Adhesive cures quickly with UV exposure

Developed for demanding bonding, coating, and sealing applications, Master Bond UV15-7 produces non-yellowing, tough, durable bonds. This one-component, optically clear adhesive is 100% reactive and doesn't contain any solvents or diluents. It also offers excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates including glass, metals, plastics, polycarbonates, and polymer films.

Like many ultraviolet light (UV)-curable adhesives, UV15-7 offers fast cure rates ranging from five seconds to three minutes upon exposure to a UV light source. Maximum UV absorption occurs in the 280- to 360-nanometer range using a 200 watt/inch medium-pressure, mercury vapor lamp. UV15-7 is not inhibited by air and cures quickly at ambient temperatures, even in thicknesses up to more than 1/8 inch.

Serviceable over the range of -60° to +300° F, UV15-7 features a tensile strength exceeding 5,000 psi, a refractive index of 1.55, and a Shore D hardness of more than 70. Resistant to chemicals and thermal shock, it has a thermal expansion coefficient of 65-70×10-6.

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