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Permabond expands its range of adhesives for low surface energy plastics with new, no odour products

Permabond has expanded its established range of adhesives for low surface energy, difficult to bond plastics such as polypropylene, polyethylene, most rubber materials, PTFE and even acetal! ... more

Intertronics launches white paper to prevent voids in electronics potting and encapsulating

To help electronics manufacturers prevent voids when potting and encapsulating, adhesives specialist Intertronics has produced a white paper. Covering causes, storage, air removal methods, ... more

Fazua relies on DELO adhesives for Its E-Bike motors

E-bikes vary significantly in terms of drive train concepts. Design engineers are free to choose from a variety of joining techniques for their electric motors. Fazua has opted for bonding and uses ... more

TR VIC continues to invest in the latest high precision fastenings machinery

International fastener specialist TR VIC spa, part of the Trifast plc group of companies, has made a substantial investment in the very latest fastening machinery in response to increasing and ... more

Productivity through process improvement

Manufacturing output reached a record low in April 2020 amid the pandemic. There was a significant improvement in May, but there is still a difficult path ahead. During lockdown, the pressure on ... more

Tappex launches its 3rd Generation Heat Inserter

MECA-based Cyanoacrylates: a strong bond with negligible-blooming bonding

The Tappex Generation 3 heat inserter has been designed to allow quick, easy and repeatable installation of a range of Tappex threaded inserts, into plastic moulds. The machine comes as standard ... more
For many years, blooming has been a key point of discussion for those who use traditional, cyanoacrylate-based, instant engineering adhesives in the manufacturing industry. The term “blooming” refers ... more

Challenge Europe announces manufacturing partnerships for threaded fasteners

At a time when reshoring is very much a topic of concern, Challenge Europe is delighted to announce its partnership capabilities for sourcing and supply chain management of threaded fasteners on a ... more

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