Adhesives & Sealants

Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings

Company's Highest-Performing Water-Based PSA Earns Coveted BS 5609 Certification for Marine Use

September 3, 2014

Franklin Adhesives Polymers’ Covinax 383-19, developed for use in extreme environmental conditions, shows how tough it is during underwater testing for Section 2 of the Standard
 BS 5609: 1986, “Printed Pressure-Sensitive, Adhesive Coated Labels for Marine Use.” If a pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) adheres for at least three months in seawater, it’s tough enough to stand among the few... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing

Low Viscosity, One Part Cyanoacrylate Is Non-Toxic and Meets ISO 10993-5 Specifications

August 27, 2014

Master Bond MB250NT is widely used for a variety of applications ranging from repair to high speed production for disposable/reusable medical devices and passes ISO 10993-5 testing requirements. It also resists EtO and gamma sterilization processes. This single component ethyl cyanoacrylate cures rapidly depending upon the atmospheric humidity—the higher the level, the faster the rate of cure.... 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... 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... 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;... Read More

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;... 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... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing

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... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing

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... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Precision Specialties Acquires Palm Labs Adhesives

July 16, 2014

Roger Szafranski, President of Precision Specialties, has acquired Palm Labs Adhesives LLC, a technology based company which develops, manufactures and markets a broad line of specialty adhesives and sealants. Palm Labs Adhesives was established in 1998. It has a technology center in Hilton Head, South Carolina and a manufacturing operation in Debary, Florida. Our customers will continue to be... 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... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Henkel Expands Line of Loctite® LED-Compatible Adhesives

July 14, 2014

Bonding, Sealing, Potting and Threadlocking Products Meet Challenging Chemical Compatibility Standards Rocky Hill, Conn. -- Henkel has expanded its comprehensive offering of LED-compatible Loctite® adhesives, sealants, potting materials and threadlockers. The LED-compatible line now includes 38 products that improve the reliability and help lower the manufacturing costs of these lighting... 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,... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Green & Clean

Heraeus Photovoltaics Features their SOL9620 Series and the SOL9621 Series at Intersolar N.A. 2014

July 10, 2014

Up to 0.25% efficiency gains demonstrated on 110 Omega /sq. monocrystalline wafers WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. – The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit will feature two new front-side metallization pastes for c-Si solar cells during the Intersolar North America 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California on level 1 in Booth 7611 from July 8(th) through 10(th). The SOL9620 Series and... 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

Adhesives & Sealants, Green & Clean

Heraeus to Exhibit at Intersolar North America 2014 Exhibition and Conference

July 9, 2014

Heraeus PV to showcase new metallization pastes for Standard to UDLE and PERC cell designs WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. – The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit will be attending Intersolar North America 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from July 8th through 10th, showcasing their new products for standard to ultra LDE cells and PERC cell designs during the exhibition.... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Thread Sealant suits plumbing and HVAC/R applications.

July 7, 2014

Featuring smooth texture with PTFE resin-enrichment and synthetic fibers, RectorSeal Blue+™ is unrestricted for use with all threaded metal, polyethylene, fiberglass reinforced, PVC, CPVC, and ABS pipe. Non-setting, lead-free product is formulated for liquid pressures up to 10,000 psi and gas pressures up to 2,000 psi. Since sealant is non-toxic, low-odor, and non-flammable, it is suitable for... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

3M Announces DK Thermal to Distribute 3M Thermal Interface Materials

July 7, 2014

DK Thermal joins growing distributor network to help meet rising demand for thermal interface materials in electronic product design and assembly Bracknell, UK — 3M, the diversified technology company, has announced that DK Thermal Ltd has become a UK distributor of Thermally Conductive Adhesive Tapes from 3M as part of a growing network of partners focused on addressing the increasing... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Flooring Solutions maximize safety for athletics and play.

July 3, 2014

Tru-Motion™ single-component, moisture cured binders are available for outdoor running tracks and poured-in-place playground safety surfaces, while Tru-Motion 2-component poured elastomer systems suit indoor multi-purpose flooring and outdoor running tracks. Other types of Tru-Motion flooring solutions include single- and 2-component coatings for running track structural sprays and indoor... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Catheter Adhesive offers cure, post-cure inspection confirmations.

July 1, 2014

Formulated with both Ultra-Red™ and See-Cure technologies, 212-CTH-UR-SC is designed for use in catheter assembly and bonds to various substrates, including platinum and polycarbonate. While in its uncured state, this adhesive is blue to facilitate placement verification. Upon curing with UV light (<3 sec), product transitions to colorless to provide visual confirmation that adhesive... Read More