What’s the Difference Between the 5300 Series Epoxies?

by on August 23, 2020

Appli-Tec supplies four epoxies in its 5300 series product line. While each material was developed for electronics applications, each one has its own performance characteristics and cure options.

Below is a handy chart to help you choose which material is best suited for your application.

For additional technical specifications, view each material’s TDS. If you’re not sure which material is right for you, please contact us. We’re happy to engage in a conversation to ensure you are using the right adhesive for your application.

Material 5302 5308 5316 5336
Pot Life (hrs) 4.0 3.0 1.5 1.5
Packaging Options 2-part kits
Frozen syringes
2-part kits
Frozen syringes
2-part kits
Frozen syringes
Frozen syringes
Low Outgas E595 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cure options 1 hour @ 120°C
5 minutes @ 150°C
2 hours @ 80°C
4 hours @ 60°C
24 hours @ 25°C
4 hours @ 65°C
2 hours @ 80°C
4 hours @ 60°C
Thermal Conductivity 1.85 W/mK 1.26 W/mK 1.38 W/mK 1.48 W/mK
Electrically Isolating Yes Yes Yes Yes
Electronics Applications Potting circuit board connectors Underfilling, staking and encapsulating electronics on circuit boards

Potting and encapsulating power supplies, transformers, and coils

Underfilling, staking and encapsulating electronics on circuit boards

Potting and encapsulating power supplies, transformers, and coils

Staking and encapsulating electronics on circuit boards

Potting and encapsulating power supplies, transformers, and coils

Special Notes Ideal for automated dispensing, good for high temperature applications Self-leveling Room temp cure version of 5308 Good balance of properties, lower viscosity than 5308 for better flow around components
Alisha Adams

Alisha Adams is the Research and Development Lead for Appli-Tec. Her expertise includes formulating epoxy and acrylate adhesives for the electronics market.

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