VM 120 Super Glue - 500gm Container

Medium viscosity glue for all kinds of metal bonding.

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500gm Containers of this special kind of super glue developed especially for bonding metal parts and components. VM 120 is methyl ester based and has a slightly extended cure time to allow you a few seconds to position the parts after you apply the glue.

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  • Specially developed cyanoacrylate contact adhesive for metals and metallic parts.
  • Medium viscosity.
  • Extended cure time which allows for some positioning of the parts immediately after you apply the glue.

VM 120 Super Glue for Metal is a special kind of contact adhesive which creates very high strength bonds with metal surfaces and parts. This cyanoacrylate adhesive is based on methyl ester which makes it different to the more common ethyl ester based super glues you will find. This is the source of its particularly good compatibility with metals and the high strength bonds it creates.

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

Medium Viscosity Glue.

VM 120 Cyanoacrylate has a viscosity of 100 -130 mPa·s (at 20°C according to Brookfield). We classify this as a medium viscosity which means this glue isn't too runny but not really thick either. This allows it to be applied quite accurately to complex bond lines and slows the cure time a little.

Slower Cure.

VM 120 Super Glue has an extended cure time which allows you a little time to accurately position the parts you are joining after you’re put on the glue.

Like most glues, cure time for VM 120 will vary depending on materials and the conditions you are bonding in. Maximum cure time will be around 120 seconds (bonding PVC in a cool area with low humidity). Usually it will be closer to 20-40 seconds. 

Temperature & Environmental Resistance.

Once fully cured, Our VM 120 Glue will withstand continuous exposure to temperatures between -50°C and +120°C. It will also handle short-term spikes up to +150°C.

Squatting temperature is +170°C.

VM 120 Material Compatability.

Metal Highly Compatible
Plastic Compatible (High Surface Energy and Medium Surface Energy Plastics Only)
Rubber Compatible
EPDM Rubber Not Compatible
Wood Not Compatible
Balsa Wood Not Compatible
Glass / Ceramic Not Compatible
Leather Not 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 VM 120 Cyanoacrylate Adhesive.

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

  • Fixing snapped metal parts, ornaments and figurines.
  • Reattaching metal levers and control devices.
  • Securing name plates.
  • Fitting small metal components in industrial devices.
  • Bonding metal plates to one another.
  • Attaching metal wear strips to various other materials.
  • Fastening and securing metal components on boats and in the transport industries.
  • Model making and craft.

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

Cyanoacrylates are best kept refrigerated (especially in Australia). Make sure the lid is on tight (air tight in fact) and keep the pen in the fridge is our suggestion. That’ll extend the usable life significantly.

What should I do to prepare the surface before I glue it?

Definitely make sure the bonding surfaces and clean, free of grease and dry (our Surface Cleaner or Cleaner Spray S may be ideal for this). Super glue will stick to anything and even a little bit of loose dirt or dust can get in the way of the glue reaching the desired surfaces.

If at all practical, try and roughen smooth surfaces a little (a little bit of sand paper will often do the job) as this significantly increases the surface area available for the glue to stick to and therefore ensure stronger bonds.

Colour Colourless / Clear
Initial Adhesion on Nora Test Rubber 10-60 Seconds
Full Cure 24 Hours
Viscosity (20°C Brookfield) 100-300 MPa
Continuous Temperature Resistance -50°C to +120°C
Short-Term Temperature Resistance +150°C
Squatting Temperature 170°C
Max. Gap Covering Power 0.15mm
Ester Type Methyl
Potable Water Not Approved
Food Applications Not Approved
Shear Strength Adhesion to Sand-Blasted Steel 25 N/mm² (DIN 53283)
Shear Strength Adhesion to Rigid PVC 12 N/mm² (DIN 53283)
Shear Strength Adhesion to ABS 11 N/mm² (DIN 53283)
Shear Strength Adhesion to NBR >8 N/mm² (exceeds strength of rubber) (DIN 53283)

Material Compatability

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

For more technical details, use guidance and product details please see our Technical Data Sheet for VA Contact Gel Super Glue (located on the Media tab for this product).

SKU SWM000143B01V0003
Model # 12350500
Brand Weicon
Shipping Weight 0.5400kg
Shipping Width 0.070m
Shipping Height 0.070m
Shipping Length 0.250m
Shipping Cubic 0.001225000m3
Unit Of Measure ea

Technical & Safety Data Sheet.

TDS Link SDS Link      
VM 120 Super Glue for Metal TDS VM 120 Super Glue for Metal SDS      

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