H.B. Fuller 48173/58173

H.B. Fuller 48173/58173 is an extra-fast setting, two-component, room temperature-curing epoxy adhesive. This system will cure at as low as -18°C (0°F). It has a convenient mix ratio, excellent cohesive strength, and bonds to most substrates, including concrete, ceramics, metals, carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, plastics, epoxy, stone, wood, glass, china, and leather. It is recommended for fast patching, fixturing, and other repairs requiring quick handling strength. Two slower-setting versions of this system are also available, which include 58185, which sets in approximately 10 minutes, and 58269, which sets in approximately 20 minutes. This extra-fast-setting epoxy is an excellent general-purpose adhesive. H.B. Fuller 48173/58173 is available in the unique DOUBLE/BUBBLE® job-sized package as Reorder No. 04001.

Chemical Family: Epoxy & Epoxy Derivatives

Product Type: 2K (2 component) Adhesive, Reactive Adhesive, Structural Adhesive

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces: Aluminum, Carbon Steel, Ceramic, Concrete, Epoxies, Glass, Leather, Metal, Plastics, Stainless Steel, Stone, Wood

Features: Fast Setting, General Purpose, Low Temperature Curing, Room Temperature Curing

Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Features and Benefits
  • Room temperature cure
  • Extra fast setting
  • Excellent cohesive strength

Applications & Uses

General Instructions

Fast-Setting Epoxy can be used to repair tools, auto parts, electrical and electronic components, furniture and other applications that require a fast-setting adhesive. Surface must be clean and dry before application. Remove all chemicals, dirt, wax and oil. To obtain the best cured properties, accurate proportioning and thorough mixing are essential.

Properties

Color
Physical Form
Component A
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity55000.0cP-
Component B
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity10000.0cP-
Cured Mechanical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Overlap Shear Strength (30 min, Aluminum, acid etched at 25°C)1000.0psi-
Overlap Shear Strength (60 min, Aluminum, acid etched at 25°C)1500.0psi-
Overlap Shear Strength (15 min, Aluminum, acid etched at 25°C)150.0psi-
Elongation at Break8.5%ASTM D638
Hardness80.0-ASTM D2240
Tensile Strength7250.0psiASTM D638
Overlap Shear Strength (Aluminum, acid etched at 82°C, at 50% RH)655.0psiASTM D1002
Overlap Shear Strength (Aluminum, acid etched at 93°C, at 50% RH)300.0psiASTM D1002
Overlap Shear Strength (Aluminum, acid etched at 149°C, at 50% RH)245.0psiASTM D1002
Overlap Shear Strength (Aluminum, acid etched at -40°C, at 50% RH)1695.0psiASTM D1002
Overlap Shear Strength (Aluminum, acid etched at 38°C, at 50% RH)2400.0psiASTM D1002
Overlap Shear Strength (Aluminum, acid etched at 66°C, at 50% RH)1100.0psiASTM D1002
Overlap Shear Strength (Aluminum, acid etched at 25°C, at 50% RH)3000.0psiASTM D1002
T-Peel Strength (at 82°C, acid etched Al-Al)2.5pli-
T-Peel Strength (Acid etched Al-Al)1.8pli-
T-Peel Strength (at -40°C, acid etched Al-Al)1.5pli-
Operating Temperature82.0°C-
Uncured Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Specific Gravity (Mix)1.16--
Specific Gravity (Part A)1.2--
Specific Gravity (Part B)1.13--
Gel Time (at 25°C, 4 gram)3 - 5min-
Handling Time15 - 30min-
Weight Mix Ratio1900-01-03T05:34:00+00:00--
Full Cure (at 23°C)24.0h-
Rheological Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity (Mixed)40000.0cP-

Packaging & Availability

Storage Conditions

Fast-Setting Epoxy can be used to repair tools, auto parts, electrical and electronic components, furniture and other applications that require a fast-setting adhesive. Surface must be clean and dry before application. Remove all chemicals, dirt, wax and oil. To obtain the best cured properties, accurate proportioning and thorough mixing are essential.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
24 Months