Plexus® MA560 Methacrylate Adhesive

SKU: PLX 56000

Manufacturer Part #: 56000

⚠️ Limited supply.

Product Highlights

  • Type: Methacrylate (MMA)
  • Brand: Plexus
  • Color: Black, White
  • Adhesive Ratio: 1:1
  • Cartridge Size: 400 ml

Overview of Plexus MA560 Adhesive

Two-part methacrylate adhesive designed for structural bonding of thermoplastic, metal, and composite assemblies. Designed for use on large structures where a very long open time product is needed. Plexus MA560-1 is commonly used for bonding stringers and liners into large fiberglass boats with bond lines up to 1.00 in. (25 mm) thick.

Suitable Substrates:

  • Composites: DCPD, FRP, Gelcoat, Phenolics, Epoxy Based Composites, RIM
  • Coated Metals: Powder coated or E-coated Metals
  • Thermoplastics: ABS/ ABS Blends, Acrylics, PBT, Polycarbonate, Rigid PVC, TPUs
  • Raw Metals: Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Raw Steel, etc., with PC120


  • Color: Black or White
  • Mix Ratio: 1:1
  • Shear Strength: 1,700-2,500 psi (11.7 – 17.2 MPa)
  • Viscosity: Adhesive (A): 145,000-185,000 cP; Activator (B): 170,000-205,000 cP
  • Working Time: 55 to 70 minutes
  • Fixture Time: 220 to 240 minutes
  • Tensile Strength: 2,500 to 3,100 psi (17.2 – 21.3 MPa)
  • Tensile Elongation: > 130 %

Plexus® MA560 is designed for those in need of an adhesive with a very long open time, excellent gap filling capabilities, and a straightforward 1:1 mix ratio. Its high strength and elongation properties ensure durable, flexible bonds suitable for a wide range of industrial applications.

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Type Methacrylate (MMA) Methacrylate (MMA)
Brand Plexus Infinity Bond
Mix Ratio 1:11:1
Work Life 55 – 70 mins50 to 65 minutes
Handling Strength 220 - 240 mins140 to 180 minutes
Color -Resin: Translucent
Activator: Amber
Size 400ml50 ml
400 ml
Shelf Life 12 months12 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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