3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Plastic Adhesive DP8010

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KEY SUBSTRATES: Joins a variety of low surface energy plastics, including many grades of Polypropylene, Polyethylene, and TPOs without special surface preparation

RECOMMENDED APPLICATIONS: Creates long-lasting bonds across the electronics, transportation, and construction industries

EXTREMELY STRONG: Can replace mechanical fasteners, screws, rivets, and spot welds in many applications

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  • KEY SUBSTRATES: Joins a variety of low surface energy plastics, including many grades of Polypropylene, Polyethylene, and TPOs without special surface preparation
  • RECOMMENDED APPLICATIONS: Creates long-lasting bonds across the electronics, transportation, and construction industries
  • EXTREMELY STRONG: Can replace mechanical fasteners, screws, rivets, and spot welds in many applications
  • LESS PREP TIME: Made to function with little to no surface preparation
  • AMPLE OPPORTUNITY FOR REPOSITIONING: Offers up to 10 minutes for project readjustment
  • FULL CURE TIME: Fully cured in 48 hours at 73 °F (23 °C)

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.

 

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Plastic Adhesive DP8010 Blue
Available in a range of sizes to meet application requirements

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.

Recommended Applications

  • Joining plastics to metals, such as in the manufacture or repair of appliances
  • Bonding low surface energy plastics without priming
  • Impact resistance composite bonding
  • Manufacture or repair of various sporting goods equipment
  • Low surface energy plastics such as polypropylene, polyethylene and thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs)

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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