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July 16, 2015
3M has released next-generation structural acrylic adhesives that offer a faster cure time and expand process work time up to 25 minutes. Scotch-Weld Acrylic Adhesive DP8425NS and Scotch-Weld Low Odor Acrylic Adhesive DP8825NS, according to the company, encourage design and manufacturing professionals to improve their processes and create projects that might be difficult with mechanical fasteners.
These adhesives have an 18-month shelf life and a higher impact of resistance than most conventional adhesives, a press release states. They are available in a low odor an non-flammable formula.
“At 3M, we develop products that allow manufacturing engineers and design professionals to construct in ways that were never before possible,” said Mark DeLaForest, 3M marketing manager, Structural Adhesives. “With the expanded process time and improved performance of 3M Next Generation Acrylic Adhesives, we want to encourage those in the industry to produce beyond the limits of prior constraints.”
For more information, visit 3M.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.