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Packaging Sealant provides alternatives to Barex.

December 2, 2014

Offering alternative to Barex® polyacrylonitrile resin-based packaging, CXB™ meets healthcare market demands regarding sealant strength, barrier properties, and inertness necessary to protect sensitive transdermal packaging and biomedical device applications. Sealant is incorporated into laminated structure, provides chemical resistance and minimal absorption rates, and exhibits minimal reactivity with medical-grade chemical contents of package. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Stainless Steel Paint withstands up to 1200°F.

November 28, 2014

Adhering to cast and machined metal surfaces, Dampney Thurmalox® 282 will not discolor, chip, crack, or peel at temperatures up to 1,200°F. High-heat, one-component silicone coating comes in aerosol spray cans as well as quarts and gallons for application by brush or roller. In addition to industrial heaters, vents, conveyors, compressors, piping, and turbines, paint is suited for automotive exhaust manifolds, BBQ pits, smokers, and grills. Read More

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

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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Adhesives & Sealants

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