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Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings

Valspar Packaging - Wins Bronze in the METPACK 2017 Innovation Awards

June 22, 2017

Packaging division receives honor for its valPure® V70 non-BPA technology

SEWICKLEY, Pa., June 21, 2017 - Valspar Packaging Coatings announced today that METPACK presented its 2017 Innovation award to Valspar's next generation valPure® V70 non-BPA series of coatings for light metal packaging. METPACK 2017 Innovation is the metal packaging industry's highest honor for... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Master Bond EP93FRHT Developed for Aircraft Applications

June 16, 2017

Specifically designed for avionic/aviation applications, Master Bond EP93FRHT readily passes the stringent Airbus specifications for vertical burn test, smoke emission and toxic gas emission as listed under ABD 0031, Issue F. This video explains the testing procedures and how well this two part, non-halogenated system performed. EP93FRHT can be used for bonding, sealing and potting... Read More

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MBK Tape Solutions Develops Stick to Skin Wearable Patches for Continuous Glucose Monitoring

June 8, 2017

June 2017 - MBK Tape Solutions has been a leader in designing, developing and converting stick to skin wearable patches for over 15 years for use with Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) medical devices. Continuous monitoring with the use of a CGM device that is secured to the skin by a medical grade pressure sensitive adhesive tape system provides an effective way to measure glucose levels in... Read More

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Epoxy Meets Airbus Standards for Flame Retardancy, Smoke and Gas Emissions

June 6, 2017

Formulated to meet rigorous Airbus specifications, Master Bond EP93FRHT passes the twelve second vertical burn test per AITM 2.0002B and Section 7.1.2 of ABD0031, Issue F; the smoke emission test per AITM 2.0007B, Issue 3 in the flaming mode and Section 7.3.2 of ABD0031, Issue F; and the toxic gas emission test per AITM 3.0005, Issue 2 in the flaming mode and Section 7.4 of ABD0031, Issue F.... Read More

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Dymax to Introduce New Small-Gauge Needle Bonding Adhesive at MD&M East 2017

June 6, 2017

Torrington, Connecticut – June 2, 2017 - Dymax Corporation, a leading supplier of adhesives to the disposable medical device industry, will exhibit in Booth #1357 at MD&M East, scheduled to take place June 13-15, 2017 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York. Their newest products and technologies – including MD® 1406-M, a next generation needle bonding adhesive – will be... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

High Strength Epoxies for Plastic Bonding

June 3, 2017

Lap shear strength is one of the most common stresses that a bonded joint can face, especially in structural bonding applications. It is tested by measuring the ability of an adhesive system to withstand stresses set in a plane, where the exerted shear force is moving the two substrates in opposite directions. This article evaluates select Master Bond epoxies that were recently tested for... Read More

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Encapsulant Adhesive Paste reflows at 230°C.

June 3, 2017

Offering pull strength up to 180g at room and high temperatures, SMT 256EP Encapsulant Adhesive Paste improves solder joint strength. Used for mass production via dispensing or printing, unit is suitable for high temperature applications up to 300°C and package level applications.

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70-3812NC Epoxy Adhesive meets ASTM E-595-07 standards.

June 2, 2017

Providing enhanced bonding and thermal conductivity, 70-3812NC Aluminum Filled Epoxy Adhesive is suitable for bonded fin heat sink and pipe bonding in extruded aluminum base applications. Formulated to be cured at room temperature or with mild heat, product’s 10:1 mix ratio is easy for batch mixing or using Meter Mix and Dispense Equipment.

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Uni-Seal™ 6322: UV / LED / Visible Hybrid Low Shrinkage (Soft) Gasketing Sealant / Bonder

June 1, 2017

Incure Uni-Seal™ 6322 UV / Visible / LED light curable adhesive is an acid-free, low viscosity form-in-place / cure-in-place gasket (FIPG / CIPG). Cures very fast with low energy LED lamps for high volume production. High resilient (good memory retention) and high flexibility out-perform many gaskets provides air-tight sealing. Uni-Seal™ 6322 exhibits enhanced excellent moisture and... Read More

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Adhesives for Your Specific Needs

May 27, 2017

EP30Med: Low Viscosity Epoxy Meets USP Class VI Specifications

Ideal for encapsulation, bonding and sealing applications, EP30Med offers excellent electrical insulation properties and exceptionally low shrinkage upon cure. It is a two component, room temperature curing biocompatible epoxy adhesive designed for high performance medical device applications. It features high bond strength,... Read More

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Cera Mastic Refractory Putty dries at room temperature.

