A wide range of one and two component epoxy adhesive systems have been developed by Master Bond Inc. for applications requiring high tensile strength properties. These diverse formulations offer outstanding performance even upon exposure to hostile environmental conditions. They have versatile cure schedules and are designed for convenient, easy application.
Special Features of High Tensile Strength Epoxy Adhesives
Specific grades offer:
• Snap cures
• High Tg
• Optical clarity
• Thermal and electrical conductivity
• Low outgassing
• USP Class VI certification
Master Bond EP15 High Tensile Strength Adhesive
Master Bond EP15 produces high-strength bonds across a wide variety of applications. It is primarily used for testing the adhesion or cohesive strength of flame sprayed coatings, which is detailed in the ASTM C633 specification. This one component epoxy bonds particularly well to metals and ceramics, along with many similar and dissimilar substrates.
Featuring a tensile strength exceeding 12,000 psi at room temperature, this 100% reactive system offers superior dimensional stability with minimal shrinkage upon cure. It is serviceable from -60° F to 250° F. EP15 has excellent chemical resistance properties and withstands thermal cycling.
As a one part system, EP15 features an unlimited working life and does not require any mixing prior to use. This system offers good flow properties with a viscosity of 40,000-65,000 cps and can be easily applied with a brush, paint roller or spatula. It cures quickly in 60-90 minutes at 300-350° F. The parts to be bonded should then be clamped together with just enough pressure to maintain intimate contact during cure.
The standard color for this epoxy is tan and it is available in many sizes, including ½ pint, pint, quart, gallon, and 5 gallon containers. Master Bond EP15 has a minimum shelf life of 3 months when stored in original, opened containers.
Cutting Edge Formulations
Our product line consists of advanced epoxies, silicones, polyurethanes, polysulfides, UV/LED cures and other specialty systems. Each compound is designed to meet specific application requirements. Our environmentally friendly systems are available in convenient packaging from small to large sizes.
Outstanding Technical Support
With years of experience in technical support, our team will be able to assess your application and recommend the most suitable polymer system to meet your specifications. We will continue to guide you throughout the design, prototype and manufacturing process. Master Bond offers replacements for discontinued products.
Latest Technological Advancements
As a worldwide manufacturer of polymer compounds, Master Bond is continuously working with universities and R&D labs to improve product performance. Our products are designed to maximize productivity, reduce waste, save energy and for dependable, long-term durability.
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