- minimally, to ensure a good bond, the surfaces to be bonded should be clean, sanded (no finer than 150 grit), and solvent wiped.
- Optimal performance can be achieved by following the surface preparation method below.
- Apply an aluminum pretreatment primer or solution such as Alumiprep 33.
- Rinse the metal thoroughly in cold running tap water followed by distilled or deionized water rinse.
- Bond within 3 hours
How do I prep steel (other than stainless steel) before bonding with epoxy?
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