Adhesives & Sealants

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DuPont(TM) Solamet® Helps REC Increase Solar Panel Power Performance

January 27, 2014

Collaboration on Materials Continues to Enhance Solar Cell Efficiency RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – DuPont™ Solamet® PV18x series photovoltaic metallization paste is helping REC, a leading global provider of solar energy solutions, to develop its most powerful solar panels to date. The achievement is the result of collaboration over the last four years that has focused on optimizing... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Material Handling & Storage, Software

Ellsworth Adhesives Launches New Distribution ERP Software Program

January 24, 2014

GERMANTOWN, WI – Ellsworth Adhesives, a global distributor of adhesives, specialty chemicals and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce the successful launch of its new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system platform and enterprise applications. In recognizing the changing needs of customers and increasing demand for solutions to manage business, Ellsworth Adhesives Specialty Chemical... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Green & Clean

Radial Shaft Seal protects wind turbines.

January 22, 2014

Designed with integrated deflector lip, Merkel Radiamatic R 55 Radial Shaft Sealing Ring protects wind turbine systems against harsh environment elements and eliminates need to use second seal, which is common in existing wind systems. In addition, seal minimizes installation space and can even offset radial play or shaft eccentricity without neglecting sealing and deflecting functions. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Epoxy Adhesive suits microelectronic assembly applications.

January 14, 2014

Designed to cure rapidly when exposed to high-intensity UV light, 535-10M-45 Epoxy Adhesive contains secondary thermal cure initiator that cures as low as 90°C for shadowed areas. Low outgassing, non-conductive, ionically clean product does not contain antimony and has low glass transition temperature. Material is suited for disk drive assemblies, lens bonding in camera modules, chip... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Conductive Adhesive suits die attach applications.

January 10, 2014

Designed for lead-frame die attach applications in semiconductors, circuit assembly, photonics, or camera modules, CA-175 Snap Cure Conductive Adhesive has moderate glass transition temperature (Tg) and modulus. Rheology is optimized for needle dispensing by time-pressure, auger, or positive displacement. Able to achieve full cure in 8 sec at 200°C, adhesive is modified to provide conductivity... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

World Wide Metric Introduces Hatch Sealing Tape

January 9, 2014

World Wide Metric has recently added DrySeal Hatch Sealing Tape to their wide variety of products. They have partnered with Soprema who is a worldwide leading manufacturer in the waterproofing industry. DrySeal is an adhesive "winter grade" hatch sealing tape manufactured in Canada from SBS Modified Bitumen, making the product water resistant, elastomeric, and durable with cutting edge... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Dimensionally Stable Two Component Urethane Modified Epoxy Gel Is Thermally Conductive

January 8, 2014

Primarily used for potting and encapsulation applications, Master Bond Super Gel 9AO is a  soft, urethane modified gel-like epoxy that offers thermal conductivity and electrical insulation properties. This two part system is also employed for bonding and sealing as it adheres well to a variety of substrates including metals, glass, ceramics and many rubbers and plastics. With a low hardness of... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Silane-Modified Polymer Adhesives seal seams and joints.

December 27, 2013

Designed for elastic bonding, coating, and sealing of seams and joints on most metal, plastic, and composite substrates, Teroson® MS 930™ and Teroson® MS 939™ require no primers and offer both UV and weather resistance. Solvent- and isocyanate-free, one-part adhesives cure rapidly with exposure to ambient moisture. Supplied in sausage packs, products experience limited shrinkage on cure... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

General Label Selects FLEXcon to Expand Customizable Keypads for Home Security Systems

December 23, 2013

Mounting adhesive allows homeowners to incorporate keypads into home décor FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced it has been selected by General Label, Inc. to provide materials for home security system keypad coverings. Utilizing one of FLEXcon's FLEXmount® mounting adhesives, General Label can provide graphic overlays to allow homeowners to customize... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Oil-Tolerant Anaerobic Adhesives can cure through contaminants.

