Low Thermal Expansion Epoxy passes NASA low outgassing tests.

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Formulated with blend of polymeric and inorganic materials, 100% reactive EP30LTE-LO is used for bonding, sealing, casting, and coating applications. This 2-component epoxy exhibits dimensional stability and is serviceable over -60 to +250°F range. CTE is 12x10-6 in./in./°C, and shrinkage rate is less than 0.0002 in./in. Producing bonds with tensile strength over 5,000 psi, electrically insulative product bonds to metals, glass, ceramics, wood, vulcanized rubbers, and plastics.



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Low Thermal Expansion Epoxy Passes NASA Low Outgassing Tests



HACKENSACK, NJ - Formulated with a special blend of polymeric and inorganic materials, Master Bond EP30LTE-LO features unparalleled dimensional stability and sets new standards of performance for bonding, sealing, casting and coating applications in the aerospace, electrical, electronic, chemical, optical, and computer industries. This two component epoxy combines outstanding performance with a very low thermal expansion coefficient, a significant breakthrough from the high thermal expansion that is typical of most epoxy compounds.

Serviceable over the wide temperature range of -60°F to 250°F, EP30LTE-LO cures at room temperature with 85% of its maximum strength developed within 48 hours. Faster cures are possible at elevated temperatures. This 100% reactive epoxy features an exceptionally low coefficient of thermal expansion of 12x10-6 in/in/°C and a low shrinkage rate of less than 0.0002 in/in. It bonds well to metals, glass, ceramics, wood, vulcanized rubbers and most plastics, and produces bonds with a tensile strength over 5,000 psi.

This electrically insulative system resists thermal cycling and chemicals including water, fuels, and many acids, bases, salts and organic solvents. It has a long working life of up to 60 minutes for a 200 gram mass.

EP30LTE-LO has a 10 to 1 mix ratio by weight and can be easily applied with a spatula, knife, trowel, brush or paint roller. It can also be readily cast as thick as 1 inch without undue exotherm developing. EP30LTE-LO is available in half-pint, pint, quart, gallon and 5 gallon container kits.

Master Bond Low Outgassing Epoxy Systems
Master Bond's low outgassing epoxy, EP30LTE-LO, features a low thermal expansion coefficient with solid electrical insulation properties. Read more about Master Bond's low outgassing epoxies at www.masterbond.com/lp/tabs/tp_pp_lowoutgas.html or contact Technical Support by phone at +1-201-343-8983, by fax at +1-201-343-2132 or by e-mail at techinfo@masterbond.com.

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James Brenner, Marketing Manager
Email: jbrenner@masterbond.com
Tel: 201-343-8983
Fax: 201-343-2132
MASTER BOND INC.
154 Hobart Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601-3922
Web: www.masterbond.com

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