Plexus MA830 adhesive in single 490 ml dual cartridge

Plexus® MA830 Alternatives

Plexus MA830 is a two-component methacrylate adhesive tailored for the structural bonding of metals, which requires no primers. It also excels in adhering thermoplastic and composite assemblies, often eliminating the need for surface preparation.

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These 2 products share similar properties and features. They are often used for the same applications.

Plexus MA830 adhesive in single 490 ml dual cartridge
Plexus® MA830 Methacrylate Adhesive
Single 490 ml cartridge of Infinity Bond MMA 830
MMA 830 Impact Resistant Methacrylate Adhesive - 5 Minute Open Time
Price $$$$$ $$$$$
Type Methacrylate (MMA) Methacrylate (MMA)
Brand Plexus Infinity Bond
Mix Ratio 10:110:1
Work Life 4-6 minutes4 - 6 minutes
Handling Strength 15-25 minutes12 - 15 minutes
Color GrayGray
Size 490 mL Cartridges
5 Gallon Pails
50 Gallon Drums
490 mL Cartridges
5 Gallon Pails
50 Gallon Drums
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Key Benefits of Plexus MA830

  • Rapid Curing Time: Achieves workability within 4 to 6 minutes.
  • Primerless Bonding: Effectively adheres to many metals, most thermoplastics, and composites without primers.
  • Superior Physical Properties: Offers exceptional strength and elongation, making it suitable for bonding dissimilar materials.
  • Durability: Exhibits excellent fatigue, impact resistance, and toughness.
  • Environmental Resilience: Highly resistant to salt spray and other environmental factors.

Common Applications for MA830

Raw Metals: Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Raw Steel, etc.

Coated Metals: Powder-coated or E-coated Metals

Thermoplastics: ABS/ABS Blends, Acrylics, PBT, Polycarbonate, Rigid PVC, TPU

Composites: DCPD, FRP, Gelcoat, Phenolics, Epoxy Based Composites, RIM

Technical Specifications

Mix Ratio10:1
Shear Strength2,000-2,800 psi (13.8 – 19.3 MPa)
Adhesive Viscosity80,000-120,000 cP
Activator Viscosity35,000-80,000 cP
Working TimeMin: 4 minutes, Max: 6 minutes
Fixture TimeMin: 15 minutes, Max: 25 minutes
Tensile StrengthMin: 3,200 psi (22.0 MPa), Max: 3,800 psi (26.2 MPa)
Tensile ElongationMin: 30%, Max: 60%

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