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ADHESIVE & ADHESION PROMOTER SELECTION GUIDE BY SUBSTRATE



Substrate

Primary Adhesive Recommendation
Primer or Adhesion Promoter
Notes
UHMW
B-45, B482
A-43 if overmolding
B-481, B-4811 for exceptional chemical resistance
DELRIN - ACETAL
B-45, B-482
A-43 for polyurethane or urethane bonding
B-481, B-4811 for exceptional chemical resistance
FLUOROPOLYMERS and TEFLON
B-45TH, B-4811
   
RUBBER
B-45
A-43 (Aflas, RTV, silicone) or C-31 for EPDM to silicone or neoprene rubber
 
POLYETHYLENE
B-45TH, B-482TH, B-4682
  B-536TH for fast cure, HM -502 or 505 with A-43 for Hot Melts
POLYOLEFIN
B-45TH, B-482TH, B-4682
  B-536TH for fast cure, HM -502 or 505 with A-43 for Hot Melts
POLYPROPYLENE
B-45TH, B-482TH, B-4682
  B-536TH for fast cure, HM -502 or 505 with A-43 for Hot Melts
POLYURETHANE
All B-4X line
A-3
 
SILICONE  
A-43
 
THERMOPLASTICS
B-45
A-43 or C-6
A-3 primer for moisture resistance
THERMOSET
B-45
A-43 or C-6
A-3 primer for moisture resistance
URETHANE
ALL B-4X line
A-43 or C-6
A-3 primer for moisture resistance
GLASS
B-45TH, B-536,
B-52
A-3, A-46

B-45TH for ceramic, glass, metal, rubber, concrete, urethane
B -536 for fast cure or glass to acrylic or polyacrylic
B-52 for polycarbonate
A-46 for glass, ceramic, metal

CERAMIC
B-45TH, B-536,
B-52
A-3, A-46
B-45TH for ceramic, glass, metal, rubber, concrete, urethane
B -536 for fast cure or glass to acrylic or polyacrylic
B-52 for polycarbonate
A-46 for glass, ceramic, metal
METAL B-536TH, B-481TH   B-536TH very high tensile strength metal to metal, B-481TH or 536TH for bonding metal to glass or ceramic
WOOD B-45TH, B-482TH, B-536TH, B-481   B-536TH for fast cure, B-481 for sealing and coating 
CONCRETE, CEMENT, STONE, AGGREGATE
All B-4X Line
   

Further Notes:
All of the BONDiTTM products can be produced in various formats, including thixotropic (TH) versions where the ability to apply vertically without sagging is needed, caulking compounds, customized cure rates, etc.

Please call (707) 284-8808 or email reltek@reltekllc.com for assistance in selecting a BONDiTTM product that matches your substrate, production process, strength and harsh environmental requirements.

 

ADHESIVE & ADHESION PROMOTER SELECTION GUIDE BY SUBSTRATE