Adhesives & Sealants

Adhesives & Sealants

Thermally Conductive Epoxy suits die attach applications.

November 3, 2014

Adhering to metals, ceramics, and silicon dies, Supreme 3HTND-2DA cures in 5–10 min at 150°C, offers die shear strength of 19–21 kg-f, and is serviceable from -100 to +400°F. One-part, electrically insulative epoxy passes NASA low outgassing test specifications and has low ionics, particularly chlorine at <15 ppm. As toughened system, product can withstand rigorous thermal cycling and shock. Supreme 3HTND-2DA comes in syringes and can be applied to defined area without running. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Adhesives & Sealants

Acrylic Foam Tape enables primerless trim components application.

October 24, 2014

Intended for global automakers and suppliers, 3M™ Acrylic Plus Tape Series EX4500 enables primerless application of trim components. Product, compatible with various paints without requiring adhesion promoter or other surface pre-treatment methods, allows adhesion to Medium Surface Energy (MSE) plastics such as acrylic, ABS, AES, ASA, PC, and PC+ABS. Tape also ensures compatibility with various paints, including those composed of carbamate, epoxy/acid powder and 2K urethane. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Plate Mounting Foam Tape meets needs of narrow web printers.

October 24, 2014

With adhesives on both plate roll/sleeve and plate side, tesa Softprint® Secure double-sided foam tape series addresses challenges of plate lift and long run lengths for narrow web printers. These plate mounting tapes prevent plate lift on small repeat cylinders and sleeves while maintaining strong, secure bond. SNAP-ON bonding agent also facilitates plate mounting and demounting. Narrow web sizes and hardness levels (hard, medium, soft) come in blue-, red-, and yellow-logoed rolls. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

High-Temperature Adhesive bonds dissimilar materials.

October 17, 2014

Resistant to corrosion, chemicals, thermal shock, and electricity, Resbond™ S5H13 suits adhesive applications up to 500°F. Epoxy bonds heavy plastic to stainless steel; seals and insulates Bi-Polar, Electro-Cauterizers; and withstands thousands of steam sterilization cycles at 375°F. Adhering to metals, plastics, composites, glass, and ceramics, paste cures at room temperature and exhibits 1.9 gms/cc density, 80 Shore D hardness, and 10,000 psi tensile strength. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Light-Curable Adhesive targets medical catheters.

October 16, 2014

Formulated with Encompass™ technology that combines See-Cure color change and Ultra-Red™ fluorescing technologies with LED-curing capabilities, 215-CTH-UR-SC Adhesive is suitable for bonding variety of substrates, including Nylon 12 and PEBA. Product provides secure bonds with added benefits of cure confirmation and post-cure bond-line inspection. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Muntin Bar Tape suits low surface energy materials.

October 16, 2014

Developed for Kynar®500 flouropolymer, Vitrasil® acrylic polyester, and powder-coated finishes, LSE SDL Series eliminates need for liquid silane adhesion promoters. System provides long-term indoor/outdoor adhesion to variety of window substrates, including easy-to-clean and self-cleaning glass. It also bonds to cellular PVC, vinyl, primed/unprimed wood, plastic, and painted aluminum muntin bars. Available in .032 in. black, LSE SDL Series resists air, water, detergents, moisture, UV, and dust. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

LED-Curable Adhesive facilitates catheter assembly, inspection.

October 10, 2014

Used for bonding and assembly of catheter designs featuring Nylon 12 and PEBA, MD® 215-CTH-UR-SC provides secure bonds with facilitated cure confirmation and post-cure, bond-line inspection. Adhesive is blue to facilitate verification of placement in uncured state, and color transitions to colorless upon UV cure. Cured adhesive fluoresces bright red under low-intensity black light (365 nm). Uses include bonding lumen to balloon or hub, marker band assembly, and manifold bond joints. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Metallocene Hot Melt Adhesives offer pot life stability.

October 7, 2014

Designed for case, tray, and carton sealing, Metallocene Hot Melt Adhesives are clear in color and are not prone to charring or odor. Heat resistant products are formulated for operation across temperature range of -40 to 165°F. Adhesives bond to wide range of packaging substrates including coated stocks and high recycled-content board. With optimized hot tack, Metallocene hot melts can grab quickly to avoid pop-opens with high-memory boards. Read More