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COMING UP! CWIEME Berlin 20-22 June 2017

Coil Winding & Electric Motors Exhibition, Berlin (CWIEME) Visit the Permabond stand in Hall 2.1, stand 21D12 to discover more about Permabond’s  adhesives for electric motors, electronics and coil winding.  Click here to pre-register for your free entry ticket!

Sourcing Fresh Adhesive

Product not in stock anywhere! You may have asked why some of our adhesives cannot be found in stock at a local distributor location, and that’s a great question! The short answer is Quality Control. The longer answer follows. Permabond manufactures adhesives formulated for engineered designs with strict requirements for performance during and after application. … Continue reading “Sourcing Fresh Adhesive”

When is a bargain adhesive really a bargain?

When is a bargain adhesive really a bargain? I am a bargain shopper!  Over the years, I’ve made many mistakes in choosing the ‘bargain’ priced product over the tried and trusted goods. Sometimes the mistake is no big deal – like that off-brand ketchup that no-one liked.  Other times it is more painful – the … Continue reading “When is a bargain adhesive really a bargain?”

Adhesives for RFID Bonding

What is RFID Bonding? RFID Bonding refers to either the bonding of RFID tags to items or bonding the chip to the tag.  RFID = Radio frequency identification (usually in the form of RFID tags). These consist of a microchip and antenna which give off a frequency which can be detected by a reader. Use … Continue reading “Adhesives for RFID Bonding”

COMING UP! Space Tech Exhibition

Visit Permabond May 23-25  at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena California.  We will be in booth # 1016 and look forward to sharing information about new adhesives for bonding metals, plastics, composites and more!

How to prevent stress cracking

  What is stress cracking? When force is applied to plastic, it travels along the polymer chains causing molecules to strain to remain in contact.  The polymer chains eventually creep toward the pull and deform.  This stage is called creep.  With force and time, crazing or stress cracking occurs.  Adding chemicals or temperature can speed … Continue reading “How to prevent stress cracking”

COMING UP! National Fire Sprinkler Association Expo

Don’t miss Permabond at the 2017 NFSA expo in Las Vegas. Dates for the diary are May 4th – 5th 2017 and you can pre-register here. We hope to see you there! Permabond offers a range of threadsealants suitable for sealing sprinkler pipework. To download our latest brochure, please click on this link.

Adhesives for Die Attach for electronics

Adhesives offer a convenient method of attaching electronic dies, semiconductors or silicon wafers to electronic circuitry. Key properties which make adhesives attractive for this type of application include: -Thermal management – adhesive can transfer and dissipate heat effectively, thermally conductive adhesive are desirable -Electronically insulative with high dielectric strength – this helps prevent transfer of … Continue reading “Adhesives for Die Attach for electronics”

What is a food safe epoxy? Do they contain bisphenol A?

What is bisphenol A? Bisphenol A is an organic synthetic compound used in formulating plastics and epoxy resin.  The chemical formula is (CH3)2C(C6H4OH)2.  In order to formulate an epoxy adhesive, one must have either bisphenol A or bisphenol F.  Bisphenol A (BPA) is generally preferred for its curing properties. What is a food safe epoxy? … Continue reading “What is a food safe epoxy? Do they contain bisphenol A?”

COMING UP! Permabond will be at the Southern Manufacturing Show

Come and visit us at stand M1, right by the entrance, to find out more about our new developments in engineering adhesives and let Permabond help you find a solution for your adhesive application.  The exhibition will take place from 21st to 23rd March at FIVE in Farnborough, Hampshire, UK. We hope to see you there!