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KNOWLEDGE — INNOVATION — SOLUTIONS
INSTANT ADHESIVES (CYANOACRYLATES)
INSTANT ADHESIVES (CYANOACRYLATES)

Strong, fast, and durable instant adhesives for multiple purposes.

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HOT MELT ADHESIVES
HOT MELT ADHESIVES

Fast, cost-effective, versatile, and reliable hot-melt adhesive bonds.

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UV CURING ADHESIVES
UV CURING ADHESIVES

Light-cured adhesives for strength and longer lifetimes.

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STRUCTURAL EPOXY AND INDUSTRIAL ADHESIVE
STRUCTURAL EPOXY AND INDUSTRIAL ADHESIVE

Maximum Tensile and Shear Strength in non-solvent and solvent-based technologies.

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INDUSTRIAL TAPES
INDUSTRIAL TAPES

Single or double-sided VHA tapes, from removable to permanent strength.

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EPOXIES, ELECTRICAL POTTING COMPOUND
EPOXIES, ELECTRICAL POTTING COMPOUND

UL approved products in a variety of ratios and viscosities.

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SEALANTS, ANAEROBIC THREADLOCKER, RETAINING COMPOUNDS
SEALANTS, ANAEROBIC THREADLOCKER, RETAINING COMPOUNDS

Tough, Resilient, Flexible, High temperature resistant, MIL-spec and ASTM specifications available.

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DISPENSING EQUIPMENT
DISPENSING EQUIPMENT

Soft-squeeze bottles, UV Curing equipment, robots and semi-automatic adhesive dispensing systems.

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2016-11-28
Importance of Advanced Adhesives to Machine Shops

Importance of Advanced Adhesives to Machine Shops

 The bonds produced by adhesives such as instant adhesives are vital when it comes to many manufacturing industries. Adhesives come in many form sealants, joining agents and fasteners. These are preferred compared to other methods because of their strength and versatility, not to mention they are lighter and tighter in creating bonds. Years ago, shops used to employ bolts, welds and rivets but now different adhesives are used as alternative such as instant adhesives. Nowadays, the consumers are seeing positive changes due to the adhesives used on the products and the quality is higher despite the fact that they are not aware that adhesives are now used to replace other parts.

The replacement of adhesive has not only improved the manufactured products but it also benefits the equipment used in manufacturing. There are many advanced adhesives that are now employed in machine shops, factories as well as production plant. There are adhesives and sealants that are flexible enough that it can be used in joining substrates that are not only different in finishing but in size as well. After joining, the joined parts are properly sealed. The advantage in using these bonding agents such as instant adhesives is that they have the capacity to absorb the stress and deformation that naturally occurs during assembly. These are usually caused by many factors such as vibration, differential thermal expansion, load transfer and impact.

Constructions employing high tech adhesives not only keep the integrity of the structure but it also makes sure that the fragile elements are not damaged, in making windows for example, but rather it helps in improving the structural strength’s overall performance. These high tech adhesives are known to be resilient when it comes in contact with industrial fluids such as emulsions and cutting oils.

One of the latest applications for adhesives is during construction of beds and their frames. There are new materials used in constructions such as polymer concrete and composites since they have lower coefficient of expansion but they require the use of adhesive during assembly.

Structural adhesives, on the other hand, can be used to join light materials such as composites and plastics with different material types. It is now possible to join together carbon steel and cast. Cast components that have flanged joints can be covered with sealant as well as anaerobic liquid gaskets as reinforcement to increase its load transmission. Sealants that are designed for high performance made it possible for manufacturers to create machines that are suitable for very clean environment or machines that can prevent the buildup of chemical ingress as well as minimize the mechanical damage that machines receive due to the high demand of the working area.

There are different types of thread sealants as well as liquid gaskets that can be used in solving issues when it comes to fluid sealing such as fluid drainage with low pressure, systems for air recirculation using yarns designed for high performance as seals as well as hydraulic for high pressure applications, connections for pneumatic supplies and lubricant.


Instant adhesives come in handy when you need a quick fix.
Posted by: Riley | December 16, 2016, 4:27 pm
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