CAPCURE ® and GABEPRO ® | Mercaptan | Gabriel Performance Products

Capcure mercaptan manufacturers Gabriel Products

CAPCURE ® and GABEPRO ® Brand of Mercaptan Uses and Applications 

Gabriel Performance Products manufacture CAPCURE ® and GABEPRO ® brand of mercaptan curing agents. Gabriel is one of the top world-known mercaptan manufactures. Their mercaptan curing agents are known for their rapid cure speed and hardness development with an extensive range of properties. These mercaptan curing agents deliver an exceptional bond strength to glass, metal, concrete, and wood. Additionally, they are ideal for many industrial products and consumer adhesives. They are commonly used to accelerate a variety of epoxy curing agents as well as amines, polyamides, and amidoamines. 

CAPCURE ® and GABEPRO ® Brand of Mercaptan Curing Agent

CAPCURE ® and GABEPRO ® Brand of Mercaptan Curing Agent was developed in 1966 by Diamond Shamrock at the Gabriel Performance Products facility. Gabriel Products have a unique advantage of rapid cure time, with ambient and low temperatures, and thin-film cure. 

With two main categories of CAPCURE ® and GABEPRO ® Brand of Mercaptan Curing Agent and several sub-categories that offer different uses and applications as followed.  

The Catagory of CAPCURE ® Mercaptan 

CAPCURE® 3-800 – A unique polymercaptan – that is employed as a liquid curing agent. Additionally used to accelerate other epoxy curing agents as well. 

Uses and Applications: 

  • Industrial adhesives
  • Protective coatings
  • Reinforced plastics
  • Electrical insulation
  • Tooling
  • Road marker adhesives
  • Consumer patch kits
  • Acceleration of epoxy adhesive cure
  • Jewelry and craft adhesive cure

CAPCURE® 3830-81 – A catalyzed mercaptan epoxy curing agent that delivers a medium viscosity. Designed for a rapid cure time of 3 to 5 minutes at room temperature.

Uses and Applications: 

  •  Acceleration of epoxy adhesive cure
  • Consumer repair kits
  • Coatings
  • Civil engineering
  • Industrial adhesives
  • Jewelry and craft adhesive cure
  • Protective coatings
  • Typical Properties

CAPCURE ® 40 SEC HV –  A mercaptan-based epoxy hardener that improves the bond between glass and metal, especially brass and bronze. 

Uses and Applications: 

  • Adhesives & coatings
  • Patching compounds
  • Road marker adhesives
  • Grouts and concrete repair products
  • Floor repairs
  • NSF potable water coatings
  • Joint sealants, anchor bolt adhesives
  • Automotive aftermarket repair compounds
  • Hobby and craft adhesives and coatings
  • DIY Consumer market (general purpose bonding)
  • Typical Properties

Capcure® 3850-101 – A catalyzed mercaptan epoxy curing agent that can be used as both a sole curing agent or as an accelerator for amine, amide or amido-amine curative chemistries. 

Uses and Applications: 

  • Castings
  • Laminate
  • Fast-set adhesives
  • Potting
  • Accelerator for conventional and high-solids applications
  • Typical Properties

The Catagory of GABEPRO ® Mercaptan 

GABEPRO® GPM-800 – A mercaptan-terminated liquid curing agent that delivers rapid cure rates on systems at low temperatures, in thin-films. Additionally, this delivers exceptional color and has a low mercaptan-toxicity compound. 

Uses and Applications: 

  • Industrial adhesives
  • Protective coatings
  • Reinforced plastics
  • Electrical insulation
  • Tooling
  • Road marker adhesives
  • Consumer patch kits
  • Acceleration of epoxy adhesive cure
  • Jewelry and craft adhesive cure

GABEPRO® GPM-800 LO – A polymercaptan liquid curing agent. Formulated for a low-odor and delivers rapid cure rates at low temperatures and in thin-films. 

Uses and Applications: 

  • Industrial adhesives
  • Protective coatings
  • Reinforced plastics
  • Electrical insulation
  • Tooling
  • Road marker adhesives
  • Consumer patch kits
  • Acceleration of epoxy adhesive cure
  • Jewelry and craft adhesive cure

GABEPRO® GPM-830 CB – A mercaptan-based epoxy hardener. Used as a catalyst or co-curing material. It improves the bond between glass and metal, especially brass and bronze. 

Uses and Applications: 

  • Adhesives & coatings
  • Patching compounds
  • Road marker adhesives
  • Grouts and concrete repair products
  • Floor repairs
  • NSF potable water coatings
  • Joint sealants, anchor bolt adhesives
  • Automotive aftermarket repair compounds
  • Hobby and craft adhesives and coatings
  • DIY Consumer market (general purpose bonding)

GABEPRO® GPM-888 – A mercaptan-terminated liquid Amine-catalyzed curing agent. It can be used both as a single curing agent or as an accelerator for amine and amide chemistries.

  Uses and Applications: 

  • Acceleration of epoxy adhesive cure
  • Consumer repair kits
  • Coatings
  • Civil engineering
  • Industrial adhesives
  • Jewelry and craft adhesive cure
  • Protective coatings

GABEPRO® GPM-890CB – A mercaptan-based epoxy hardener curing agent. Used as a catalyst or co-curing material. It improves the bond between glass and metal, especially brass and bronze. 

Uses and Applications: 

  • Adhesives & coatings
  • Patching compounds
  • Road marker adhesives
  • Grouts and concrete repair products
  • Floor repairs
  • NSF potable water coatings
  • Joint sealants, anchor bolt adhesives
  • Automotive aftermarket repair compounds
  • Hobby and craft adhesives and coatings
  • DIY Consumer market (general purpose bonding)

GABEPRO® GPM-891 – An easy to use epoxy curing agent. This reduced odor curing agent is Formaldehyde-free and reduces skinning problems and delivers a non-yellowing casting color. 

Uses and Applications: 

  • Castings
  • Laminate
  • Fast-set adhesives
  • Potting
  • Accelerator for conventional and high-solids applications

GABEPRO® GPM-895 FC – A mercaptan-based epoxy hardener. This curing agent improves bonds between glass and metal, especially bronze and brass. Delivers improved adhesion. 

Uses and Applications: 

  • Adhesives & coatings
  • Patching compounds
  • Road marker adhesives
  • Grouts and concrete repair products
  • Floor repairs
  • NSF potable water coatings
  • Joint sealants, anchor bolt adhesives
  • Automotive aftermarket repair compounds
  • Hobby and craft adhesives and coatings
  • DIY Consumer market (general purpose bonding)

Where To Buy Mercaptan 

You can purchase mercaptan directly from Gabriel Performance Products. Gabriel products not only outperform other mercaptan suppliers or vendors but they also offer competitive pricing. Additionally, they offer knowledgeable technical support. Contact them today for a product range and a mercaptan MSDS sheet or a mercaptan SDS sheet. 

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