How to Improve Your Assessment Process for Challenging Conditions

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In this post we are going to explore how to improve your assessment process for challenging conditions and assess industrial problems as soon as they happen so that their repairs can be carried out with minimal downtime and a positive impact on productivity. When dealing with repairs and maintenance in difficult weather conditions such as … Read moreHow to Improve Your Assessment Process for Challenging Conditions

Adhesives for Repairs in Extreme Conditions

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In this article we break down the 5 primary factors that are crucial to control when approaching the maintenance and repair process in challenging weather conditions. These provided tips, combined with the use of the new Araldite® 2050 and Araldite® 2051 acrylate adhesives for extreme conditions, ensure a smooth transition from the starting point of … Read moreAdhesives for Repairs in Extreme Conditions

How to bond Honeycomb Panels

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In this article we explore the best adhesives currently used to bond honeycomb panels; how they achieve their effectiveness; and a brief overview of honeycomb structures used in the aerospace and rail industries. Honeycomb panels utilize the geometrical structure of a honeycomb, which is usually hexagonal, in order to achieve unique physical properties that offer … Read moreHow to bond Honeycomb Panels

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?

Adhesives and Sealants for the Automotive Industry

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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

Araldite Adhesives Range for Assembly Operations

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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

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?

Introducing Araldite 2050 & 2051

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Huntsman Advanced Materials have launched two new MMA adhesives; Araldite 2050 and Araldite 2051. Both are rapid curing MMA adhesives and are 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 from 0°C … Read moreIntroducing Araldite 2050 & 2051

Huntsman Advanced Materials at JEC World 2019

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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