ACRIFIX® Product Information

ACRIFIX® is a line of adhesives and auxiliaries which provide an existing solution when bonding ACRYLITE® and other acrylic grades together. 

Why Choose ACRIFIX®

  • Includes the ONLY Methylene Chloride Free Solvent cement
  • The joint that doesn’t yellow
  • The ONLY Satin finished cement to sell with our Satinice product line
  • The fast curing reactive cement
  • Auxiliary Products to speed up, slow down the reaction, and clean up the piece

Which Should I use?

ACRIFIX® 1S 0107 Quick Set: Water thin quick-setting cement.

ACRIFIX® 1S 0117 Pure: Unique non-methylene chloride-containing solvent cement.

ACRIFIX® 1S 0116 Pure-V: Thickened non-methylene chloride solvent cement.

ACRIFIX® 2R 0190 Versatile: Standard 2-part reactive cement, strong bond, and bubble-free.

ACRIFIX® 2R 0195 Satin: Unique satin finish 2-part reactive cement.  Ideal for ACRYLITE® Satinice velvet texture (one and two-sided) fabrication.

ACRIFIX® 1R0192 Bright: UV cured reactive cement; no mixing required.

ACRIFIX® CA 0020 Catalyst: Catalyst for reactive cement.

ACRIFIX® TC 0030 Thinner Cleaner: Used to adjust the viscosity of the cement as well as cleaning excess cement.

ACRIFIX® MO 2080 Modifier: Used to slow down polymerization reaction.  Recommended to add up to 0.12%.

ACRIFIX® AC 1010 Anti-static cleaner:  For all plastics that repel dust and leaves a shine on polished surfaces.

Product Properties Overview

Types ACRIFIX®  Set Up Time Further Handling Bonding Strength+ Pot Life (min) Shelf Life Bond To Other Substrates
Solvent Based       
Water thin  1S 0107  5-30 Sec  >3 hours  33 MPa  N/A  2 years  Thermoplastics (not crosslinked)
*Water thin, non-CH2Cl2  1S 0117  30-90 Sec  >3 hours  45 MPa  N/A  2 years  Thermoplastics (not crosslinked)
*Viscous non-CH2Cl2   1S 0116  30-90 Sec  >3 hours  37 MPa  N/A  2 years Thermoplastics (not crosslinked)
 Reactive       
Standard 2R 0190  60 min  3-6 hours  50 MPa  25  2 years  ABS, CAB, PS, PVC, SMS, UP and wood
*Standard Finish 2R 0195  60 min  3-4 hours  42 MPa  20  2 years  ABS, CAB, PS, PVC, SMS, UP and wood
*UV cured 1R 0192  10 min++  3-6 hours  50 MPa  30  2 years  ABS, CAB, PS, PVC, SMS, UP and wood
 Auxiliary       
 Catalyst CA 0020  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  9 mo  N/A
 Thinner TC 0030  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  2 years  N/A
 Modifier MO 2080  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  2 years  N/A
 Anti-Static Cleaner AC 1010  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A

*ACRIFIX® unique products, + Data based on ACRYLITE® premium sheets annealed, ++ UV curing time depending on light sources

When should I anneal my product?

Annealing is typically done before cementing to eliminate the stress to help ensure that crazing does not happen during the cementing. You can also anneal after the cementing which will help increase the strength of the joint!