3M™ Polyurethane Adhesive Sealant 540

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Flexible product for sealing applications

Low modulus product that is great for sealing between different materials

Paintable when dry

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  • Flexible product for sealing applications
  • Low modulus product that is great for sealing between different materials
  • Paintable when dry
  • 45-60 Minute skin time
  • One component, moisture-curing sealant simplifies production
  • Bonds dissimilar materials for increased design flexibility
  • Gap filling capability

3M™ Polyurethane Adhesive Sealant 540 is a one component, polyurethane designed as a flexible sealant for transportation, metal working and many other applications.

3M™ Polyurethane Sealant 540 is a single-component, moisture-curing, polyurethane sealant used to bond a wide variety of materials, including plastics, fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP), sheet molding compound (SMC), aluminum, steel, coated metal and wood.
Commonly used in panel bonding and joint sealing applications
Multi-Purpose Sealant with Good UV Resistance
3M™ Polyurethane Sealant 540 is a single-component, moisture-curing, polyurethane sealant used to bond a wide variety of materials, including plastics, fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP), sheet molding compound (SMC), aluminum, steel, coated metal and wood. It exhibits high tensile strength, good UV resistance, low Shore A hardness and low modulus to maintain its functionality in a wide range of extreme service environments. Available in cartridge, sausage pack, pail and drum volumes to meet your application needs.

Recommended Applications
  • Vertical and horizontal panel bonding and joint sealing
  • Aluminum curtain walls and storefronts
  • Transportation manufacturing (bus, rail, truck, trailer)
  • Replacement of mechanical fasteners in many situations
3M™ Polyurethane Sealant 540 offers an alternative to mechanical fasteners and can replace rivets in some applications.
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Paintable after Skin Forms for Improved Appearance
3M™ Polyurethane Sealant 540 (PDF, 371.52 Kb) offers an alternative to mechanical fasteners and can replace rivets in some applications. It will bond dissimilar substrates and a wide selection of materials. This will perform in temperatures ranging from -40°F/-40°C to 194°F/90°C. Once skin forms (60-90 minutes), the sealant can be painted to improve the final finish.

Polyurethane sealants provide strong, flexible durable elastomeric bonds that seal against the elements.
Choose a 3M Pneumatic Applicator for ergonomic applications
Understanding Polyurethane Sealants
Polyurethane sealants provide strong, flexible durable elastomeric bonds that seal against the elements. These sealants excel in challenging industrial, transportation and construction applications. Polyurethane sealants are available in a wide variety of Shore A hardness, open time and colors to meet many application needs. Choose a 3M Manual or Pneumatic Applicator for dispensing 3M adhesives sealant cartridges and 400ml/600ml sausage packs.

Bringing Better Ideas to the Surface through Science and Innovation
In our 3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division, we apply the science of adhesion to deliver innovative solutions that improve the design and manufacturing processes of companies around the world. In the end, our technologies help customers like you deliver competitive products to the market faster and more efficiently.

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