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Where do I find the SDS, TDS, Shelf life and specifications for Permabond Products?

How to ensure you have the most current Permabond SDS? As yet, there is no agreed, and harmonized classification for substances by Reach and only a few have approved CLP classification; it is up to each supplier to test, evaluate and classify every substance they are putting on the European market in respect to hazard … Continue reading “Where do I find the SDS, TDS, Shelf life and specifications for Permabond Products?”

Metal bonding epoxy adhesives are some of the strongest glue for metal

We are often asked “What is the strongest glue for metal to metal?”  For most applications the strongest metal glue is one part epoxy also known as heat activated epoxy (heat curing epoxy).  Typical bond strengths of three adhesive types are compared below. Strongest metal glue? Adhesive Type                                    Typical Strength on Steel One part … Continue reading “Metal bonding epoxy adhesives are some of the strongest glue for metal”

Glass Glue – How to bond glass

Permabond manufactures many types of glass adhesives. Following highlights the features and benefits of each type. UV Curable Glass Glue Permabond UV glues form high strength bonds which are suitable for decorative and structural glass bonding applications.  They are excellent for bonding glass to glass or glass to metal and form very high strength bonds … Continue reading “Glass Glue – How to bond glass”

Aluminum Adhesives – How to bond aluminum with Permabond Adhesives

Permabond is a global company and you will see both British and American spellings of words throughout this site.  For the most part, my colleagues in the UK are very accepting of American spellings –  until it comes to the word aluminum!  In the interest of global peace I’ll use both spellings.  Whether you call … Continue reading “Aluminum Adhesives – How to bond aluminum with Permabond Adhesives”

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”