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3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film, AF 163-2K, .060wt, 36 in x 50 yd

3M ID 7000000790
  • Non-volatile
  • Thermosetting
  • High bond strength, high fracture toughness and high peel strength
  • Excellent resistance to moisture before and after curing
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Specifications
Adhesive Type
Epoxy
Applications
Bonding, Structural Bonding
Brand
Scotch-Weld™
Colour Family
Red
Cure Rate
90 Minutes
Curing Temperature (Celsius)
121 °C
Curing Temperature (Fahrenheit)
250 °F
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
121 °C
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
250 °F
Minimum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
-67 °F
National Stock Number
8040012942625, 8040013253009
Nominal Adhesive Thickness (Imperial)
9.5 mil
Nominal Adhesive Thickness (Metric)
0.241 mm
Nominal Weight (Imperial)
0.06 lb/ft²
Overall Length (Imperial)
50 yd
Overall Length (Metric)
45.7 m
Overall Width (Imperial)
36 in
Overall Width (Metric)
0.9 m
Product Colour
Red
Size (Imperial)
36 in x 50 yd
Size (Metric)
0.9 m x 45.7 m
Storage Environment
Freezer Storage
Substrate
Composite, Metal
Details
  • Non-volatile
  • Thermosetting
  • High bond strength, high fracture toughness and high peel strength
  • Excellent resistance to moisture before and after curing
  • Short cure time of 90 minutes at 225°F / 107°C
  • Superb shop out time and long shelf life
  • K version stands for knit scrim
  • Structural bonding of metals
  • Epoxy-graphite composites
  • Honeycomb sandwich constructions

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film AF163-2K is a thermosetting, modified-epoxy, structural adhesive film designed for bonding of solid panels and honeycomb sandwich constructions.

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film AF163-2K is a structural adhesive film which features high bond strength from -67°F to 250°F / 19°C to 121°C, high fracture toughness and high peel strength. It has excellent resistance to high moisture environments before and after curing, with just a short cure time at 225°F / 107°C of 90 minutes. It is capable of low-pressure bonding and vacuum curing. It is x-ray opaque which allows use of x-ray non-destructive inspection (NDI) methods. It has excellent shop open time and a long shelf life.