Bostik Automotive

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Thermogrip® H9438

H9438 adhesive offers very high heat resistance and strong bonds to a variety of substrates. It has a long working time and a long pot life making it a choice for a variety of automotive and product assembly applications.

    Where to use:
  • Package Tray Attachment
  • Headliner Attachment (Console/Sunroof)
  • Headliner Attachment (Stiffeners)
  • Headliner Attachment (Sound & Safety Foam)
  • Door Panel (Coverstock Bonding)
  • Door Panel (Bracket Attachment)
Pillar Technology

Base

Technology

Hot Melt (HM)

Sub-Technology

Polyolefin

Key Features

  • Excellent hot tack
  • High heat resistance
  • Strong adhesion to a variety of substrates

Packaging

For packaging options please call your Bostik sales or technical representative.

Shelf Life

Can be stored 900 days in a clean dry place, in its original package at an average temperature of 25°C or below. Storage temperatures should not exceed 40°C.

Storage and Handling

The Safety Data Sheet should be consulted for proper handling, clean up and spill containment before use. Keep containers covered to minimize contamination.

Health and Safety Precautions

The Safety Data Sheet should be consulted for proper handling, clean up and spill containment before use. Keep containers covered to minimize contamination.

Country of Manufacture

United States

Cleanup Procedure

Mineral oil or parrafin wax, not to exceed the flash point as stated on the SDS, followed by a thorough purge with the adhesive itself.

Basic Uses

Typically used in automotive applications including door panel bonding, headliner attachment, and package tray attachment bonding.

Typical Physical Properties
DescriptionResults
Thermosel Viscosity (Brookfield - ASTM D3236)30,200 cP @ 375°F (190.6°C) 21,100 cP @ 400°F (204.4°C)
Softening Point (Herzog ASTM E28)305°F (151.7°C)
Suggested Running Temperature356-392°F (180-200°C)
Density0.9 g/cc @ 77°F (25°C)

Bostik Hotline

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1-800-726-7845

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