DAPCO™ 3008N is a two-component, self-extinguishing epoxy filler formulated to meet aircraft fire resistance and modern environmental requirements.
Unit of Measure


Part A Color

N/A White

Part B Color

N/A Yellow

Mixed Color

N/A Light Yellow

Part A Solids

N/A 100 %

Part B Solids

N/A 100 %

Mixed Solids

N/A 100 %

Part A Appearance

N/A Viscous Paste

Part B Appearance

N/A Viscous Liquid

Mixed Appearance

N/A Viscous Paste

Typical Cured Properties


N/A 60 "D"

Test Method for Hardness

N/A American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM D224)


N/A 3000 psi

Water Absorption (24 Hours)

N/A 0.4 %

Self-Extinguishing Time

N/A 5 seconds


N/A 28 to 32 lb/ft³0.45 to 0.51 g/cm³


Mix Ratio

N/A The recommended mix ratio for DAPCO™ 3008 is 100 parts "A" to 35 parts "B" by weight.
Thoroughly stir Part B separately before mixing with Part A.
Combine Part A and Part B and mix well until uniform in color.

Working Life

N/A The pot life of DAPCO™ 3008 after mixing is 1 to 2 hours.


N/A DAPCO™ 3008 will cure to handling strength in 6 hours at 72 ºF. Fully cures in 72 hours at 72 ºF.

Accelerated Cure Time

N/A Cure 1 hour at ambient conditions, followed by 2 hours at 160 ºF.


Shelf Life

N/A 12 months

Surface Preparation

Surface Preparation

N/A The substrates must be free from contaminants, i.e., dirt, oil, grease, etc. Clean the surface with a suitable solvent/cleaning agent and dry thoroughly. Mechanical roughening of the surfaces will often improve performance. For optimum adhesion to metallic substrates a BR® brand bonding primer may be used.

Storage and Handling

Storage and Handling

N/A Store in a cool, dry place in the original containers; keep tightly sealed.
Shelf life: 12 months from date of shipment



N/A Exercise good housekeeping practices. Material Safety Data Sheets available upon request.


Features and Benefits

  • Cures at Room Temperature
  • Excellent adhesion to metal, wood, and honeycomb core
  • Very low water absorption
  • Good chemical resistance, especially to aircraft fluids
  • Can be nailed, threaded, countersunk, drilled, cut, etc. without cracking or chipping
  • 100% solids
  • Meets FAR 25.853 (60 second vertical ignition) requirements



N/A Commonly used for potting, stiffening, and edge filling in honeycomb core.



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