Plexus MA550 Methacrylate Adhesive

Plexus® MA550 Alternatives

Plexus MA550 is a two-part methacrylate adhesive designed for structural bonding of thermoplastic, metal, and composite assemblies. Combined at a 10:1 ratio, MA550 has a working time of 40 to 50 minutes and achieves approximately 75 percent of its ultimate strength in 70 to 75 minutes at 74˚F (23˚C). Plexus MA550 is the standard for secondary bonding applications in the marine 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. This adhesive is bright white and UV stable. Plexus MA550 is supplied in ready-to-use 490 ml cartridges, 5 gallon (20 liter) pails or 50 gallon (200 liter) drums to be dispensed as a non-sagging gel.

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Plexus MA550 Methacrylate Adhesive
Plexus® MA550 Methacrylate Adhesive
490 mL cartridge of Infinity Bond MMA 550 White
Infinity Bond MMA 550 White Marine Adhesive
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Price $$$$ $$$$
Type Methacrylate (MMA) Methacrylate (MMA)
Brand Plexus Infinity Bond
Mix Ratio 10:110:1
Work Life 40-50 minutes40-60 minutes
Handling Strength 70-75 minutes120-150 minutes
Color WhiteWhite
Size 490 mL Cartridges
5 Gallon Pails
50 Gallon Drums
490 mL Cartridges
5 Gallon Pails
50 Gallon Drums
Shelf Life -12 months

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