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3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3797 TC Off-white, 5/8 in x 2 in, 11 lb per case

3M ID  62379798309    UPC#  00021200825934    3M Product Number  3797     
3M (TM) Scotch-Weld (TM) Hot Melt Adhesive 3797 TC
3M (TM) Scotch-Weld (TM) Hot Melt Adhesive 3797 TC
3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Hot Melt Applicator Pneumatic PG II LT
3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Hot Melt Bonding Systems
Our 3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3797 is a temperature resistant, low viscosity adhesive which flows easily into small areas for effective coverage and protection, ideal for electrical potting. This 100% solids thermoplastic adhesive also provides a quick 30-second open bead time for potting even at depth. It is best used with our 3M™ Hot Melt Applicator PG II – excellent for high volume operations.
  • Hot melt adhesive ideal for potting of electrical and electronic components
  • Low viscosity provides high flow rates for excellent coverage
  • Ball and ring tested – adhesive exhibits good temperature resistance after application
  • 30 second bead open time makes for effective potting at depth
  • For use with 3M™ Hot Melt Applicator PG II, allowing for fast-paced production
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3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3797
Off-white adhesive reaches bond strength in seconds
A Hot Melt Adhesive Ideal for Electrical Potting
Ideal as an electrical potting adhesive and for other applications involving electrical and electronic components, our 3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3797 is a 100% solids thermoplastic low melt adhesive that combines low viscosity with high temperature resistance. This makes it ideal for applications where protection and long-term stability are critical. This hot melt adhesive is formulated to flow easily and smoothly into small areas such as those on printed circuit boards and for quick set times — about 30 seconds of open time for effective deep potting and for added efficiency in high-volume jobs.

Recommended Applications
  • Electrical potting even at great depth
  • Securing wires to resist strain and breakage
  • Bundling wires for convenient handling
  • Rigidizing components on printed circuit boards to add stability during assembly, shipping and end use
  • Terminating coils
  • Cable strain relief
Application with easy-to-use 3M portable applicator
Engineered for efficient application with easy-to-use 3M portable applicator
Efficiency for High Volume Application
We manufacture 3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3797 in PG sizes for use with the 3M™ Hot Melt Applicator PG II, a high-output pneumatic applicator that lets you apply up to 7.5 lbs. of adhesive per hour. This applicator combines with the fast adhesive open time for maximum efficiency in high-volume operations.

About Hot Melt Adhesives
Hot melt adhesives/hot-glue sticks have a relatively hot melting point that ranges between approximately 250-380°F/121°C, depending on the formulation, and are applied with hot-melt applicators, commonly referred to as hot-glue guns. Hot-melt glues provide a nearly instant bond between many plastics, paper and wood, but when the bond is reheated, some varieties will soften, allowing the bonded surfaces to be separated. The quick-stick nature of hot-melt adhesives speeds up operations in packaging and production.

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 Adhesive Type‎‎ Polypropylene
 Application Method‎‎ Spray,‎ Handheld Process
 Brand‎‎ 3M
 Color‎‎ Off-White
 Consumer Label‎‎ No
 Heat Resistance‎‎ 170 Degree Fahrenheit
 Industries‎‎ Automotive,‎ Construction,‎ Furniture,‎ Signage,‎ Consumer Goods,‎ Specialty Vehicle,‎ Transportation,‎ General Industrial,‎ Military & Government,‎ Retail,‎ Electronics,‎ Woodworking,‎ Packaging
 Length‎‎ 2 Inch
 Length (Metric)‎‎ 0.05 m
 Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)‎‎ 170 Degree Fahrenheit
 Net Weight‎‎ 11 Pound
 Open Time‎‎ 30 Second
 Product Form‎‎ Pound
 Size‎‎ TC
 Solids Weight Percent (Approximate)‎‎ 100 Percent
 Substrate 1‎‎ Plastic, Easy-to-Bond (HSE)
 Substrate 2‎‎ Plastic, Easy-to-Bond (HSE)
 Substrates‎‎ Plastic, Easy-to-Bond (HSE)
 Width‎‎ 0.62 Inch
 Width (Metric)‎‎ 15.9 mm