Customer’s Application The customer wants to bond EUV optical substrates for lithography, where the epoxy will be exposed to immersion in acetone during cleaning. Additionally, they need the epoxy to set up relatively quickly. Application Discussion In order to recommend the right solution, our technical expert needs to find out answers to certain questions pertaining […]

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Customer’s Application The customer wants to bond sensitive electronic components to a printed circuit board (PCB). The adhesion needs to be fast curing, dimensionally stable, withstand high temperatures and resist chemicals. Application Discussion In order to recommend the right solution, our technical expert needs to find out answers to certain questions pertaining to the customer’s […]

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Customer’s Application The customer wants to bond to steel substrates to build a surgical instrument. The device will see high temperatures and steam sterilization. Application Discussion In order to recommend the right solution, our technical expert needs to find out answers to certain questions pertaining to the customer’s application: 1. Is this a disposable device […]

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Besides resin and curing agent, fillers are the most common ingredient in an adhesive formulation. Depending on the type of filler employed, it can have varied effects on the epoxy system. They can improve machinability, mechanical strength properties, corrosion resistance, thermal stability, abrasion resistance and dimensional stability. Specific fillers are capable of providing exceptional flame […]

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Unlike thermoplastic polymers, when a thermosetting polymer is heated it does not begin to melt. Instead, they turn into a viscous rubbery phase over a short temperature range. This onset of change in the phase of the material is indicated by the glass transition temperature. Heating above this temperature could affect various properties of the […]

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Epoxies make an excellent choiceof material for space applications. However, selecting the right adhesive is extremely critical for the performance of various optical and electronic components in space. One of the key concerns while selecting an adhesive for space applications is its serviceability in extremely high vacuum environment. Systems operate under very high vacuum (~ […]

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Epoxies are inherently excellent electrical insulators. Adhesives, sealants, coatings, potting, encapsulation and impregnating compounds are widely employed in electronic and electrical applications. Choosing the right epoxy not only depends on its dielectric properties, but also on a number of properties such as temperature resistance, mechanical strength, chemical resistance and resistance to thermal and mechanical shocks […]

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