3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Plastic Adhesive 8010 is a two-part acrylic adhesive specially formulated to bond many low surface energy (LSE) plastics, including many grades of polypropylene, polyethylene, and thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs). This adhesive has a medium viscosity for controlled dispensing and spreads easily, creating structural bonds without the need for special surface treatments like chemical etching, plasma, flame, corona treatment, or priming. It offers a mix ratio of 10:1 and provides 8 minutes of working time, reaching handling strength in approximately 1 hour and fully curing in 24 hours at 73 °F (23 °C). 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Plastic Adhesive 8010 is available in a Duo-Pak (DP); when using this adhesive, or other Duo-Pak options, rely on 3M Applicators for convenient and accurate metering, mixing, and dispensing.
When using a Duo-Pak (DP) size adhesive, rely on 3M dispensing equipment for convenient and accurate metering, mixing and dispensing.
Creates a Strong Bond on Low Surface Energy Plastics
Structural bonds can be achieved without special surface treatments such as chemical etching, plasma, flame, or corona treatment or priming. Simply wipe the surfaces with isopropanol to remove mold release agents, dust dirt, etc. 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Plastic Adhesive DP8010 Blue also bonds metals, ceramics, and wood and most other plastics. It is slightly flexible when cured. We also formulate this adhesive with 8 mil spacer beads for bond line spacing.
Our 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Acrylic Adhesive DP8010 starts with medium viscosity for controlled dispensing and spreads to sufficiently wet out the surface. The mix ratio is 10:1 and provides a 10 minute work life. The adhesive reaches handling strength in approximately 1 hour and is fully cured in 8-24 hours (at 72° F /22° C).
Easy Adhesion with Acrylic
Acrylic adhesives are two-part adhesives that provide excellent bond strength and durability. Often referred to as epoxy adhesives or epoxy glue, acrylics actually belong to a separate chemical family with their own unique characteristics. This very unique adhesive bonds LSE plastics without priming or other surface treatments.
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