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  • 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film AF 163-2
  • 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film AF 163-2

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    • Helps to reduces cost; simplifies production and inventory management due to use on multiple substrates and compatibility with a variety of primers
    • Excellent shop handling characteristics
    • Excellent pre-bond humidity performance on composite substrates
    • Excellent resistance to high moisture environments before and after curing
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    Specifications
    Adhesive Type
    Epoxy
    Capabilities
    Aircraft Maintenance & Production Efficiency
    Chemical Base
    Epoxy
    Cure Rate
    90 Minutes
    Cure Temperature
    250 Degree Fahrenheit
    Defense Products Market Segments
    Aerospace, Land Systems
    Market Segment
    Structures
    Nominal Weight
    0.015 lb/ft², 0.03 lb/ft², 0.045 lb/ft², 0.06 lb/ft², 0.085 lb/ft²
    Overall Length (Metric)
    2.7 m, 33 m, 46 m
    Overall Width (Metric)
    1 m, 1.2 m, 19 mm, 29 mm, 305 mm, 59 mm
    Product Colour
    Blue, Green, Pink, Red, Yellow
    Product Key
    AF163-2U
    Shelf Life
    12 Month
    Storage Environment
    Freezer Storage
    Product Details
    • Helps to reduces cost; simplifies production and inventory management due to use on multiple substrates and compatibility with a variety of primers
    • Excellent shop handling characteristics
    • Excellent pre-bond humidity performance on composite substrates
    • Excellent resistance to high moisture environments before and after curing
    • Reduces Aircraft on Ground time (AOG); short cure time at 225°F (107°C) in 90 minutes
    • Enables design flexibility; high bond strength from -67°F to 250°F (-55°C to 121°C)

    3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Structural Adhesive Film AF 163-2 designates a family of thermosetting modified epoxy structural adhesives in film form which are available in a variety of weights with or without a supporting carrier.

    Scotch-Weld AF 163-2 films are designed for both solid panel and honeycomb sandwich constructions.