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?

What is the best adhesive for bonding Acetal?

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Acetal (Polyoxymethylene) is a strong and rigid thermoplastic that has good moisture, heat and chemical resistance. It is commonly used in industries as a replacement for metals, due to its lightweight, low cost and good structural properties. The two basic types of acetal resins are Acetal Copolymer (Celcon®), and Acetal Homopolymer (Delrin®). Acetal Homopolymer offers … Read moreWhat is the best adhesive for bonding Acetal?

Tectyl 400-C Industrial Corrosion Preventative Product

Tectyl 400-C Gear Manufacturers

  Tectyl 400-C is a corrosion inhibitor for protecting metal surfaces against rust and corrosion. Tectyl 400-C provides strong adhesion to metal surfaces forming an active rust preventative barrier that resists the effects of moisture, salt spray and harsh corrosives. This multipurpose, wax based solvent can be used across many industries from protecting gear casings, gears, shafts … Read moreTectyl 400-C Industrial Corrosion Preventative Product

What is the best adhesive for bonding ABS?

Adhesives for bonding ABS

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) is an opaque thermoplastic polymer used for injection molding applications and 3D printing. ABS is made from varying ratios of three monomers; acrylonitrile, butadiene (rubber), and styrene that combine to give ABS its distinct properties. Acrylonitrile offers good chemical resistance and thermal stability, butadiene provides toughness and impact strength, while styrene … Read moreWhat is the best adhesive for bonding ABS?

Introducing Araldite 2050 & 2051

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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

Huntsman Advanced Materials at JEC World 2019

Huntsman at JEC 2019

Huntsman Advanced Materials will be exhibiting at JEC World 2019 from the 12th – 14th March.  This year’s theme ‘Making a Material Difference through Chemistry’ will focus on the range of composites and polyurethane resins, adhesives and syntactics technologies for automotive, aerospace and industrial applications. From concept and design, through to maintenance and repair, Huntsman will … Read moreHuntsman Advanced Materials at JEC World 2019

What are the strongest adhesives?

Strongest Adhesive

One of the most popular questions we receive from customers is providing advice and recommendations on the strongest adhesive for their application. In this post, we explore the best adhesives for bonding metals, glass, plastics and composites. If we look at tensile strength, epoxy adhesives could be classed as the strongest adhesive. Tensile strength refers … Read moreWhat are the strongest adhesives?

What are the best adhesives for bonding polyurethane?

Bonding PU

Polyurethane, also known as PU is a polymer made from combining an organic compound unit with carbamate (urethane). PU is available in different forms; rigid solid, foam or soft elastomer, making it an extremely versatile material for a range of end-user applications. Some uses include roof insulation, insulated panels, windows and doors in construction (rigid … Read moreWhat are the best adhesives for bonding polyurethane?

What is the best adhesive for bonding PET Plastic?

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Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is a thermoplastic material from the Polyester family. PET is a lightweight, strong and inert material that is easily transported and recyclable. PET is extremely versatile and can be used in food and drink packaging, for making disposable medical devices and industrial films and wraps. Main PET properties – Surface energy: 44mJ/m² … Read moreWhat is the best adhesive for bonding PET Plastic?

What is the best adhesive for bonding PVC Plastic?

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Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is an extremely versatile, thermoplastic polymer used in healthcare, electronics, transportation and construction. PVC has a very high density and good tensile strength, making it a durable and long lasting material. Its relatively low cost and recyclable properties make it a popular choice for industrial applications. In this post, we will explore … Read moreWhat is the best adhesive for bonding PVC Plastic?