Plexus® MA420 Alternatives
MA420 is a two-part methacrylate adhesive designed for structural bonding of thermoplastic, metal, and composite assemblies. Combined at a 10:1 ratio, AO420 is a rapid-curing system. Plexus AO420 is the standard choice for composite bonding applications in the transportation industry because it requires virtually no surface preparation. In addition, this product provides a unique combination of excellent fatigue endurance, outstanding impact resistance, and superior toughness.
Plexus® MA420 is also known as Plexus® AO420.
Top 3 Alternatives for Plexus® MA420
Based on testing, customer feedback, and sales volume, these are the most popular replacements for Plexus® MA420.
#1 Alternative to Plexus® MA420
MMA 420 Toughened Impact Resistant MMA Adhesive - 5 Minute Open Time
Methacrylate (MMA) from Infinity Bond
MMA 420 is a two part methacrylate, flexibilized, structural bonding adhesive designed for the structural bonding of various substrates, including fiberglass, steel, aluminum, and various plastics (not low energy surfaces).
#2 Alternative to Plexus® MA420
3M DP8405NS Structural Acrylic Adhesive
Acrylic Adhesive from 3M
DP8405NS is a non-sag, toughed, two-part acrylic adhesive. This toughened product provides improved adhesion to many plastics and metals, including those with slightly oily surfaces. It is a durable product that features a fast rate of strength build to provide structural strength in just minutes.
#3 Alternative to Plexus® MA420
ASI MP 55420 High Performance Methacrylate MMA Adhesive
Methacrylate (MMA) from Adhesive Systems, Inc.
MP55420 is a high performance two part methacrylate adhesive engineered to bond a wide range of plastics, metals, and composite assemblies. It offers outstanding bond strength, is extremely durable, with excellent impact and weathering properties.
Compare Plexus® MA420 Alternatives
These 4 products share similar properties and features. They are often used for the same applications.
|Type||Methacrylate (MMA)||Methacrylate (MMA)||Acrylic Adhesive||Methacrylate (MMA)|
|Brand||Plexus||Infinity Bond||3M||Adhesive Systems, Inc.|
|Work Life||4 - 6 minutes||3 - 7 minutes||4 - 6 minutes||4 - 6 minutes|
|Handling Strength||18 - 22 minutes||10 - 15 minutes||14 - 16 minutes||15 - 20 minutes|
|Shelf Life||10 months||12 months||24 months||6 months|
These values are approximate. Manufacturers often use different parameters for determining adhesive properties. Refer to manufacturer data sheets for detailed specifications. If you have questions, don't hesitate to contact us.
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