Instant adhesives bond a range of materials in secondsOctober 31, 2017 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Loctite Instant Adhesives can quickly bond a variety of materials, from plastics, elastomers and rubber, to wood, metals and more. Their versatility, strength and ease of use make them a top choice for many bonding applications, particularly those where impact resistance, flexibility, gap filling, low odour or extremely fast curing are required.
Fast and versatile
There is an instant adhesive available to meet many needs. For example, Loctite Premium Surface Insensitive Instant Adhesives provide fixture speeds less than 15 seconds on many substrate materials, such as steel, aluminum, ABS, PVC, polycarbonate, nitrile rubber, paper, balsa wood and phenolic. These adhesives are available in a wide range of viscosities, and most offer temperature resistance up to 121 degrees C (250 degrees F). Loctite Light Curing Instant Adhesives, on the other hand, provide fixture speeds in less than five seconds on almost all substrate materials. Another option, Loctite Flexible Instant Adhesives, are specially designed for bonding flexible materials, such as the rubber and urethane used in flexible joints and weather stripping.
Loctite Instant Adhesives don’t need heat or light energy to cure. Instead, they can set at room temperature, making them simple to use.
These adhesives yield very high bond strengths, and can be used in even the most challenging environments. Loctite Toughened Instant Adhesives and Surface Primers, for example, are the ideal option for such environments. They provide superior resistance to impact, vibration and peel forces, while the surface priming liquids significantly increase adhesion strengths to many low surface energy plastics commonly used in manufactured devices.
Another option, Loctite 404, is uniquely formulated to provide strong and reliable bonding to rubber, with fixture speeds of less than five seconds and strengths that reach well beyond the strength of the rubber itself.
Henkel’s adhesive specialists can help customers determine which option is the best for their application. To learn more, contact Henkel.