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3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Instant Adhesive CA7

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  • Bonds to a number of substrates, including metals
  • Reaches handling strength in under 30 seconds
  • Intended for bonding, gluing, adhering, joining, attaching, assembling, encapsulating
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Adhesive Type
Instant Adhesive
Applications
Gasket Assembly, Impact resistant, Mounting and Trim Attachment, Small Joint Assembly, Structural Bonding
Brand
Scotch-Weld™
Design Challenges
Impact & Shock Absorption
Full Cure
24 Hours @ 72 F (22 C)
Indoor/Outdoor
Both
Industries
Construction, Consumer Goods, Electronics, General Industrial, Medical, Metalworking, Military and Government, MRO, Signage, Specialty Vehicle, Transportation, Woodworking
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
82 Degree Celsius
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
180 Degree Fahrenheit
Net Weight (Imperial)
1 lb., 1 Ounce
Physical Form
Liquid
Position
Best
Product Form
Bottle
Product Type
Instant Adhesive
Set Time
1 Minute
Shear Strength at 72 Degrees F (22 Degrees C)
2500 Pound-Force Per Square Inch
Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)
9
Specific Gravity
1.05
Storage Temperature
72 F (22 C)
Substrate
Ceramic, Elastomers, EPDM Rubber, Fabric, Felt, Cork & Fibrous Glass, Flexible Foam (Latex, Urethane), Foam and Cloth (Urethane, Fabrics), Glass, HSE Plastics and Glass, Metal, Metal (Painted), Metal (Unpainted), Paint, Paints (Powder Coat, Painted Metal, Composite Panel), Paper & Cardboard, Plastics (ABS, PVC, Acrylic), Plastics (Flexible Vinyl), Plastics (High Performance Nylon), Plastics (Polyolefins and Thermoplastic Elastomers), Plastics: HSE, MSE (ABS, Acrylic, Polycaronate, Nylon), Plastics: LSE (Polypropylene, Polyethylene), Rigid Foam (Beadboard Styrene), Rigid Foam (Urethane), Rubber (Except EPDM), Smooth, Stone, Vinyl Plasticized, Wood
Substrate 1
Cork & Fibrous Glass, EPDM Rubber, Fabric, Felt, Flexible Foam (Latex, Urethane), Glass, Metal, Paper & Cardboard, Plastics (ABS, PVC, Acrylic), Plastics (Flexible Vinyl), Plastics (High Performance Nylon), Plastics (Polyolefins and Thermoplastic Elastomers), Plastics, Easy-to-Use (HSE), Rigid Foam (Beadboard Styrene), Rigid Foam (Urethane), Rubber (Except EPDM), Smooth, Wood
Substrate 2
Ceramic, Cork & Fibrous Glass, Elastomers, EPDM Rubber, Fabric, Felt, Flexible Foam (Latex, Urethane), Foam and Cloth (Urethane, Fabrics), Glass, HSE Plastics and Glass, Metal, Metal (Painted), Metal (Unpainted), Paint, Paints (Powder Coat, Painted Metal, Composite Panel), Paper & Cardboard, Plastics (ABS, PVC, Acrylic), Plastics (Flexible Vinyl), Plastics (High Performance Nylon), Plastics (Polyolefins and Thermoplastic Elastomers), Plastics: HSE, MSE (ABS, Acrylic, Polycaronate, Nylon), Plastics: LSE (Polypropylene, Polyethylene), Rigid Foam (Beadboard Styrene), Rigid Foam (Urethane), Rubber (EPDM, TPV), Rubber (Except EPDM), Smooth, Stone, Vinyl Plasticized, Wood
Units per Case
1, 12
Viscosity
Self-Leveling
Viscosity Range (cps) at Room Temperature
15-40
Work Time
1-30 Seconds
Details
  • Bonds to a number of substrates, including metals
  • Reaches handling strength in under 30 seconds

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Instant Adhesive CA7 is a low viscosity, instant adhesive. Once applied, the glue has fast handling time and cure to keep jobs moving quickly.

Our 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Instant Adhesive CA7 is an excellent metal bonder, with a faster cure speed than traditional instant adhesives. This cyanoacrylate adhesive is dispensed from a flexible container; pinch a precise drop or squeeze for a steady bead. Once applied, our 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Instant Adhesive CA7 typically reaches handling strength in under 30 seconds, with a full cure achieved in 24 hours. This keeps jobs moving quickly and may help improve workplace productivity. Once a full cure is achieved, the glue achieves a strong, durable, and lasting bond, with overlap shear strength over 2,000 psi. Instant adhesives are cyanoacrylate based formulas that are strong, fast-acting glues used in industrial and household applications. In general, they are an acrylic resin that rapidly polymerizes in the presence of moisture, forming long, strong chains, joining the bonded surfaces together. Cyanoacrylate adhesives should be applied thinly, with pressure put on the bond for a few seconds, to ensure that the reaction proceeds rapidly and a strong bond is formed within a reasonable time.

Suggested Applications

  • Intended for bonding, gluing, adhering, joining, attaching, assembling, encapsulating
  • Ideal alternative for riveting or welding, bolt setting, frame building, rivet free assembly
  • Designed for general industrial, sporting goods, solar energy, wind energy, Composites, electronics, military, transportation, and aerospace applications
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