VA 8312 Industrial Super Glue - 12gm Pen

SKU: SWM000002B01V0001
MPN: 12200012
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  • High strength super glue for plastic and rubber.
  • Fast curing and low viscosity.
  • ISEGA approved for use as an adhesive in food technologies.

Weicon VA 8312 Industrial Super Glue is a high strength grade of super glue with close to instant adhesion. It is a semi-transparent super glue designed for bonding plastic and rubbers, though it can definitely adhere to other surfaces and materials. It has been tested and approved by ISEGA as an adhesive for use with food technologies and is made in Germany.

The sections below expand on the various features and capabilities of this professional quality super glue. 

PTFE, Polyethylene & Polypropylene Bonding with Contact Primer.

These low surface energy plastics are notoriously hard to bond. By priming the surface with our Contact Primer for Polyolefins before applying VA 8312 Glue, it can be done. This glue is already highly compatible with most plastics and can be used to glue even this low surface energy types through the use of this special primer.

Filling of Small Cracks, Clefts & Holes with Contact Filler.

When used in combination with our special Contact Filler for Super Glues, VA 8312 can instantly fill small cracks, holes and clefts. For more information on how this process works, please visit our dedicated Contact Filler product page.

ISEGA Approved.

VA 8312 has been approved for use in the foodstuffs sector by ISEGA.

Low Viscosity Glue.

VA 8312 Cyanoacrylate has a viscosity of 20-40 mPa·s (at 20°C according to Brookfield). We classify this as a low viscosity which means this glue isquite thin and runny (aka wicking glue). This allows it to spread easily over surfaces and speeds up its adhesion.

Very Fast Adhesion.

VA 8312 Super Glue offer almost instant adhesion. 

Like most glues, cure time for VA 8312 will vary depending on materials and the conditions you are bonding in. Maximum bond time will be around 60 seconds (bonding Aluminium in a cool area with low humidity). Usually it will be closer to 5-30 seconds. 

Temperature & Environmental Resistance.

Once fully cured, Our VA 8312 Glue will withstand continuous exposure to temperatures between -50°C and +80°C. It will also handle short-term spikes up to +100°C.

Squatting temperature is +150°C.

VA 8312 Material Compatability.

Metal Compatible
Plastic Highly Compatible (High Surface Energy and Medium Surface Energy Plastics Only, Others Bonded with Contact Adhesive Primer)
Rubber Highly Compatible
EPDM Rubber Compatible
Wood Compatible
Balsa Wood Compatible
Glass / Ceramic Not Compatible
Leather Compatible

For more detailed information on bond strengths with various material types, please refer to the information on the Technical Data Sheet or the Specifications tab for this glue.

Applications for VA 8312 Cyanoacrylate Adhesive.

This versatile super glue is used in all kinds of applications and industries around the world. Some of the more common uses we see include:

  • Bonding plastic components and surfaces.
  • Bonding rubber seals and fittings.
  • Fixing rubber or plastic bumpers.
  • Model making.
  • Craft.
  • Bonding in and around food preparation areas.
  • Used in combination with Weicon Contact Filler to fill cracks, holes and cavities.
Colour Colourless / Clear
Initial Adhesion on Nora Test Rubber < 2-10 Seconds
Full Cure 24 Hours
Viscosity (20°C Brookfield) 20-40 MPa
Continuous Temperature Resistance -50°C to +80°C
Short-Term Temperature Resistance +100°C
Squatting Temperature 150°C
Max. Gap Covering Power 0.1mm
Ester Type Ethyl
Potable Water ISEGA Recognised as an Adhesive for Food Technology
Food Applications ISEGA Recognised as an Adhesive for Food Technology
Shear Strength Adhesion to Sand-Blasted Steel 20 N/mm² (DIN 53283)
Shear Strength Adhesion to Rigid PVC 13 N/mm² (DIN 53283)
Shear Strength Adhesion to ABS 12 N/mm² (DIN 53283)
Shear Strength Adhesion to NBR >8 N/mm² (exceeds strength of rubber) (DIN 53283)
IMPA 81 52 41 (12gm Pen), 81 52 42 (30gm Pen),
81 52 43 (60gm Pen)
ISSA 75.629.04 (12gm Pen), 75.629.05 (30gm Pen),
75.629.06 (60gm Pen)

Material Compatability

Metal Compatible
Plastic Highly Compatible (High Surface Energy and Medium Surface Energy Plastics Only)
Rubber Highly Compatible
EPDM Rubber Compatible
Balsa Wood Compatible
Glass / Ceramic Not Compatible
Leather Compatible

For more technical details, use guidance and product details please see the attached Technical Data Sheet (located on the Media tab for this glue).

SKU SWM000002B01
Brand Weicon

Will VA 8312 Super Glue work with Nylon?

Yes. VA 8312 bonds well to high surface energy plastics (like Nylon) so you can expect a good strong bond. Make sure you follow the advice on both the Technical Data Sheet (on the media tab) and the glue pen with respect to surface preparation (i.e. make sure it’s clean and dry).

How long do I have to hold the parts together for?

It depends a little on the conditions the glue is used in. Generally speaking, you’ll probably be fine with most materials after 30-60 seconds (at most); this time can vary. For example, if you’re using VA 8312 to bond neoprene rubber to PVC initial adhesion will be achieved in about 30 seconds if the environment you’re working in is around 23°C and 50% humidity. Warmer temperatures or higher humidity will speed this up.

Where should I keep the container if I don’t use it all at once?

Cyanoacrylates are best kept refrigerated (especially in Australia). The container lid must be on air tight before storing it in the fridge which will extend the usable life of the glue significantly.