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What Are Cyanoacrylate Adhesives?

Cyanoacrylate adhesives are more commonly known as super glues/instant glues. They are single component, solvent free products which cure quickly when confined between two surfaces at room temperature. Advantages Instant bondingCuring at room temperatureOne component, catalyst freeHigh bonding strengthHigh electric…
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What Are Anaerobic Adhesives?

Anaerobic adhesives are single component materials which cure in the absence of oxygen and in the presence of metal ions (iron or steel). If the adhesive is in contact with the air, the adhesives will not cure. When the adhesive becomes completed deprived of oxygen, the curing…

What Are Epoxy Adhesives?

Epoxies are also known as structural adhesives due to their high stress loading capability. They are generally used to bond heavy duty materials over long service periods. There are 3 types of epoxy resins chemically manufactured…

Should I Use 1K Or 2K Adhesive?

This is a question we often receive from customers. The answer we give is simple, both systems have their merits - it purely depends on your application. Fast cure, high strength and structural bonding are all attributes of…

What Is MS Polymer?

MS Polymer adhesives are known as being “hybrid” as they combine the best properties of two or more chemistries whilst limiting the disadvantages of each. For example, MS polymers combine the strength of Polyurethanes with the weathering resistance of silicones. They’re…

What Is Silicone?

Scientifically, silicones are polymers that include any inert, synthetic compound made up of repeating units of siloxane, which is a chain of alternating silicon and oxygen atoms. All of which is frequently combined with carbon and/or hydrogen. …

What Is Polyurethane?

Scientifically Polyurethane (PU or PUR for short) is a range of chemicals sharing similar chemistry. It is a polymer composed of units of organic chains joined by urethane or carbamate links. Chemistries within the polyurethane…

What Is Extreme Sealing Tape And What Is It Used For?

Written by Caleb Shaw. Extreme sealing tapes are designed to span a joint to prevent water ingress. In this blog, I’ll primarily be focusing on the products designed for use on commercial vehicles, caravans, and…