Arkema outlines growth plans in Specialty Materials

In a recent strategy update meeting, the chemical company said it will focus on growth on its Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials and Coating Solutions businesses.


Hexcel low-temp-cure adhesive targets marine applications

Hexcel has launched its new low-temperature, fast-cure HexBond 679 adhesive film.


SCIGRIP, Biesterfeld extend adhesives distribution partnership to U.K. market

SCIGRIP’s MMA adhesives are used in structural bonding of composites for transportation, marine and construction applications.
#marketing #adhesives


Gurit features core materials, adhesives, resins, molds for wind, aerospace

Gurit is featuring its offerings and expertise for wind energy, composite tooling and lightweighting applications such as aerospace, rail, healthcare and marine. ​​​​​​
#regulation #workforcedevelopment #sustainability


Scott Bader launches resins, gelcoats, adhesives for structural applications

Crestabond M7-04 is the company’s latest primer-less MMA structural adhesive.
#outofautoclave #adhesives


Oxford Advanced Surfaces launches adhesion promoter

Oxford Advanced Surfaces Ltd. is demonstrating its patented Onto adhesion promoter, which replaces sanding or abrasion for surface preparation.


Oxford Advanced Surfaces, 2-DTech to develop graphene-enabled surface treatments

Oxford’s Onto chemistry platform improves the adhesion of paints, coatings and adhesives to composite materials.
#adhesives #windblades


3M VHB tape provides solution for difficult-to-bond materials

The tape works as a bonding solution for LSE substrates like polypropylene, thermoplastic olefins and thermoplastic elastomers, as well as composite materials like glass-reinforced plastic or fiber-reinforced plastic.


Researchers explore biomimetic approach for making adhesives tougher

A team from Purdue University takes inspiration from sea creatures to produce stronger adhesives with weaker bonds.
#adhesives #electronics #trends


Rubber adhesive spray designed for temporary bonds

Airtech Advanced Materials Group’s Airtac 2 Improved is a mist spray rubber adhesive designed for temporary bonds.
#adhesives #outofautoclave