Epoxies

Epoxy suits opto-electronic assembly applications.

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...

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Adhesive Tapes

PVC Tape provides automotive wire harness wrapping.

Scapa 2763 black vinyl tape meets Daimler Chrysler MS-DC-13B specification, and can be used for wire harnesses and clip retention applications. Single coated with natural rubber pressure sensitive adhesive, tape is easily torn by hand, provides consistent unwind, and is very conformable. It is manufactured from lead-free materials in QS 9000 production facilities.

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Pressure Sensitive Adhesive comes in several variations.
Adhesives

Pressure Sensitive Adhesive comes in several variations.

MACbond®, high-tack, double coated PSA allows for customization. Family of rubber and acrylic free films suits medium/high-energy surface bonding (IF-2010); high-temperature, aggressive adhesion (IF-2070); bonding to low surface energy materials (IF-2090); and very high-temperature applications (IF-3070). Suitable for mounting, bonding, and laminating, MACmount®, double-coated,...

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Adhesives

Hot Melt Adhesive contains UV dye and has UL723 approval.

With 0/0 rating for flame propagation and smoke generation, PUR-FECT LOK® 34-196A, 100% solids adhesive has appearance of translucent solid. Moisture curing product provides immediate handling strength, deflection resistance, and ability to run cleanly at 250°F. Full cure occurs in 3 to 7 days. Application requires roll or slot coater adapted for reactive hot melt adhesives. Open time...

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How to Choose the Right Adhesive Tape for Your Application
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How to Choose the Right Adhesive Tape for Your Application

With a considerable number of adhesive materials, applications and methods, there are many options to consider when choosing an adhesive tape. As NADCO® is a leading manufacturer of custom tapes and labels; we took our years of experience to create this handy selection guide on choosing the right adhesive tape for your application.

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Threadlocker/Sealant replaces lockwashers.
Sealants

Threadlocker/Sealant replaces lockwashers.

PERMABOND® HH120 seals fasteners against water and chemicals. It obtains fixture strength in 15-20 min on active metals such as iron, steel, nickel, and aluminum. Viscosity is 7000 cp, allowing for gap filling up to 10 mil. HH120 features locking strength of 250-350 lb-in. and retaining strength of over 2000 psi. It is suitable for locking bolts, nuts, and screws for permanent assembly, and...

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Capstock Resin provides UV protection for ABS substrates.
Resins

Capstock Resin provides UV protection for ABS substrates.

Solarkote A acrylic capstock resin, in layers as thin as 6 mil, screens out UV radiation. Suited for coextruded applications, resin can also be used on watercraft, recreational vehicles, lawn/garden products, building/construction, automotive accessories, outdoor enclosures, tubs, spas, and pool accessories.

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Epoxies

Pourable Epoxies suit moldmaking applications.

High-Temp Moldmaker (C-1) heat-cured epoxy liquid maintains compressive strength to 36,500 psi at operating temperatures up to 500°F. It has pot life of 90 min and achieves functional cure in 24 hr. Aluminum Liquid (F-2) aluminum-filled epoxy has low viscosity that provides accurate reproduction of mold details on delicate or intricate parts. Cured molds withstand service temperatures up to...

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Conductive Silicones provide EMI/RFI shielding.
Silicone

Conductive Silicones provide EMI/RFI shielding.

BISCO® EC-2000 Series Conductive Silicones are nickel-graphite filled materials offering compression-set, flame and corrosion resistance. They come in wide continuous roll goods in thicknesses from 0.020 to 0.125 in., making them suitable for replacing fabric-over-foam in intricately shaped applications. EC-2000 products fall in 30-40 Shore A durometer range and are suitable for base...

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Acrylic Capstock adds weather resistance to polystyrene.
Resins

Acrylic Capstock adds weather resistance to polystyrene.

Solarkote® H resin enhances appearance of high impact polystyrene sheet (HIPS) via co-extrusion. Cap layer of 6 to 12 mil provides protection from ultraviolet light, without sacrificing impact performance of composite sheet. Co-extruded layer is inherently colorless, but may be readily colored. It maintains high visible light transmission, permitting wet appearance. Applications include...

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Instant Adhesive resists shock and vibration.
Adhesives

Instant Adhesive resists shock and vibration.

MB297FL single component cyanoacrylate adhesive has operating temperature range of -65 to +185°F and bonds to metals, ceramics, plastics, and elastomers. It adheres to assemblies whose substrates have different expansion coefficients. Cured adhesive has excellent optical clarity and is resistant to many chemicals. It is available in 1/3 oz, 1 oz, and 1 lb bottles.

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