Adhesives

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Optically Clear, Room Temperature Curing Epoxy Blocks UV Light Transmission

September 14, 2016

Formulated for specific optical applications, Master Bond EP30-2LB blocks UV light from 200-400 nm and allows the transmission of visible light from 450-900 nm. This two part system is optically clear with a refractive index of 1.55. It also passes ASTM E595 testing to meet NASA low outgassing specifications. Beyond its optical properties, EP30-2LB is a reliable structural adhesive with a... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Optical Adhesive features high refractive index.

May 19, 2016

Cured by UV and/or visible light between 315–450 nm, NOA 170 features refractive index of 1.70 at 25°C. Liquid adhesive is recommended for bonding glass to glass and also offers adhesion to cellulose acetate butyrate. When fully cured, adhesive is very rigid and brittle. Product features temperature range of -5 to 100°C, viscosity of 4,500–5,500 cps, and Shore D hardness of 75. Applications include military and commercial optics, waveguides, fiber optics, LEDs, and displays. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Two Part, Room Temperature Curing Epoxy Features Ultra Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

January 12, 2015

Master Bond EP42HT-2LTE is often chosen for a variety of bonding, sealing, coating and select casting applications in the electronic, aerospace, optical and specialty OEM industries. This two component epoxy has a flowable paste consistency that enables precise alignment with minimal fixturing. It cures at room temperature or more quickly with the addition of heat. This system is notable for... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Optics & Photonics

Epoxy Resin Adhesive cures at temperatures as low as 60°C.

June 13, 2014

Suited for optical packaging applications where several temperature-sensitive materials are bound together, DELOMONOPOX LT204 epoxy resin minimizes thermal stress and warping. This multi-purpose, one-component adhesive can be processed within 48 hr at room temperature and adheres to various plastics as well as metals and FR4 composites. Dispensed through needles with diameter as small as 200 µm, product exhibits low thermal stress and moderate shrinkage during curing. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Henkel's Loctite® Liquid Optically Clear Adhesives (LOCA) Improve Performance and Design Flexibility for Next-Generation Automotive Displays

May 12, 2014

Henkel offering LOCA demonstrations to automakers and suppliers through June 30 MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – Automakers and suppliers looking to improve durability, reduce thickness and enhance readability of their next-generation automotive displays can now take advantage of Henkel's Loctite® Liquid Optically Clear Adhesives (LOCA). Henkel is offering demonstrations at its North American... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Dimensionally Stable UV Curable System with a High Glass Transition Temperature

July 29, 2013

Suitable for high production applications, Master Bond UV25 offers fast fixture times, rapid curing and high temperature resistance. This multifunctional one component UV curable system was developed for bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications. It is widely used in aerospace, fiber-optic, optical, electronic and related industries. Master Bond UV25’s most notable feature is... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Optics & Photonics

High Temperature Resistant B-Staged Adhesive Film Features Thermal Conductivity and Electrical Insulation

July 26, 2013

In an effort to mitigate the more complicated preparation associated with B-staged epoxies, Master Bond developed FLM36 for bonding and sealing applications in the aerospace, electronic, opto-electronic and specialty OEM industries. This B-staged film eliminates mixing and measuring and is easy to handle. FLM36 can withstand temperatures up to 500°F and retains its high strength properties... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Optics & Photonics

Silicone Adhesive is formulated for optimal optical bonding.

May 7, 2009

Suited for optical potting, casting, and encapsulation, transparent low viscosity 2-part silicone adhesive MS151 features refractive index of 1.43 and operating temperature range of 65 to +400°F. It cures at room temperature to optically clear silicone rubber, providing electrical insulation as well as resistance to vibration, impact, shock, and thermal cycling. Adhesive has dielectric strength of 460 V/mil and volume resistivity of 1x10E15 W-cm. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Clear Epoxy is for bonding and potting optical devices.

November 21, 2008

Featuring viscosity of 700-800 cps, Master Bond EP29LP multi-purpose 2-part optical epoxy has low exotherm to peak of 120°F . It adheres to optical fibers, connectors, lenses, and glass and forms high strength bonds of more than 3,500 psi in shear. With temperature range of 60-250°F, epoxy has chemical resistance to water, fuels, acids, bases, and salts. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Optical Adhesive features refractive index of 1.46.

October 13, 2008

Providing optimal bond when using plastic-to-plastic or plastic-to-glass substrates, NOA 84 cures by UV light with max absorption from 320-400 nm and visible light between 400-450 nm. Clear, colorless, liquid photopolymer adheres to CR-39, polarized film, Delrin®, nylon, cellulose acetate butyrate, polycarbonate, acrylics, and glass. Use of one-component, 100% solids adhesive eliminates premixing, drying, or heat-curing operations. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Optics & Photonics

Adhesive bonds optical components.

July 21, 2004

Optically-clear, ANGSTROMBOND® AB9053 is suited for bonding lenses, prisms, and quartz windows. Acrylic polymer has low refractive index of 1.41, offers UV cure in as little as 1 sec, and withstands temperatures up to 200°C. Supplied in 3 cc syringes, adhesive will bond to glass, ceramic, plastics, and most metals. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Epoxy suits opto-electronic assembly applications.

October 22, 2002

Silica-filled OPTOCAST 3421 single component adhesive is UV/heat cureable. It exhibits low shrinkage on cure (0.4%, linear) and is ionically clean (max ionic content rated at 15 ppm total Na + K+ Cl8). Result on cure is 85/85 (85°C/85% relative humidity) with 50°C DI water soak resistance. Epoxy has flexural and tensile strengths of 7,000 and 15,000 psi, respectively, and D Hardness rated at 91 (min). Read More

Optics & Photonics

Adhesive bonds lenses, prisms, and mirrors.

September 4, 2002

Suitable for optical bonding, TRA-BOND LX10085 one-part adhesive allows users to take as much time as necessary to make critical alignments, then sets in seconds when exposed to ultraviolet light. Solvent free system meets Federal Specification MIL-A-3920 for optical adhesives and provides optical bonding to glass surfaces, metals, fiberglass, and glass filled plastics. It is suited for military, aerospace, and commercial optics. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Low-Shrink Adhesives provide doublet and lens bonding.

March 27, 2002

High-clarity, UV/visible light-curing adhesives offer viscosities from 300 to 25,000 cP and elongation from 120 to 175%. Fiber-optic adhesives include OP-52 medium-viscosity grade and OP-54 low-viscosity, wicking grade for butt bonding, bundling, and splitting. OP-18 may be peeled off like tape, and OP-19 and OP-19G are water soluble grades. Adhesives cure in seconds and offer moisture resistance, low outgassing, and resistance to thermal excursions. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Lens Bonding Adhesives are optically clear.

November 28, 2001

Lens assembly adhesives for precision bonding, mounting, laminating, and fixturing applications have good adhesion to lens construction materials and to most metal, coated or painted frames and holders. Applications include cameras, microscopes, as well as eyeglass and sunglass lenses. Special UV blocking grades are available that adhere to PVA, CR-39, and CAP. These flexible lens bonders provide UV/visible protection to 410 nm. Read More

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