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3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Epoxy Adhesive 1838 Tan Part A, 5 Gallon, 1 per case

3M ID  62175285352    UPC#  00021200226038    Part Number  1838    3M Product Number  1838     
3M(TM) Scotch-Weld(TM) Epoxy Adhesive 1838 Part A
3M(TM) Scotch-Weld(TM) Epoxy Adhesive 1838 Part A
3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Epoxy Adhesive 1838 is a rigid, two-part epoxy adhesive. 5:6 mix ratio, 60 minute work life and handling strength in approximately 8 hours. This product is the Accelerator (A) part for a B/A system.
  • 60 minute worklife
  • High viscosity
  • Rigid bonds
  • General industrial, sporting goods, solar energy, wind energy, composites, electronics, military, transportation and aerospace
  • Bonding, gluing, joining, attaching, assembling, encapsulating, potting and sealing.
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3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Epoxy Adhesive 1838 adhesive that cures at room temperature. Bonds metals, wood, reinforced plastics and masonry.


Adhesive TypeEpoxy
ApplicationsHard Disk Drive Component Assembly
Consumer LabelNo
Container Volume5 Gallon
Full Cure7 Days @ 72 F (22 C)
Hardness80-85 Shore D
IndustriesTransportation, Specialty Vehicle, Construction, Military & Government, General Industrial, Electronics, Consumer Goods
Mix Ratio Volume Base:Accelerator5 : 6
Peel Strength at 72 Degrees F (22 Degrees C)4 lb/in
Physical FormPaste
Product FormGallon
Shear Strength at 72 Degrees F (22 Degrees C)2000 Pound-Force Per Square Inch
Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)24
Specific Gravity0.95
Storage Temperature72 Degree Fahrenheit
Substrate 1Metal, Glass & Ceramics, Wood & Hardboard
Substrate 2Metal, Glass & Ceramics, Wood & Hardboard
Time to Handling Strength8 Hour
TypeEpoxy Adhesive
Viscosity Range (cps) at Room Temperature100,000-600,000
Worklife60 minutes @ 72 F (22 C)