What is the best adhesive for bonding PTFE?

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In this article we explore the best adhesives for bonding PTFE. What is PTFE? PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene), traditionally known as Teflon®, is a naturally non-stick industrial coating used in high temperature and harsh chemical environments. As a result of this, bonding PTFE can be an extremely difficult process to achieve in industry without expert knowledge. PTFE’s … Read moreWhat is the best adhesive for bonding PTFE?

Composite bonding adhesives for lightweight vehicle construction

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To meet government legislation on carbon emissions, OEM’s are increasingly selecting composite materials for lightweight vehicle construction and to reduce vehicle emissions. Structural adhesives have been proven to be the best bonding method for composites where they enable composites to be bonded to coated metals, whilst maintaining the integrity of the fibre composite part. BETAFORCE™ … Read moreComposite bonding adhesives for lightweight vehicle construction

Insulating and Impregnating Varnishes and Resins for the Electrical Industry

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Insulating varnishes and impregnating resins are a key element in transformer, motor and generator production. Impregnating resins and varnishes are used for electrical insulation, thermal stability and to maintain structural integrity. The Xiameter range of electrical impregnating varnishes and silicone resins provide good dielectric properties, environmental protection and long service life, offering reliability and lower … Read moreInsulating and Impregnating Varnishes and Resins for the Electrical Industry

Adhesives and Sealants for the Automotive Industry

Automotive Adhesives and Sealants

Adhesives have become a key technology in the automotive industry and continue to replace welding and mechanical fasteners. Today, over 15kg of adhesives are used on an average family car. In addition to lightweighting, manufacturers are using adhesives to improve the strength and stiffness of the vehicles and to absorb vibrations and dampen out unwanted … Read moreAdhesives and Sealants for the Automotive Industry

Silicone Solution for the Energy Industry

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High thermal stability and oxidation resistance – good electrical properties over a wide temperature range  Environmentally safe – classified as non-hazardous and non-halogenated and with no additives Higher fire point and lower heat release rate  Highly compatible with electrical insulating materials  Xiameter

Araldite Adhesives Range for Assembly Operations

Huntsman Adhesives Range

With over 60 years in adhesive technology, Huntsman Advanced Materials offers a range of high performance structural adhesives. The Araldite adhesives range provides superior bonding solutions for metals, plastics and composites. Products include fast curing adhesives designed to give results in minutes, load bearing adhesives for bonding metals and composites, gap-filling and vertical applications and … Read moreAraldite Adhesives Range for Assembly Operations

Antala supports Ardingly College in solar car challenge

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Antala are proud to be supporting the Ardingly Solar team on their preparations for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2019 (BWSC). The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is a bi-annual competition where students from colleges and universities design, build and race a solar powered electric vehicle across Australia. Ardingly Solar will be competing with teams from … Read moreAntala supports Ardingly College in solar car challenge

DuPont launches new brand identity

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DowDuPont had announced in February 2018 that its Speciality Products Division will be called DuPont when it becomes an independent, publicly traded company, which is expected by June 2019. The new DuPont will deliver specialised customer solutions across four segments: Electronics & Imaging, Nutrition & Biosciences, Safety & Construction, and Transportation & Advanced Polymers. As … Read moreDuPont launches new brand identity

Official Distributor of Wipemaster Products

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Antala are proud to announce that we are an official European distributor of Wipemaster products. Wipemaster specialise in critical approved wiping materials for Aerospace, Engineering, Defence and Automotive industries. The product range includes degreasing wet wipes and low lint wipers that provide a convenient and effective method of cleaning and offers greater control and consistency … Read moreOfficial Distributor of Wipemaster Products

What is the best adhesive for bonding Acrylic?

Acrylic (PMMA – polymethyl methacrylate) is a transparent, thermoplastic that is commonly known as Plexiglas®. Thermoplastics like Acrylic can be heated to their melting point, cooled and reheated without substantial degradation. This allows them to be easily injection moulded. PMMA has high strength, stiffness, optical clarity and resistance to UV and weathering. These properties make … Read moreWhat is the best adhesive for bonding Acrylic?