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  • 3M™ Panel Bonding Adhesive, 08115, 200 mL Cartridge, 6 per case

    3M ID 60980030930
    • A high performance two-part epoxy adhesive gives excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates
    • Bonds outer body panels to reduce welding and riveting time
    • Corrosion inhibiting formula protects work for long-lasting results
    • Has excellent shelf life opened or unopened, reducing unused product replacement costs
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    • A high performance two-part epoxy adhesive gives excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates
    • Bonds outer body panels to reduce welding and riveting time
    • Corrosion inhibiting formula protects work for long-lasting results
    • Has excellent shelf life opened or unopened, reducing unused product replacement costs
    • Can be spot welded through or used in conjunction with rivets for added reinforcement
    • Heat accelerated curing affords long work times and reduces cycle time
    • It can be spot welded through or used in conjunction with rivet bonds.

    Our 3M™ Panel Bonding Adhesive is a cost-effective two-part epoxy adhesive for bonding replacement body panels. From its fast, convenient cartridge system the adhesive seals and bonds steel, aluminum, SMC, and FRP securely in a single operation.

    The result of years of development and testing, our 3M™ Panel Bonding Adhesive bonds and seals plastic and metal substrates including cold roll steel, aluminum, SMC, and FRP (traditional fiberglass). It is ideal for bonding quarter panels, roofs skins, box sides, van sides, utility vehicle sides and door skins – anywhere that requires a lasting bond for outer body panels, without the added time and expense of riveting or welding. In fact, adhesive bonding can be a time and money-saving replacement for many collision repair jobs that have traditionally required welding or riveting. Many interior or other adjacent parts that must be removed to avoid damage from welding can remain installed when bonding.

    Note: Panel Bonding Adhesive should only be used to bond structural components such as pillars, rockers or frame members when specified by an OEM (Example: Aluminum Ford F-150). Unless specified by an OEM, structural components should be welded.

    Efficient Application
    Two-part panel bonding adhesive is available from 3M in cartridges from 50 mL to 400 mL, and works seamlessly with 3M manual applicator guns such as 08117 and the 3M pneumatic applicator gun 09930 for the 200ml cartridges. It applies quickly from the cartridge with no pre-mixing or measuring. The adhesive contains glass beads which reduces excessive squeeze-out and makes it easy to form consistent bondlines.  A work time of up to two hours and the added heat-assisted on-demand curing allows for accurate application, squeeze-out sealing and cleanup. The bonding adhesive also has an excellent shelf life even after it’s been opened, reducing the cost of replacing unused product.

    The Benefits of Bonding vs. Welding
    Bonding adhesive maximizes shop time, as it can be used quickly and conveniently for many applications where welding or riveting have traditionally been the best options. Technicians can save time by welding only where adhesive peel failure or ghost lines are a concern, and achieve better results by bonding in areas where sheet metal can warp during the welding process. You can even resistance spot weld directly through uncured adhesive for areas where a weld can add stability. The bonding adhesive contains corrosion inhibitors to resists corrosion much better than welds or rivets, helping to extend the life of the body panel repair.

    Note: Panel Bonding Adhesive should only be used to bond structural components such as pillars, rockers or frame members when specified by an OEM (Example: Aluminum Ford F-150). Unless specified by an OEM, structural components should be welded.

    Better Science for Better Bonding from 3M
    3M™ Panel Bonding Adhesive is the result of years of laboratory development and field testing. Our scientists pioneered “bondline control” in the collision repair market, incorporating glass beads into our adhesive formula that work as built-in spacers for optimal bond line thicknesses. Our adhesive cartridges, together with our manual and pneumatic applicator guns and mixing nozzles, form a system that eliminates pre-mixing or measuring of two-part epoxies. The ability to bond effectively results in a more versatile, cost-effective shop. 

    Specifications
    Adhesive Type
    Two-Part Epoxy
    Brand
    3M™
    Consistency
    Paste
    Consumer Label
    Yes
    Container Type
    Cartridge
    Cure Time
    24 Hours
    Full Cure
    24 Hour
    Handling Time
    90 Minutes
    Product Form
    Paste
    Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)
    24
    Work Time
    90 Minutes