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

DuPont Composite Bonding Adhesives

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

Antala at Advanced Engineering 2019

Advanced Engineering 2019

Antala will be attending the Advanced Engineering event on the 30th & 31st October 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. The two day event brings together OEMs and the engineering supply chain across R&D, design, test, measurement & inspection, raw materials & processing, manufacturing, production and automation. Advanced Engineering 2019 comprises of multiple … Read moreAntala at Advanced Engineering 2019

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

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

DuPont New Branding

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

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

A lightweight, sound absorbing solution for the Automotive market

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Car manufacturers are increasingly looking for solutions to reduce weight and to give drivers a quieter and smoother ride while improving fuel efficiency. Merbenit E20 SMP Merbenit E20 has the potential to be used in interior and body applications to make vehicles quieter and lighter. It effectively reduces vibration and noise and offers excellent thermal … Read moreA lightweight, sound absorbing solution for the Automotive market

Antala and Dow Driving the Design of New Electric Taxis

Antala are proud to be working with LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) on their ground-breaking work in developing the iconic black cabs. The new taxis had begun carrying fare-paying passengers, earlier this year. Dow Automotive System’s structural adhesives, bonding, and sealing solutions were critical in accommodating the design requirements for the taxi’s new lightweight aluminium … Read moreAntala and Dow Driving the Design of New Electric Taxis