May 24, 2017

Used for patching, repairing and filling fissure, Cera Mastic Refractory Putty offers adhesion to refractory types without chipping or flaking. Providing tough repaired surfaces over temperature range of 500°C to 1500°C, unit does not contain refractory ceramic fiber. Product is not sensitive to freezing and exhibits no sintering, shrinkage, or cracking with thermal cycling.

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SCProbond™ Adhesives are non-corrosive epoxy system.

May 19, 2017

Formulated to adhere ceramic components in material handling, power generation, mining and petroleum industries, SCProbond™ Epoxy Adhesives are available in low (LV-1) and high viscosity (HV-1) versions. SCProbond™ LV-1 is used in installing components in horizontal applications whereas SCProbond™ HV-1 is designed for vertical and overhead tilting applications. Product features good... Read More

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Two Component, Low Viscosity Epoxy Features Outstanding Chemical Resistance

May 17, 2017

Master Bond EP62-1BF is a two part epoxy featuring the ability to withstand exposure to aggressive chemicals including acids, bases and solvents, even at high temperatures. “We tested the chemical resistance properties of EP62-1BF by taking cured samples of the system and immersing them in a variety of chemicals, like sulfuric acid, toluene, ammonium hydroxide, etc.,” said Venkat... Read More

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Needle Bonding Adhesive enhances performance on smaller cannulas.

May 15, 2017

Suitable for small gauge needle applications, MD® 1406-M Needle Bonding Adhesive reduces chance of cannula substrate failure. Allowing tighter standard deviations, product is optimized for 385 nm LED curing. Product helps manufacturers with use of LED curing without affecting speed and cured mechanical properties.

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Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

SCProbond™ A/CRC Wear Compound is corrosion resistant.

May 15, 2017

Resisting chemical attack and sliding abrasion, SCProbond™ A/CRC Wear Compound is suitable for mining, construction, petrochemical, power generation and manufacturing operations. Compound can be applied as a protective layer in pump housings, elbows, hoppers, cyclones and dust collectors. Product is designed as an easy to mix and apply wear liner.

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Unbreakable Family Bonds

May 8, 2017

Master Bond’s EP3 series features outstanding performance properties, long-term durability and easy application. These one part epoxies do not require mixing, eliminate waste and have an unlimited working life at room temperature. They are formulated to cure quickly at elevated temperatures and are also designed to increase productivity. These EP3 products are 100% reactive and do not... Read More

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Two Part, Low Viscosity Epoxy Offers Long Working Life and High Elongation

April 26, 2017

EP29LPHE is a low viscosity epoxy system that features a long working life, reliable electrical insulation and low exotherm suitable for large potting and encapsulation applications. Read more about Master Bond’s low exotherm adhesives at http://www.masterbond.com/properties/low-exothermic-epoxy-systems or... Read More

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EP45HTAN Delivers Strong Bonds for Demanding Aerospace Applications

April 24, 2017

Master Bond EP45HTAN is a two component epoxy featuring excellent thermal conductivity, electrical insulation and a wide service temperature range of 4K to +500°F. This high strength system bonds well to metals, particularly to roughened titanium. It was tested by the QSS Group, Inc., the Ohio Aerospace Institute and the NASA Glenn Research Center for an aerospace application involving... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Test & Measuring Instruments

XP™ Tape Measure features three-rivet fastened hook connection.

April 14, 2017

Measuring 3 1/8 H x 3 3/8 W x 2 9/32 in. D and 1.25 lb weight, DWHT36225 XP™ Tape Measure comes in a impact-resistant PC/ABS and rubber case that survive drops up to 60 ft. Featuring integrated lock protection guards and built-in lanyard, unit is built around Dual-Core™ Technology. Designed with 1 ¼ in. wide high-carbon steel blade for straighter blade standout of 13 ft, product comes... Read More

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EpoKwick FC Epoxy System features strong physical adherence and zero shrinkage.

April 11, 2017

Used in thermal spray applications, failure analysis, powder metallurgy, 3D manufacturing, coatings and heat exchangers. EpoKwick FC (Fast Curing) Epoxy System can be cured at room temperature. With its low viscosity, product maximizes the penetration of gaps, cracks and pores. Having good edge retention quality and elimination of gaps in material testing, product is available in black, blue... Read More