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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

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

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

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

Adhesives & Sealants, Green & Clean

Hybrid Adhesive features structural cyanoacrylate technology.

October 1, 2014

Combining bond strength of structural epoxy with speed of instant adhesive, Loctite® 4090™ offers rapid, high-strength bonding to range of substrates, including metals, most plastics, and rubbers. Product offers impact, moisture, and UV resistance, as well as temperature resistance to 300°F. Available as 50 ml cartridge packaged with 5 mix nozzles, gel adhesive fixtures in 3-5 min when used to fill gaps up to 0.2 in. Low blooming product is suited for appearance-sensitive applications. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

High-Tack PSA Dot is sourced from biodegradable materials.

October 1, 2014

ECO-Squares™ are biodegradable hot melt pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) dots that provide instant adhesion and aggressive tack to help increase production and reduce adhesive failures. Able to be customized to meet specifications, these pre-engineered adhesive patches do not require heat during application. This reduces risk of burns, increases employee safety, and reduces energy demands. During 34 days of bio-methane potential testing, 35% biodegradation occurs in anaerobic environment. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Conductive Adhesive targets HIT silicon solar modules.

September 23, 2014

Designed to be used in modified ribbon stringer, EMS 561-147 Conductive Adhesive will snap cure and fixture ribbons in seconds at 180°C with enough strength to withstand module manufacturing processes until adhesive cure is completed during encapsulant lamination. Product can be dispensed by time pressure, auger, or jetting. More stress absorbing than solder, adhesive withstands rigors of thermal cycling and processes at low temperatures. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Release Additive, Crosslinker suit solvent-borne systems.

September 17, 2014

Used at 1%–2% addition levels, Bluestar Silicones ADD 398 premium release additive minimizes release force and provides optimal release for range of solvent polymers. Crosslinking agent XL 311, developed for use on polyethylene coated kraft (PEK) paper, provides low-temperature cure and anchorage strength to substrate material. Uses for these products include label applications and pressure-sensitive release coatings. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Adhesives & Sealants

Adhesive Tapes suit direct food contact applications.

September 8, 2014

FDA compliant Direct and Indirect Food Tapes and Films are used when manufacturing, processing, packaging, distributing and storing foods, pharmaceutical and OTC products.  Food grade tapes meet food safety standards and eliminate concerns over contamination and clean up.  Various products are available with permanent or temporary adhesive and can be custom designed and manufactured to meet application requirements. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Adhesive Solutions target wearable medical devices.

August 7, 2014

Comprising material, adhesive, conversion, printing, and packaging options, MEDIFIX Solutions™ provides complete turnkey solution for wearable mobile device applications. Combination of Scapa Soft-Pro® Adhesives and Bioflex® Materials with design and assembly techniques allows for customized interface between device and body that performs over time across various activity levels, moisture levels, skin types, and device sizes. Custom development and scalable production are available. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Single-Component, Snap Cure Epoxy exhibits high strength.

August 5, 2014

Curing in 1–2 min at 300°F, Master Bond EP3SP5FL has flowable, moderate viscosity and adheres to such substrates as metals, composites, glass, ceramics, rubbers, and plastics. Tensile lap shear strength exceeds 2,000 psi at room temperature when bonding aluminum to aluminum. Also acting as effective electrical insulator, epoxy has -60 to +200°F service range. At ambient temperatures, hardness is >85 Shore D. Above 200°F, material softens to 25–30 Shore D to foster and facilitate rework. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Professional Sealant suits window, door, and siding applications.

August 1, 2014

Formulated to meet contractor requirements regarding flexibility, strength, and durability, QUAD® MAX window, door, and siding sealant withstands effects of such harsh weather conditions as freezing temperatures, intense heat, winds, rain, sleet, snow, and dirt. UV-resistant product, which cures in 24 hr and can be painted within 1 hr, develops strong bond in wet and dry conditions; offers 5X stretch and 50% joint movement; and adheres to diverse building materials (without primer).
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Ceramic Adhesives support continuous use to 2,800°F.

July 30, 2014

Offering chemical and thermal shock resistance, Resbond™ 940 Customizable Series can be matched to physical properties of substrate for optimized adhesion to quartz, cordierite, fused silica, glassware, ceramics, and metals. Products cure in 4-8 hr at room temperature or in 5 min at 175°F. Applications include bonding, sealing, and insulating light bulbs, fixtures, and sensors; encapsulating industrial heating elements; and forming electrically resistant coatings for high temperature instruments. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Fasteners & Hardware

Tamper Evident Security Tape adheres to difficult surfaces.

July 29, 2014

Applicable to such difficult surfaces as stretch wrap, shrink film, and recycled corrugated cartons in temperatures down to +20°F, PVT and EVT Series indicate tampering within 1 min of application. Service temperature ranges from -40 to +200°F, and 2 mil polyester film construction promotes strength during shipping/handling. Offered in 1, 2, and 3 in. widths, TSA-CCSP compliant tapes also support printed serial numbers, printed instructions, and customizations. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Silicone Sealant/Adhesive carries NSF-51 certification.

July 23, 2014

With 100% silicone formulation that promotes adhesion as well as temperature resistance while minimizing shrinkage and application temperature, TruSil 100 comes in caulk tube with screw on nozzle that facilitates cleaning, storage, and reuse after product has been opened. Removable tip helps reduce waste by limiting open product's exposure to air and moisture between uses. Available in several colors and mildew resistant options product meets ASTM-C920 performance criteria. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Silicone Adhesive is flexible and electrically conductive.

July 18, 2014

With optimized working life and dispensing characteristics, 102-32D is designed for high throughput and automated dispensing processes. Use results in no tailing or stringing and minimal bleeding. Conductivity is 0.0001 Ω-cm, and application methods include spraying, screen-printing, and syringe dispensing. Capable of room temperature and snap cure, elastic adhesive suits delicate and stress-sensitive substrates and adheres to PTFE, silicone, and other low-surface-energy substrates. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Light Curable Adhesives provide cure confirmation.

July 15, 2014

Based on Encompass™ technology, Light Curable Adhesives incorporate See-Cure color-change and Ultra-Red™ fluorescing technologies. While in uncured state, adhesive with See-Cure technology is blue in color for verification of placement. As product cures with exposure to UV light, blue transitions to colorless for visual confirmation of cure. Products formulated with Ultra-Red™ technology fluoresce bright red under low-intensity black light, contrasting on plastics that naturally fluoresce blue. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Clear PET Window/Door Film simplifies graphics change out.

July 10, 2014

Designed for dry installation of graphics on glass surfaces, ViziPrint Impress optically clear, printable polyester window film features suction technology that does not leave any residue behind, eliminates bubbling, and is unaffected by moisture. Dimensionally stable and scratch-resistant product comes in 3 versions: 4 mil clear UV for UV curable inks; 5 mil clear SEL for solvent, eco solvent, latex, and UV curable inks; and 5 mil white SEL for solvent, eco solvent, latex, and UV curable inks. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Soft Light-Curable Adhesive bonds COC/COP film laminates.

July 9, 2014

Soft and flexible with durometer of A58, 1072-M MD® will cure in less than 3 seconds after exposure to LED or broad-spectrum UV light. Adhesive has viscosity of 1,000 cP for optimized wetting, making it suitable for interfacial bonding requirements. Product is ISO 10993-5 Cytotoxicity approved and suitable for bonding cyclic olefin polymers/copolymers used in point-of-care device industry. Read More