At JEC Europe 2013, Axson Technologies (Cergy, France) showcased four new products in its trademarked ADEKIT range of adhesives, including ADEKIT A722, a two-component methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI)-free polyurethane, with high elasticity, targeted to automotive production. ADEKIT A722 can bond composites to metals and to thermoformed thermoplastics. The adhesive is designed to absorb mechanical stress yet maintain high structural performance. Also on offer were ADEKIT A236 two-part polyurethane for marine, ADEKIT H9952 rigid structural epoxy adhesive for rail applications and ADEKIT A645, a one-component mastic made from hybrid polymers, without isocyanates, for waterproof seals in many applications.
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