December 18, 2013

Formulated as wax-like, semi-solid adhesives packaged in self-feeding stick applicator, Loctite® 248™ Medium Strength Blue and Loctite® 268™ High Strength Red Threadlocker Sticks securely lock and seal threaded assemblies, fill gaps between threads, and prevent corrosion. These anaerobic threadlocker sticks can be used on oil-contaminated surfaces without requiring primers or... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products, Transportation Industry Products

KACO Relies on High-Temperature Fortron® PPS from Celanese to Help Solve Sealing Challenges for VW Engine Components

December 16, 2013

Sulzbach, Germany, Florence, Ky., Shanghai, PR China – Sealing system manufacturer KACO, Heilbronn (SABÓ-Group, São Paulo) has developed an innovative sealing shim and flange that relies on high-temperature Fortron® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), the global technology and specialty materials company. Crank case, sealing flange and oil pan: Three... Read More

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Non-Sag, Thermally Conductive Epoxy Adhesive

December 16, 2013

With thick paste consistency, Epoxyset's EB-403-1LV-T1 bonds to diverse substrates including metals, composites, glass, ceramics, rubbers, plastics and will not run or sag even when applied to vertical surfaces even at elevated temperatures. Bonds resist thermal cycling, autoclave, as well as chemicals, including water, oils, fuels, acids, bases, and salts. This one component epoxy requires no... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Construction Equipment and Supplies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Resealing Expansion Joints at Meadowhall Centre in the U.K.

December 3, 2013

In spite of all of its design and engineering awards, Meadowhall Centre had a problem. Over a decade of traffic had exposed the reality that the Suffix complex's parking structure was leaking. Unfortunately, this situation was not unique. Car parks all over the world are leaking every day primarily due to the use of the outdated sealing technology inherent to extruded rubber sealing glands which... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Interior Maintenance adds Capacity in HVAC Energy Savings

December 3, 2013

Interior Maintenance Company (IMC) is proud to announce its association with Aeroseal technology to allow us to more easily identify and seal air duct leaks.  Recognizing our customer's concerns with energy loss, odor control, and indoor air quality, IMC has incorporated this process to assist in solving these HVAC related problems. With this new addition to our services, Aeroseal is... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Saint-Gobain's CarboTherm(TM) Boron Nitride Fillers for Thermally Conductive, Dielectric Polymers on Display at Compounding World Forum 2013

December 3, 2013

Amherst, NY – Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials, a pioneer in advanced material solutions, announced today that its range of CarboTherm™ boron nitride thermal management fillers will be on display at the upcoming Compounding World Forum 2013, December 10-11, Booth #2, Hilton City Avenue, Philadelphia. CarboTherm Boron Nitride fillers enable manufacturing of thermally conductive, dielectric... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Vancive Medical Technologies(TM), Carefusion Sign Agreement for Antimicrobial Dressing

December 2, 2013

Exclusive agreement in North America marks first line of vascular access dressings from CareFusion CHICAGO – Vancive Medical Technologies™ and CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN) today announced an exclusive agreement in the United States, Canada and Mexico for the licensing and distribution of Vancive's BeneHold™ Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) antimicrobial Adhesive Technology for... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

UPM Raflatac Renews Its Removable Adhesive Portfolio with RR19 and RR12

December 2, 2013

UPM Raflatac announces the renewal of its removable adhesives portfolio with the addition of RR19 and RR12. Labelstocks constructed with these adhesives provide good initial tack and lasting adhesion to a wide array of substrates, yet offer excellent long-term removability. Products constructed with UPM Raflatac's RR19 and RR12 are "go-to" for versatility and removability, as they can be used in... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Toughened Two Component Epoxy Is Optically Clear and Resists Thermal Cycling

November 26, 2013

Master Bond EP38CL was developed for bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications that require toughness and durability. With a Shore D hardness exceeding 75, its toughness is a unique property that imparts resistance to rigorous thermal cycling, impact and mechanical shock.  EP38CL cures at room temperature or more quickly at elevated temperatures and has low shrinkage upon... Read More

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Thermally Conductive Epoxy serves applications up to 572°F.

November 25, 2013

Used for bonding, potting, tooling, and molding, Aremco-Bond™ 805 adheres to high-temperature plastics, glass, ceramic, and high-expansion metals. This 2-component, 100% solids, aluminum-filled epoxy cures at room temperature in 24 hr with final cure at 200°F in 2 hr. Cured material exhibits thermal conductivity of 12.5 Btu-in/hr-ft²-°F and dielectric strength of 50 V/mil.... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Vinyl Foam Tape can be used in adverse environments.

November 21, 2013

Used for sealing, cushioning, and gasketing in HVAC, packaging, weatherproofing, and OEM applications, Pres-On VF20200 tapes are coated on both sides with permanent acrylic adhesive featuring functional temperature range of -20 to +200°F. Closed cell structure resists absorption of water while maximizing load bearing capacity, and conformability makes tapes suited for joining irregular... Read More