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How to bond acrylic to stainless steel

Bonding acrylic to stainless steel can be accomplished with a variety of different adhesive types including UV curable, structural adhesive and cyanoacrylate.  Each type has its own characteristics.  UV Curable Permabond UV632 was developed for use on plastics and has superb adhesion to acrylic. It also forms strong bonds to metals.  It bonds acrylic to stainless...

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Permabond’s Structural Epoxy Adhesives for Stainless Steel

Permabond launches high strength structural adhesives for tarnish free bonding of stainless steel. Available in convenient 1:1 dual cartridges, once mixed via static mixer nozzle, these adhesives achieve full cure at room temperature (or heat can be applied to speed-up cure). They offer excellent bond strength on stainless steel, composites, plastics wood and other...

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How To Bond Plastic To Metal

There are metal adhesives and plastic adhesives but what to do when you want to bond plastic to metal? There are metal adhesives that bond some plastics and plastic adhesives that bond some metals. The specific substrates, as well as the surface condition of the substrates, the types of stresses on the bond, and the environment the bond must withstand help in selecting th...

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Permabond at JEC World Paris

Day 2 of JEC World Paris. Permabond is in the UK pavilion in hall 6, stand S50, and is busy helping to find bonding solutions for a diverse range of composites applications (honeycomb panels, carbon fibre automotive components, marine applications, FRP/GRP tanks and vessels, sports equipment, prosthetic limbs). Adhesive features such as low odour, high temperature, fl...

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Permabond 2K Primer and Adhesion Promoter

Permabond 2K Primer is a dual purpose product, which indicates whether or not sufficient surface preparation has been carried out and contains an adhesion promoter to increase bond strength.  It is ideal for preparing metal, glass, plastic, and composites for bonding.  When bonding metal, it offers the added advantage of protecting bonded components against corrosion, ...

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Join Permabond at Design 2 Part in Grapevine TX

Join Permabond March 13th and 14th at the Design-2-Part Manufacturing Show at the Gaylord Texan Convention Center. Register here and visit Permabond in booth number  223.  

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Permabond returns to Southern Manufacturing & Electronics, Farnborough

Off to a busy start at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics! Visit us on A165 right by the entrance to find out how to maximise your adhesive's performance with Permabond 2K Primer, bond polypropylene/polyethylene WITHOUT surface prep, bond stainless steel without unsightly tarnishing, and find out about our new highly flexible instant adhesives and more! We're he...

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Metal Bonding Acrylic Adhesives

Metal Bonding Acrylic Adhesives Epoxies, Cyanoacrylates, and several other technologies provide excellent adhesion to metals.  Acrylic metal bonding adhesives are often chosen not only for the strong bonds to metals but also for the variety of curing options available which can optimize production processes. Many acrylic adhesives form strong bonds to a variety of ...

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Join Permabond at Expo Manufactura

Join Permabond® Engineering Adhesives at Expo Manufactura February 5th through the 7th from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Cintermex in Monterrey, N.L. Mexico Register here and visit Permabond in booth number 929! Únase a Permabond® Adhesivos de Ingeniería en Expo Manufactura del 5 al 7 de Febrero a partir de la 1:00 p.m. a 8:00 p.m. en Cintermex en Monterrey, N.L....

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Blue Center Innovation Technologies

Blue Center Innovation Technologies – Permabond’s new state of the art development, technical service & QC laboratories Misinto, Italy - 28th November 2018 Permabond has a history of developing and manufacturing engineering adhesives, which spans six decades and three continents. In 2003 the Permabond business was purchased by the Grossi family, involved...

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Industrial adhesives Vs Consumer adhesives

What are industrial adhesives? How do they differ from consumer adhesives?  Strictly speaking, industrial adhesives are adhesives that are labeled for industrial use.  Various local and global bodies require industrial adhesives to include specific language on each label based on the chemistry.  With all that is required - it doesn't leave much room for images of a Go...

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5-minute epoxy – more than the name implies

Recently I received a call for a 5-minute epoxy. In general terms, 5-minute epoxy is used to refer to two-component epoxy that start to set up in around 5 minutes.  But they are not all alike.  Epoxies can vary in viscosity, mix ratio, color, specific gravity, gap fill ability, hardness, elongation, dielectric strength, conductivity, strength, temperature resistance, an...

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Pipe Size Diameter and Thread Sealant Use

Permabond LH050 general purpose anaerobic pipe sealant is for use on metal pipe.   Permabond LH050  is classified by Underwriters Laboratories Inc.® for use in devices handling gasoline, petroleum oils, and natural gas (pressure not over 300 psig) not exceeding 2 in. pipe size; propane and butane not exceeding 1 in. pipe size.  Permabond LH050 is classified by Underw...

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Plastic Threadlockers

Threadlockers fill the space between the threads which prevents vibration loosening.    Anaerobic threadlockers are used for metal fasteners; they should not be used on plastics as metal ions are required to cure the material, and they can stress crack plastics.  Anaerobic threadlockers (for metal) are available in a variety of strengths and viscosities.  Although th...

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Industrial Adhesives for Dissimilar Substrates

Bonding Dissimilar Substrates It goes without saying that if you are bonding plastics use a plastic adhesive and if your bonding metal, an adhesive for metal.  It gets more complicated when you want to choose industrial adhesives to join dissimilar substrates. Plastic to Metal Industrial Adhesives Two HUGE categories here – there are likely an infinite number of com...

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Efficient scale up – Adhesive processes

One of the questions our tech team asks engineers seeking an adhesive recommendation is “How many assemblies will you be manufacturing?”  Although from a business perspective this is nice information to have; it is critical information to make an ideal product and process recommendation. Often, the right viscosity, rheology, and set time of a process can be as imp...

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UL® Classification of Pipe Sealants (thread sealants)

UL® performs various tests to determine the suitability of pipe sealants for a particular use.  The UL® classification does not state the strength of the product or the maximum sealing pressure for other uses. For example, Permabond LH050 is classified by Underwriters Laboratories Inc.® for use in devices handling gasoline, petroleum oils, and natural gas (pressure...

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How much is “enough” when it comes to adhesive?

More adhesive isn’t necessarily better when you want an effective bond or seal. Covering the bond surface is the main requirement. The type of adhesive and the bonding environment have a lot to do with how much is “enough” and how much less or extra will cause adhesive failure. Adhesive failure is a common issues when using too much adhesive. Following are some e...

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Join Permabond at the Design 2 Part Show in Uncasville, CT

Join Permabond  April 24th and 25th at the Design-2-Part Manufacturing Show at the Mohegan Sun Exposition Center. Register here and visit Permabond in booth number  243.

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Join Permabond at AFS Filtcon

Join Permabond at the American Filtration and Separation Society Spring Conference and Filtcon Expo.  Filtcon will be held April 1st through the 3rd at the Crown Plaza in Cherry Hill NJ. Register here and visit Permabond in booth 502.  

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Join Permabond at Plast IMAGEN Mexico

Join Permabond® Engineering Adhesives at Plast IMAGEN  at the Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City April 2nd through the 5th. Register here and visit Permabond in booth number 2735 to learn about new adhesives for plastics!

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