Engineering360 has asked its users about the latest design trends and features related to Epoxy Adhesives. They have also shared their product applications and tips on how to buy and use these products.
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Q:
What new technologies are influencing epoxy adhesive design?
16 answers
Answers:
Excellent resistance to high temperatures Excellent resistance to chemicals, fuels, oils, ... High resistance to shock and lupenje allows great freedom in designing Good adhesion to many engineering materials such as metals, composites, plastics, wood There is no need for weighing or mixing glue components Persistence of adhesives to use various different materials Speed ??networking / drying increases the speed of production Safer working environment for non solvent content Odorless for a more friendly work environment
~Kosta Cirkovski, Tv service locksmith tools, Maribor, Slovenija
New technologies are being used all the time in the water sports field and with the extra waterproofing applications that these components require; especially at the manufacture stage where longevity and wear become more important.
~Alistair C, Director, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Some seemed to have even more strength. But they are only available for industrial use. I wonder, if epoxy can have the choice of character such as shock absorbing ----- etc.
~Kinetorori I, Kinetic Sculptor / Kinetic designer / Electronic engineer, London, UK
Fibre composites, very thin metal sections that cannot satisfactorily be rivetted or welded.
~John H, Purchaser, Melbourne, Australia
Instant curing, high strength, withstand high temperatures and pressures, grinding loads.
~Krishnamoorthi N, Service Manager in tractor workshop., Coimbatore, India
Working temperatures, contact with chemicals and other substances...
~Vid Golob, Research & Development, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Aircraft and space technologies, automotive
~Engineering, Consulting, Bangalore, India
I do not have enouhg experience to answer
~General Corporate Mgmt, Gdansk, Poland
Single component low outgassing
~Marketing/Sales, Makati, Philippines
Fiber composite materials
~Timothy M, Retired builder, Grangeville, ID
Would like to know more
~Jason B, Well i use it in my hobby making gemstone flowers, Sabden, U.K.
"Green" and low/no VOC
~Philip E., Builder/Contractor, Atlantic City, NJ
Aircraft construction
~Fil A, Hobbyist, Caloocan city, Philipppines
Specialty hardeners
~Martin K, Technical Support, Tahmoor, Australia
Composite repair
~Engineering, Other, Mumbai, India
My patents
~Erkki R, Research & Development, Helsinki, Finland

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Q:
From your perspective, which companies are creating the most innovative epoxy adhesives?
16 answers
Answers:
Polymer epoxy in Philippines. Very little choice available in Philippines. I use only a small amount.
~Fil A, Hobbyist, Caloocan city, Philipppines
In the retail market in Australia we don't have the luxury of enough choice to form an opinion.
~John H, Purchaser, Melbourne, Australia
Ciba? Unibond ----- though I haven't tested all of their products.
~Kinetorori I, Kinetic Sculptor / Kinetic designer / Electronic engineer, London, UK
Ablestik, Emerson and Cumming, Ciba Geigy, and Fuller
~Engineering, Consulting, Bangalore, India
Loc-tite, Anabond, Fevicol, Araldite,M-seal etc,
~Krishnamoorthi N, Service Manager in tractor workshop., Coimbatore, India
Ecopoxy Systems of Providence, Rhode Island.
~Philip E., Builder/Contractor, Atlantic City, NJ
Hard to get good quality answers
~Martin K, Technical Support, Tahmoor, Australia
Yours is the only one I know.
~Howard G M, Technical Support, Oldsmar, FL
Silexcomp Oy - Ltd Finland
~Erkki R, Research & Development, Helsinki, Finland
Armstrong, Loctite, 3M
~Marketing/Sales, Melbourne, Australia
I cannot compare
~General Corporate Mgmt, Gdansk, Poland
Camattini s.p.a
~Kosta Cirkovski, Tv service locksmith tools, Maribor, Slovenija
Global specs
~Rodel De guzman, Engineer, Taguig, Philippines
Heat Con
~Otto J, Aircraft maintenance, Keflavik, Iceland
Loctite
~Marketing/Sales, Makati, Philippines
Devcon.
~Alistair C, Director, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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