Opti-tec 5006-1 Optically Clear ISO 10993 Epoxy Adhesive

OPT 5006-1

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About Opti-tec 5006-1 Optically Clear ISO 10993 Epoxy Adhesive

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Opti-tec 5006-1 Optically Clear ISO 10993 Epoxy Adhesive is a two component, medium viscosity epoxy with high optical clarity. It has a fast room temperature cure, which can be accelerated by heating. Opti-tec 5006-1 is designed for potting, encapsulation and adhesion of components where high optical clarity, good wetting and medium viscosity are important.

Opti-tec 5006-1 can be used for bonding glass, quartz, metal and many plastics. It has been certified as non-cytotoxic, and may be considered for use in the manufacture of medical devices.

Features & Benefits

  • Optically clear, with excellent resistance to yellowing
  • Medium viscosity of 5,000-10,000 cps
  • Fast cure at room or low temperature, and reaches handling strength in 30 minutes; full cure can be achieved in 10 minutes at 65°C
  • Non-cytotoxic when cured
  • Meets ISO 10993-5 Elution Test
  • High surface energy allows Opti-tec 5006-1 to wet and wick between surfaces
  • Develops strong adhesion to most materials used in optics, including metals, ceramics, glass and most plastics
  • Good impact and thermal shock resistance
  • Opti-tec 5006-1 is a hard material after cure and can be polished


  • Optical assemblyOpti-tec 5006 Optically Clear Fast Cure Epoxy
  • Medical device assembly
  • Endoscopes
  • Plastic & glass fibre optics


Part number change: as of version 4.0, April 2021, the part number of this product changed from Opti-tec 5006 to Opti-tec 5006-1. This is due to an unavoidable change in a formulation component. This change does not affect the product data-sheet specifications. The new formulation has passed internal testing and is deemed to be equivalent.


Mix ratio 1:1 resin to hardener
Mixed viscosity 5-10 Pa.s (5,000-10,000 cps)
Colour Clear, water white
Specific gravity 1.20
Pot life 5 minutes @ 23°C (2 gram mix)
Recommended maximum application 2 grams
Larger quantities may lead to exothermic reactions which may have undesired effects
Cure schedule Bondline temperature
2 hours
10 mins
Cured properties
(24 hours @ 23°C)
Hardness, Shore D 70
Temperature range -60 to 125°C
CTE 55 ppm/°C
Lap shear strength (Al/Al) 8 MPa
Refractive index 1.54
Shrinkage on cure 3%
Shelf life 12 months from date of manufacture in original sealed containers


Safety Data Sheets
For the latest SDS for this product, please e-mail msds@intertronics.co.uk

All Downloads

Filename Size Download
OPT 5006-1 Product Data Sheet 0.08MB
Double Syringe Cartridge Instructions 0.19MB
How Much Adhesive Will I Need? 0.15MB

Ordering Information

OPT 5006-1 is available in a convenient side-by-side double syringe cartridge.

IDM 805001 syringe dispensing gun

Remove the seal and attach a static mixing nozzle to the cartridge. Place the cartridge in an IDM Syringe Gun. Squeeze the Syringe Gun trigger until some mixed epoxy comes out of the nozzle. The Syringe Gun gives good control of the adhesive flow.

Part number Description
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Optically Clear Fast Cure Epoxy Adhesive, Double Syringe Cartridge, 50 gram
IDM805001 Syringe Dispensing Gun for 50g cartridges
IDM2N10 Static Mixing Nozzle (pkg 10) – for 50g cartridges
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Contains 50 gram cartridge of epoxy, a Syringe Gun and three static mixing nozzles

Storage: Store in the original unopened containers under cool dry conditions between 15° and 25°C.

Medical devices: It is the user’s responsibility to determine and validate the suitability of this adhesive in the intended medical device. This adhesive has not been tested for prolonged or permanent implantation, and is only intended for use in short term (28 days) or single-use disposable device applications. Intertronics does not authorise its use in long-term implant applications.


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  • Last updated: January 2024
  • Version: 4.4

Statements, technical information and recommendations contained herein are based on tests we believe to be reliable but they are not to be construed in any manner as warrantees expressed or implied. The user shall determine the suitability of the product for his intended use and the user assumes all risk and liability whatsoever in connection therewith.