of Master Bond alcohol-resistant systems.
- Food processing plants
- Bonding and sealing in holding/stage tanks
- External/internal pipe line protection
- Power generation components
- Motor assemblies
- Field equipment
- For components in constant exposure to fuel
- Industrial equipment assembly
- Fuel pumps
- Ball mill sumps
- Machinery casings
Popular Alcohol-Resistant Adhesives
Some of the popular alcohol-resistant adhesives include:
EP62-1 is a two part, high-performance epoxy resin system that exhibits long pot life at ambient temperatures and cures at moderately elevated temperatures. High thermal stability and exceptional chemical resistant properties.
EP41S-1 is an easily processable, two part epoxy with excellent chemical resistance, particularly to solvents. Available in black.
UV18MED is a one component, high strength, flexible UV curable resin compound with outstanding chemical and water resistance for high-performance bonding, sealing, and coating applications.
We offer a wide array of packaging options to speed productivity, minimize waste and save energy, including:
- Quantities from grams to gallons
- Cans, bottles and jars
- Cartridges for manual and pneumatic guns
- Premixed and frozen syringes
- Bipaks for field service kits
High Reliability and Performance
Master Bond alcohol-resistant adhesives, sealants, coating, potting and encapsulation materials are designed to offer superior quality and long-term durability. They have earned a well-deserved reputation for their performance upon exposure to hostile environmental conditions including many methods of sterilization. Select from a wide range of one and two component systems conveniently packaged for ease of use. These compounds are available for use in different viscosities, cure times, chemical resistance, electrical properties, colors, etc. to best meet specific requirements.
This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Master Bond Inc.
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