UPS 19003 A&B

ThistleBond A&B Cement

UPS 19003 ThistleBond A&B Cement

UPS 19003 THISTLEBOND A&B CEMENT is a high performance, two pack, solvent free epoxy repair system for use on metallic surfaces. The product is ideal for application where only minimal surface preparation can be carried out and is usually used in conjunction with UPS 19000 RH.


Solvent free epoxy repair cement / paste – 1:1 mixing ratio

No shrinkage

Outstanding adhesion to manually prepared surfaces

Excellent chemical resistance

High compressive strength

Can be over coating with epoxy & polyurethane coatings and repair materials

Formally known as TRK 19002/3


Typically, the material is used in conjunction with UPS Composite Repair Systems as a cost-effective surface filler prior to application of UPS 19000 RH and UPS 19007/9 GT. The material can also be used for;

Seal leaking tank seams

Filling of pitting and scarring on badly corroded or eroded metallic surfaces

Cold bond steel plates to leaking tanks and pipes

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    Surface  Preparation   Manual | Mechanical

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6 hours

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Cost Effect Solution


Useable Life
30 minutes @ 20°C (68°F)

Compressive Strength
(ASTM D695)
735KG/cm² (10.450 psi)

Pull Off Adhesion
(ASTM D4541 Abrasive Blasted Mild Steel with 75 micron profile)
244KG/cm² (3,480 psi)

Manually Prepared Steel Plate
115KG/cm² (1,640 psi)

Movement Without Load or Immersion
2 hours @ 20°C (68°F)

Compressive Strength
(ASTM D695)
1,034KG/cm² (14,700 psi)

Corrosion Resistance
(ASTM B117)
Minimum 5,000 hours

Pack Sizes
200GM (0.44LB) | 1KG (2.2LB) | 3KG (6.6LB)


1KG (2.2LB) of fully mixed product will give the following coverage rates -

0.625m² at 1mm

6.7ft² at 40mil

Please note that the coverage rates quoted are theoretical and don't take into consideration the profile or condition of the surface being repaired


Suitable for long-term water immersion at temperatures up to 70°C (158°F)

Resistant to dry heat in excess of 150°C (302°F) dependent on load


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UPS 19003 A&B used to reinforce joints on pipework
UPS 19003 A&B used to reinforce joints on pipework


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Please contact Unique Polymer Systems


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