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Solvay FM® 57 Polyimide Film Adhesive
Categories: Polymer; Adhesive

Material Notes: Description: FM® 57 film adhesive is a condensation polyimide adhesive supplied as a supported film with woven fiberglass carrier. FM 57 does not contain methylene dianiline (MDA). It is suitable for bonding metallic and non-metallic substrates as well as honeycomb structures. FM 57 film adhesive can be processed at 350°F (177°C) with a free-standing post-cure at 550°F (288°C). This adhesive film provides a service temperature of -67 to 550°F (-55 to 288°C) and can be used for repair and radar applications.

Features & Benefits:

  • Condensation polyimide
  • 550°F (288°C) service temperature
  • 350°F (177°C) processing
  • Does not contain MDA
  • Suitable for honeycomb structure bonding
Applications:
  • Honeycomb sandwich construction
  • Metallic bonding
  • Non-metallic bonding

Information provided by Cytec, subsequently acquired by Solvay.

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Available Properties
  • Tensile Strength, Flatwise
  • Tensile Strength, Flatwise
  • Tensile Strength, Flatwise
  • Shear Strength, on titanium substrate
  • Shear Strength, on titanium substrate
  • Shear Strength, titanium substrate after thermal 2000 hours at 500°F (260°C) aging
  • Shear Strength, on titanium substrate
  • Shear Strength, titanium substrate after thermal 2000 hours at 500°F (260°C) aging
  • Shear Strength, on titanium substrate
  • Shear Strength, On precured PMR-15 graphite
  • Shear Strength, titanium substrate after thermal 1000 hours at 500°F (260°C) aging
  • Shear Strength, on titanium substrate
  • Shear Strength, On precured PMR-15 graphite
  • Shear Strength, On precured PMR-15 graphite
  • Peel Strength, Honeycomb Sandwich
  • Maximum Service Temperature, Air
  • Minimum Service Temperature, Air
  
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Solvay, former Rhodia Engineering Plastics

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