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. 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?

Huntsman New Product – Araldite 2015-1

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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

Solutions for repairing wind turbine blades

Whilst in operation, wind turbines are prone to damage from external forces. The rotor blades on a wind turbine require regular inspection and maintenance to keep them in good condition. Most rotor blades are constructed from glass fibre however a growing number of blades are using a hybrid of glass and carbon fibre to improve … Read moreSolutions for repairing wind turbine blades

Selection Guide for Huntsman Araldite Nozzles

One of the most common questions we hear from our customers is “What is the correct nozzle for my Araldite cartridge?” There are many industrial static mixing nozzles to suit the Araldite range of cartridge sizes and material ratios. In this guide, we will highlight the main nozzles for the Araldite 2000 range of adhesives … Read moreSelection Guide for Huntsman Araldite Nozzles

Huntsman Advanced Materials at JEC World 2018, 6-8th March, Paris

Huntsman Advanced Materials will be showcasing their pioneering lightweight solutions for Automotive and Aerospace industries at JEC World 2018. Building on its theme ‘Chemistry for Lightweighting’, Huntsman Advanced Materials will bring its automotive capabilities to life through a series of finished parts from leading global OEMs. Visitors will have the opportunity to see the range … Read moreHuntsman Advanced Materials at JEC World 2018, 6-8th March, Paris