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Master Bond Unveils EP46HT-1AO, a 2C Thermally Conductive Epoxy for Aerospace & more

Published on 2014-05-26. Author : SpecialChem

Formulated for bonding and sealing applications, Master Bond EP46HT-1AO is widely used in the aerospace, electronic and specialty OEM industries. Unlike most conventional two component epoxies, EP46HT-1AO cures with the addition of heat, which allows it to have a working life exceeding 24 hours. It has a forgiving 100 to 30 mix ratio by weight and bonds well to metals, composites, glass, ceramics and many plastics.

EP46HT-1AO combines thermal conductivity and electrical insulation properties. This dimensionally stable system provides a tensile strength over 7,500 psi, a compressive strength of 26,000 psi and a tensile lap shear strength greater than 1,500 psi at room temperature. EP46HT-1AO also withstands a variety of chemicals including oils, water, acids, bases and solvents.

This unique compound is serviceable over the temperature range of -73°C to +288°C (-100°F to +550°F) and offers a glass transition temperature of 215°C. It should be noted that EP46HT-1AO is relatively exothermic and should not be cured in sections greater than 20-30 thousandths of an inch thick and a bondline thickness is typically 2-7 thousandths of an inch.

This epoxy is available in ½ pint, pint, quart, gallon and 5 gallon container kits. Part A of this system is tan in color and Part B is moderately dark brown. EP46HT-1AO has a 6 month shelf life at ambient temperatures in original, unopened containers.

Master Bond Thermally Stable Adhesives

Master Bond EP46HT-1AO is thermally conductive and electrically insulative for bonding and sealing applications. This high strength, two component epoxy withstands temperatures up to +550°F.

About Master Bond

Master Bond Inc. formulates the highest quality products and offers unmatched technical advice and customer support. Its product line consists of advanced adhesives, sealants, coatings, potting/encapsulation compounds and impregnation resins. Each compound is designed to meet specific application needs and requirements. Master Bond manufactures over 3,000 grades of specially designed formulations. The company offers replacements for competitors' discontinued products.

Source: Master Bond


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