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August 11, 2022



What Are Sealants? Sealants are a high viscosity product used for sealing surfaces where there are joints, cracks or gaps. The most commonly-used types of sealants are MS polymer-based, urethane-based, phenolic-based, epoxy-based, acrylic-based and silicone-based. They are very versatile, with a wide range of properties for almost every application, and can seal many substrates across …

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Moisture-Cure Urethanes

Moisture-Cure Urethanes

How do Moisture-Cure Urethanes Work? Moisture-cure urethanes are single-part structural polyurethane reactive adhesives that require moisture to cure. They are known as “reactive” adhesives because they need a catalyst, in this case exposure to moisture, to begin the chemical reaction of curing. Dispensing equipment needs to be completely sealed so that no moisture can get …

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TensorGrip S101

Product Spotlight: TensorGrip S101

TensorGrip S101 TensorGrip S101 is a citrus cleaner/adhesive remover, available in aerosols and canister systems. It has a pleasant citrus scent, and is not a harsh solvent. S101 is non-corrosive and biodegradable, designed to safely remove adhesives and other tough substances across all industries. With its excellent cleaning and degreasing power, S101 is suitable for …

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Methacrylate Adhesives

Methacrylates: Dispelling the Myths

Methacrylate Adhesives: Dispelling the Myths There’s a lot of theories floating around out there about methacrylates, so we thought we’d try to dispel some of the myths! So what are methacrylates? Methacrylates are 2-part acrylic structural adhesives, composing of a resin and a hardener. They are commonly used in the composites, transportation, aerospace, wind energy, marine …

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Adhesives for Fiberglass

Structural Adhesives for Fiberglass

Structural Adhesives for Fiberglass Manufacturing Why are structural adhesives such a good choice for fiberglass manufacturing? First of all, let’s explain what structural adhesives and fiberglass are. A structural adhesive is basically an adhesive that can withstand high pressure for long periods of time, and fiberglass is a lightweight composite material with extremely high structural …

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Solvent-Based Adhesives

Solvent-Based Adhesives

Solvent-Based Adhesives: Dispelling the Myths Solvent-based adhesives – what are they? Solvent-based adhesives are industrial adhesives that use solvents as a carrier for the resin. They are quite versatile and can be used across any industry, in many different applications. They are very high performance and are great on lamination applications, and for bonding difficult-to-bond …

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