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Product Information

LORD Versilok® 253/254 adhesive is a two-component, epoxy-modified acrylic adhesive used to bond a variety of automotive sheet metals, including hot-dip galvanized, electro-galvanized, bare aluminum, and cold rolled steel. Versilok 253/254 adhesive can be either room temperature cured or heat cured for faster processing.

Glass beads are included in the adhesive system providing a mechanical lock between substrates. Versilok 253/254 adhesive is approved by General Motors Corporation (3639M) and Ford Motor Company (ESB-M2G347-A).

Shelf Life

Shelf life is six months from date of shipment when stored at 25°C (77°F) in original, unopened container.

Features and Benefits

Strong Mechanical Lock – contains glass beads which provide a mechanical lock that will prevent shifting of substrate panels.

Easy to Apply – utilizes non-sagging rheology; replaces the need for spot welding which degrades metal and allows rusting to occur.

Low Temperature Cure – develops a high strength bond in less than one hour at room temperature, eliminating metal warpage caused by high curing induction temperatures. Induction heating should be conducted at 110°C (230°F) or below.

Bonds Unprepared Metals – bonds exceptionally well through the various stamping lubricants typically present on metals, eliminating the need for advance cleaning and surface preparation.

Environmentally Resistant – provides excellent resistance to moisture, sunlight, salt spray and thermal cycling; sustains short exposure to postbakes up to 204°C (400°F).

Cured Typical Properties*

Elongation, % @ 25°C (77°F) 25-30
T-Peel Strength, N/mm (pli) >5.3 (>30)
Impact Strength, N-m (in-lb) >10.17 (>90)

*Data is typical and not to be used for specification purposes

Literature

Download Type Name
Download Safety Data Sheet VERSILOK 253
Download Safety Data Sheet VERSILOK 253S
Download MSDS (US) Versilok 254
Download Technical Data Sheet Versilok 253/254 Adhesive

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