Flexible Adhesive suits assemblies subject to stress.

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With tensile elongation of 130-140%, Flex Welder(TM) structural methacrylate adhesive fills gaps up to 3/8 in. and bonds plastics, composites, and metals in applications involving flexing, shock, or vibration. Room-temperature-cure adhesive provides load-bearing bonds that withstand impact, weathering, humidity, and temperature variations up to 250°F. With mixed viscosity of 70,000 cps, thixotropic gel will not run, drip, or sag on vertical or inverted surfaces.



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Structural Adhesive Offers Exceptional Flexibility and Toughness



DANVERS, MA - Ideal for assemblies subject to stress, Flex Welder(TM) high-performance adhesive from Devcon has been reformulated for increased toughness and even greater flexibility. Offering superior tensile elongation (130-140%), this structural methacrylate adhesive fills gaps up to 3/8" and bonds plastics, composites, and metals in applications involving flexing, shock, or vibration. Flex Welder requires minimal surface preparation and cures rapidly at room temperature to load-bearing bonds that withstand impact, weathering, humidity, and wide variations in temperature up to 250°F.

Flex Welder has a working time of 8-10 minutes and is recommended especially for bonding nylon and its alloys, modified polyesters, epoxy composites, standard plastics, and other flexible or semi-flexible substrates. Mixed as dispensed (in a 1:1 ratio) with manual or pneumatic dispensing guns, Flex Welder is a thixotropic gel (70,000 cps mixed viscosity) which will not run, drip, or sag on vertical or inverted surfaces. With a functional cure time of 4 hours or less, it can be sanded and painted within 1 hour of application.

Environmentally friendly, Flex Welder has very low VOC emissions and is fully recyclable. It is available in both a 47-ml cartridge and a 10-gallon kit.

For more information, contact David Bongiorni, Market Development Manager, Devcon, 30 Endicott Street, Danvers, MA 01923, Toll-Free: 1-800-933-8266, TEL: (978) 777-1100, FAX: (978) 774-0516, www.devcon.com.

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