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Table 1: Adhesive Sample Testing Data; Seawater samples were immersed for approximately 80 days before testing.

 

Sample

Code

Test Type

Dimensions

(in x in)

Area

(in2)

Coverage

(estimated)

Max. Force

(Lb)

AquaMend - AC

Tension Lap Shear

1.574 x 1.4875

2.341

100%

642

FastCure 4200 - AC

Tension Lap Shear

1.550 x 1.525

2.356

80%

321

FastCure 5200 - AC

Tension Lap Shear

1.524 x 1.4625

3.385

100%

110

PSI 326 - AC

Tension Lap Shear

1.527 x 1.528

2.333

100%

241

3M 5200 - AC

Tension Lap Shear

1.492 x 1.487

2.218

100%

101

AquaMend - SW

Tension Lap Shear

1.486 x 1.590

2.363

100%

502

FastCure 4200 - SW

Tension Lap Shear

1.569 x 1.528

2.398

100%

420

FastCure 5200 - SW

Tension Lap Shear

1.549 x 1.488

2.304

100%

121.5

PSI 326 - SW

Tension Lap Shear

1.511 x 1.558

2.353

75%

65.5

3M 5200 - SW

Tension Lap Shear

1.522 x 1.676

2.550

100%

91

AC Air Cured

SW Sea Water Cured

 

 

Table 2: Adhesive Sample Strengths

 

 

Sample

Code

Test Type

Bond Strength

Measured Area (psi)

Bond Strength

Estimated Area (psi)

Bond Strength

Specified Value (psi)

Deviation from

Specified Value (%)

AquaMend - AC

Tension Lap Shear

274.2

274.2

*

*

FastCure 4200 - AC

Tension Lap Shear

136.2

170.3

*

*

FastCure 5200 - AC

Tension Lap Shear

32,5

32,5

*

*

PSI 326 - AC

Tension Lap Shear

103.3

103.3

*

*

3M 5200 - AC

Tension Lap Shear

45.5

45.5

*

*

AquaMend - SW

Tension Lap Shear

212.4

212.4

*

*

FastCure 4200 - SW

Tension Lap Shear

175.1

175.1

*

*

FastCure 5200 - SW

Tension Lap Shear

52.7

35.7

*

*

PSI 326 - SW

Tension Lap Shear

27.8

37.1

*

*

3M 5200 - SW

Tension Lap Shear

35.7

35.7

*

*

 

 

AC Air Cured

SW Sea Water Cured were immersed for about 80 days

* Reference Data Not Supplied