ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

One-Part Silicones cure rapidly when exposed to UV/Vis light.

Print Story
Print | 
email story Email |  Comment Comment   Share facebook twitter reddit StumbleUpon Delicious Digg  
One-Part Silicones cure rapidly when exposed to UV/Vis light.
One-Part Silicones cure rapidly when exposed to UV/Vis light.

Click Here to Enlarge Picture

July 1, 2009 - Comprised of 7 products, LoctiteŽ Light Cure Silicones offer cure depths up to 2 in. and cure fully in seconds when exposed to high-powered UV or visible light. Solvent-free adhesives/sealants deliver elastic seal with optimized degradation resistance. Able to bond with silicone, plastic, and metal substrates, they exhibit weather, temperature, and moisture resistance. Uses include general bonding and sealing as well as replacing molded or die-cut gaskets and coating applications.

(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)
Original Press Release

Henkel Corporation
One Henkel Way
Rocky Hill, CT, 06067
USA



Rapid, Deep Curing Materials for Potting, Encapsulating, Bonding and Gasketing


FLEXIBLE LOCTITE(R) LIGHT CURE SILICONES CURE WITH VISIBLE LIGHT

Rocky Hill, Conn. - June 25, 2009... In today's challenging economy where manufacturers are looking for more effective ways to reduce cycle times, racking space and overall costs, Henkel Corporation introduces a complete line of Loctite(R) Light Cure Silicone adhesives/sealants that cure fully in seconds on exposure to high-powered UV or visible light.

Loctite(R) Light Cure Silicones deliver an elastic seal with excellent degradation resistance. With cure depths up to two inches, these solvent-free, one-part silicones bond well to silicone, plastic and metal substrates. Designed for general industrial bonding and sealing, Loctite(R) Light Cure Silicones are used to assemble air conditioning and heating equipment, optical instruments, medical/surgical devices, exterior lighting and enclosures, circuit breakers, electrical connectors/sensors and fiber optics. These materials can also be used to replace molded or die-cut gaskets and for coating applications.

All Loctite(R) Light Cure Silicones offer superior weather, temperature and moisture resistance. These translucent materials will not degrade or yellow on long-term exposure to light. The products can be dispensed manually or with LoctiteŽ semi-automatic dispensing systems.

A total of seven products make up the new Loctite(R) Light Cure Silicone line. Loctite(R) 5050(TM) is a cured-in-place silicone gasketing material that replaces costly, unreliable compression gaskets. Loctite(R) 5055(TM) is a low viscosity, self-leveling silicone designed for high-speed potting, coating, bonding and sealing. Loctite(R) 5056(TM) is a medium viscosity, flowable material that offers high adhesion to hard-to-bond substrates, and superior heat and humidity resistance.

The remaining four products offer a secondary moisture cure that ensures complete cure in shadowed areas. Three of these products also feature a built-in fluorescence detection system for easy quality inspection. Loctite(R) 5031(TM) Nuva-Sil(R) is a self-leveling silicone that flows easily onto parts for high-speed potting, coating and sealing. Loctite(R) 5033(TM) Nuva-Sil(R) is a thixotropic silicone paste designed for high speed bonding, tacking or sealing. Loctite(R) 5039(TM) Nuva-Sil(R) is a semi-flowable silicone paste that allows high-speed, in-line gasketing and sealing. Loctite(R) 5240(TM) Nuva-Sil(R) is a self-leveling silicone for high-speed bonding and sealing.

Neutral curing and non-corrosive, Loctite(R) 5050(TM), 5055(TM), 5056(TM) and 5240(TM) are ideal for electronic component assembly. Offering ISO 10993 biocompatibility, Loctite(R) 5055(TM), 5056(TM) and 5240(TM) are suitable for use in medical device assembly.

For more information on the patented line of Loctite(R) Light Cure Silicones, call 1-800-LOCTITE.

For more than 130 years, Henkel has been a leader with brands and technologies that make people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. Henkel operates in three business areas - Home Care, Personal Care, and Adhesive Technologies - and is ranked among the Fortune Global 500 companies. More than 60 percent of Henkel's sales are in fast-moving consumer goods, while the industrial business accounts for almost 40 percent of the company's total sales. In fiscal 2008, Henkel generated sales of 14,131 million euros and adjusted operating profit of 1,460 million euros. Our more than 55,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to fulfilling our corporate claim, "A Brand like a Friend," and ensuring that people in more than 125 countries can trust in brands and technologies from Henkel.

Print Story
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Adhesives and Sealants
Chemical Processing and Waste Management
Materials and Material Processing
 More New Product News from this company:
Structural Acrylic Adhesives can replace welds and rivets.
Anaerobic Threadlocker cures through contaminants.
Two-Component, Instant Adhesive fills gaps up to 5 mm wide.
UV Cure System suits benchtop production.
Semisolid Pipe Sealant Stick does not spill or leak.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
Henkel-Sponsored Athlete Prevails to Win 5th X Games Gold
Golden Boys: Henkel Athletes Win Big at X Games Aspen 2013
Henkel Announces Results of 2011 Bonneville Land Speed Racing
Henkel Updates LoctiteŽ Structural Adhesive Selector Guide
Henkel Keeps Fans Connected as World's Fastest Vehicles Race to Break Land Speed Records
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Potting Compounds
Encapsulation Compounds
Gasket Adhesives
Silicone Sealants
Silicone Adhesives
Laminating Adhesives
Join the forum discussion at:
Hard to Handle


Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address