Introducing Araldite 2050 & 2051

Huntsman Araldite 2050 & 2051 Feature Image

Huntsman Advanced Materials have launched two new MMA adhesives; Araldite 2050 and Araldite 2051. Araldite 2050 and Araldite 2051 are rapid curing MMA adhesives designed to speed up bonding operations under cold temperatures, under water, saltwater and humidity. Araldite 2050 can cure at extremely low temperatures from -20°C and Araldite 2051 can cure at temperatures … Read moreIntroducing Araldite 2050 & 2051

Antala celebrates 20th Anniversary

Antala 20th Anniversary

This year, we are celebrating our 20th anniversary in speciality chemicals. We have witnessed great worldwide changes and evolutions in technology, economic and social fields. Throughout the years, we have adapted to offer extensive technical support, providing the best solutions to meet and exceed the latest industry requirements. 20 years of Speciality Chemicals    Agility … Read moreAntala celebrates 20th Anniversary

Bonding plastic to metals and alloys – factors to consider

Bonding plastics to metal alloys

Plastics are one of the most versatile materials in manufacturing where they can be shaped and moulded into many different forms. There are many adhesive options for bonding plastic to metals and it is important to consider certain factors that might affect the bond. Factors to consider  Type of Plastic The majority of plastics have … Read moreBonding plastic to metals and alloys – factors to consider

What you need to know on bonding plastics

How to bond plastics

For engineers and manufacturers, adhesives have provided the solution when it comes to bonding plastics. With the wide range of adhesives available, it can be challenging to find the right one. In this post, we share the most commonly asked questions about bonding plastics and how to choose the best adhesive for your application. Commonly … Read moreWhat you need to know on bonding plastics

How to bond silicone

How to bond Silicone - Permabond

Silicone is a rubber-like elastomer with low surface energy, which can make it difficult to bond to substrates. Two recommended adhesives are those with a silicone base or using cyanoacrylate adhesives after applying the correct surface treatment. What is Silicone Silicone is a material that remains elastic at low temperatures, -100°F (-73°C), and has a … Read moreHow to bond silicone

Merbenit at Bondexpo 2018

Merbenit at Bondexpo 2018 Feature Image

Merz + benteli will be exhibiting the Merbenit range of products at the international trade fair, Bondexpo 2018. This year’s event takes place in Stuttgart from the 8th October to 11th October 2018. Merbenit SMP Adhesives and Sealants The Merbenit range of innovative and environmentally friendly adhesives and sealants have enabled customers to optimise and reduce manufacturing … Read moreMerbenit at Bondexpo 2018

Antala will be attending Advanced Engineering 2018

Advanced Engineering Feature Image 2018

We’re attending Advanced Engineering 2018.   Antala will be visiting the Advanced Engineering event on 31st October & 1st November 2018 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. Advanced Engineering brings together OEM’s and the engineering supply chain from design, test, production, assembly and automation. The annual exhibition provides a great opportunity to see some of … Read moreAntala will be attending Advanced Engineering 2018

How a good sealant can reduce costs

How to reduce costs with silicone

Most companies spend little time thinking about their facilities, such as pipes and valves. However, sudden leaks can result in costly downtime and a wastage of materials. How a good sealant can reduce costs Leakage is the single largest waste of compressed air in pipes and gaskets. It is estimated around 30% of compressed air … Read moreHow a good sealant can reduce costs

Huntsman New Product – Araldite 2015-1

Huntsman Araldite 2015-1 Feature Image

Araldite 2015-1 is a thixotropic, gap-filling, two component epoxy adhesive which provides a strong and resilient bond on composites (GRP/SMC, CFRP), metals, wood, ceramic and glass. This adhesive has excellent weather resistance making it suitable for external applications in rail, marine, transportation and aerospace where parts are exposed to the environment. Whilst the high shear … Read moreHuntsman New Product – Araldite 2015-1