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How Does UV Affect Commercial Vehicles?

The effects of ultraviolet radiation on vehicles can be seen daily on our roads. The most obvious example is the fading visible on red vehicles such as Post Office vans. Whilst all colours are affected by UV, the effects on red and orange materials are most severe. As all industries strive to use more environmentally friendly products, UV protection is no longer a simple fix. UV causes damages to many materials such as…
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The Basics For A Successful Bond

We work closely with our customers to ensure they have the correct joint design and choice of adhesive. This enables us to ensure a strong, durable bond even in the most demanding of climates. In this blog we have briefly summarized…

How To Increase The Lifespan Of Glue

What Can Affect The Durability Of Adhesives And Sealants? There’s nothing worse than a product not performing as it should. Not only can it incur unnecessary costs, but it’s equally frustrating knowing…

Why Is My Adhesive Failing?!

Over the years we’ve regularly had the question “why is my glue not working?!” and more often than not, it’s due to one of few causes. So, here’s a very simple blog explaining the types of failure, and the most common…

Top 5 Problems With MMA (Methyl Methacrylate Adhesive)

Written by Caleb Shaw Although the use of MMA comes with plenty of perks, like everything, there are drawbacks too. Having worked with the product for over 6 years, I have encountered many problems personally. So,…

What Is Adhesive Open-Time?

Written by Caleb Shaw All adhesives have open times, varying from seconds (polyurea, cyanoacrylates) to permanent (pressure sensitive adhesives). In this blog, I’m going to explore how open times…

Can Corrosion Impact Adhesives?

Corrosion impacts all aspects of industry; automotive, construction, transportation, production, maritime, and manufacturing to name a few. Not only can it be an eyesore, but it can be costly too. In fact, it’s estimated to cost the US economy $276 billion alone, contributing…