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3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film AF 147

Part Number AF 1473M Product Number AF 1473M ID 62318253010
  • Outstanding performance in metal to metal and metal to honeycomb strength over a temperature range of -67 to 300°F (-55 to 149°C)
  • Thermosetting, modified epoxy film adhesive designed for bonding of honeycomb and metal-to-metal components
  • Controlled tack to allow easy positioning during layup operations
  • Contains no metallic fillers, thereby offering weight savings and radar transparency
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Specifications
Attribute Name
Value
Adhesive Type
Epoxy
Application
Metal Bonding, Structural Bonding
Brand
Scotch-Weld™
Capabilities
Aircraft Maintenance & Production Efficiency
Color
Gray
Cure Rate
1 Hour
Cure Temperature
350 Degree Fahrenheit
Nominal Weight
0.11 lb/ft²
Storage Environment
Freezer Storage
Product Details
  • Outstanding performance in metal to metal and metal to honeycomb strength over a temperature range of -67 to 300°F (-55 to 149°C)
  • Thermosetting, modified epoxy film adhesive designed for bonding of honeycomb and metal-to-metal components
  • Controlled tack to allow easy positioning during layup operations
  • Contains no metallic fillers, thereby offering weight savings and radar transparency

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film AF 147 is a thermosetting, modified epoxy film adhesive designed for bonding of honeycomb and metal-to-metal components where high strengths at 300°F (149°C) are required. Scotch-Weld AF 147 is a higher metal-to-metal peel version of 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film AF 143.

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3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film AF 147 is a thermosetting, modified epoxy film adhesive designed for bonding of honeycomb and metal to metal components where high strengths at 300°F (149°C) are required. It offers outstanding performance in a temperature range of -67 to 300°F (-55 to 149°C). Scotch-Weld AF 147 is a higher metal to metal peel version of 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film AF 143.

The following 3M primers are compatible with AF 147:

  • 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Primer EC-3917
  • 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Primer EW-5000

What is Structural Adhesive Film?
The fewer rivets you have in your aircraft the better. Structural adhesive films enable the designer to get more innovative with their parts, and reduce the overall number of rivets required on your structure. This thermosetting modified epoxy in film form can be used for bonding a wide variety of substrates, including metal, honeycomb and composite. Structural Adhesive Films come in a variety of weights and thicknesses, minimizing the weight while maintaining the structural integrity.

The films are available in supported versions, which are typically used for monolithic bonding or honeycomb sandwich. They are also available in unsupported form for reticulation onto honeycomb. These films can be cured from temperatures as low as 180°F to as high as 350°F. Because these films are less messy and don’t required mixing, they offer efficiencies in the design process. They are easier to use than typical paste adhesives.

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Adhesive bonding enables a more lightweight structure because it allows you to use more lightweight composite, as opposed to the metallic materials that were used in previous designs. Structural adhesive films are employed anywhere you are trying to bond metal to composite. This offers good erosion performance while minimizing weight.

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3M is proud to partner with organizations across the spectrum of Automotive OEM and related industries. Creating efficiencies, reducing process times and lowering weight is how we execute our never-ending mission to offer best-in-class adhesives, sealants and other products that effectively reduce costs on multiple fronts. Professionals across the industry know the cost-saving advantages of 3M™. Our brand is widely recognized for the highest standards of quality and performance and adds value to the final results. By engineering reliability, longevity and performance into all of our products, we have a history of saving money by reducing waste, rework and time.

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