3M Company 5200 Fast Cure Polyether Adhesive Sealant
The 3M Fast Cure 5200 Polyether Adhesive Sealant provides a robust and watertight bond both above and below the waterline. The sealant cures into a durable and flexible adhesive, ideal for a range of applications including underwater thru-hull fittings and hull-to-deck joints. The 3M 5200 remains workable for four hours post-application and reaches full curing between 5-7 days.
- Primarily used in bedding hull-to-deck joints and other similar long-term applications
- Renders a strong and flexible adhesive bond both above and below the waterline
- Can bond and seal fiberglass decks to hulls and wood to fiberglass
- Reacting chemically with moisture, it produces potent, flexible bonds
- Forms watertight and weather-resistant seals on joints and boat hardware
- Formulation: One-part polyurethane adhesive/sealant
- Recommended Usage: Suitable for permanent bonding both above and under water, offering high strength and flexibility
- Material Incompatibilities: Not suitable for use with plastics such as ABS and Lexan
- Cure Time: Tack-free within 48 hours; complete cure achieved in 5-7 days through a moisture-activated process
- Cleanup: Cleanable with mineral spirits or kerosene
- Removal: Requires a mechanical removal method
- Tensile strength: 700psi
This high-performance adhesive sealant is capable of substantial tack-free curing within a 48-hour window, achieving complete cure within 5-7 days. Its curing process is not subject to shrinkage, the sealant maintains its flexibility and strength, creating a watertight seal above or below the waterline.-resistant seal.