BETASEAL Adhesives Improve Vehicle Structure in Glass Bonding Applications

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BETASEAL adhesives

BETASEAL ™ adhesives are used worldwide for the structural bonding and sealing of vehicle glass, including panoramic roofs, front and rear screens, quarter lights and partitions.

BETASEAL adhesivesWith a proven track record of delivering exceptional performance, reduced costs and reduced assembly times, BETASEAL ™ glass bonding systems are used worldwide for structural bonding and glass sealing of vehicles.

BETASEAL glass bonding systems are complimented by BETACLEAN ™ cleaners, BETAPRIME ™ primers and BETASEAL adhesives to provide a full bonding solution for glass bonding applications.

BETASEAL formulations provide a wide range of mechanical properties to meet all vehicle requirements and are compatible with all vehicle production processes including cold and hot application systems.

A wide variety of BETASEAL products are also specially formulated for the replacement of glass in the aftermarket.

BETASEAL glass bonding systems meet the OEM durability specifications and the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for barrier, overturning and crushing roof regulations.
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A wide range of BETASEAL Glass Bonding Systems products are available to meet various glass bonding applications, including:

  • Windshield
  • Rear Screen
  • Quarter Lights
  • Modular roof assemblies
  • Sunroof systems
  • Bonding of mixed materials

Benefits

  • Excellent performance on automotive glass and ceramic coat glass.
  • Compatible with most advanced automotive paint technologies and mixed substrates.
  • Technology for safe driving times of 30 minutes or less
  • High and medium viscosity products available
  • Reduction of assembly times and costs
  • High performance to the toughest OEM durability specifications.
  • Leading and proven technology specified by OEMs worldwide
  • Ensures OEM approved quality for aftermarket

Methods of application

BETASEAL adhesives are applied with robotic or manual application, varying from a cartridge to a drum.

Aftermarket packaging systems are also available for replacement glass.

Technical support and development support are available to help ensure appropriate application techniques


Betaseal adhesives from Dow Automotive systems

BETASEAL ™ 1580

  • Fast strength build up – achieves a safe drive away time (SDAT) of 30 minutes at a temperature of -10 ° C to 40 ° C
  • Can be applied directly to trimmed PU adhesive without primer or activator – to increase productivity
  • High modulus formula helps maintain structural integrity at original equipment levels
  • Simple 3-Step Glass Replacement Solution – Clean, Prime, Bond
  • Non-conductive formula – reduces interference with radio, mobile phone, GPS or additional driver assistance technologies
  • No heating required to improve work efficiency
  • Choice of sizes – 310 ml cartridge or 600 ml sausage packs

BETASEAL ™ 1527EP

  • Minimum safe drive away (SDAT) of 60 minutes in temperatures from -10 ° C to 40 ° C
  • High modulus formula helps maintain structural integrity at original equipment levels
  • Non-conductive urethane reduces interference with radio, mobile phone, GPS or additional driver assistance technologies
  • No heating required to improve work efficiency
  • The improved formula is easy to use, with excellent cover and short cut cord
  • Choice of three sizes – 310 ml cartridge or 400 ml or 600 ml sausage packs

BETASEAL™ 1507

  • Minimum safe drive away (SDAT) of two hours in temperatures from -5 ° C to 40 ° C, one hour for vehicles without passenger side airbag
  • High modulus formula helps maintain structural integrity at original equipment levels
  • Simple 3-Step Glass Replacement Solution – Clean, Prime, Bond
  • Generous working time – up to 15 minutes
  • Low conductivity formula – reduces interference with radio, mobile phone, GPS or additional driver assistance technologies
  • High viscosity
  • No heating required
  • Choice of three sizes – 310 ml cartridge or 400 ml or 600 ml sausage packs

BETASEAL ™ 1590CT

  • Bond and backfill if needed with our generous open time adhesive. Allows placement of large panels/modules – especially suited to Bus, Coach and commercial vehicles
  • Excellent UV resistance and performance
  • Excellent bond strength provides two hours safe drive away time SDAT) for all glass weights
  • Without primer – can be applied directly to a freshly cut and trimmed PU bead
  • High-modulus formula helps maintain structural integrity at OEM levels
  • Provides excellent run-out properties
  • Non-conductive formula: reduces interference with radio, mobile phone, GPS or additional driver assistance technologies

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