Wacker’s New SEMICOSIL® 811 Rubber Silicone – Short curing times, fast adhesion

Wacker’s New SEMICOSIL® 811 Rubber Silicone – Short curing times, fast adhesion

Semicosil 811 – Less is better Wacker’s come out with a new adhesive, Semicosil, 811, to shorten your curing times and create adhesive bonding to substrates with very little energy. The result—less processing time and shorter cycles. Additionally, the new formula can be used on heat-sensitive substrates. Semicosil 811 will completely cure at room temperature…

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Voila! From This to That – Adhesive Recycling Program

Voila! From This to That – Adhesive Recycling Program

Fill the Box Instead of the Landfill You thought it couldn’t be done. Now it can. Henkel has partnered with TerraCycle to launch an Adhesive Recycling Program that gives you the opportunity to put your empty LOCTITE anaerobic adhesive packaging to good use by recycling them. LOCTITE products offer viable alternatives to mechanical fastening and joining methods. How…

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Knowledge is a Powerful Tool

Knowledge is a Powerful Tool

The “Ins” and “Outs” of Static Shielding Bags — Looking for an information-packed place to go for valuable knowledge gems and tools to help you make “smart” buying decisions? Try out the current Hisco TOOLTORIAL and learn the “ins” and “outs” of… Static Shielding Bags Do you need metal-in or metal-out bags? What’s the difference between…

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Creative Uses for Tape

Creative Uses for Tape

Most products can be used for more than their intended purpose. For example, nails are primarily for fastening two pieces of wood together, but many consumers use them as hangers for tools in a garage. Tape is a product that also has many uses other than just as an adhesive. Here are four everyday uses…

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Keep Your LED Lighting Safe from Sticky Situations

Keep Your LED Lighting Safe from Sticky Situations

LED lighting is fast replacing incandescent lights due to its longevity, efficacy and efficiency. What used to last months now lasts years, thus reducing both expense and replacement time. LED lighting does, however, have an Achilles heel. LED lighting is more susceptible to moisture than traditional lighting, and it works more efficiently when cool. So…

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Teflon® Tape versus High Temperature Tape

Teflon® Tape versus High Temperature Tape

Occasionally, a brand will become the representative for an entire product line. Xerox is synonymous with copying documents with a copy machine; Jell-O is the de facto name given to flavored gelatin products. High temperature tapes are no different; in this industry, many consumers mistakenly refer to the entire range of high temperature tapes as Teflon…

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3M™ VHB™ Tape

3M™ VHB™ Tape

Twenty-five years ago, 3M introduced a tape so strong and durable that it was touted as being able to replace rivets and mechanical fasteners to permanently bond substrates. Naturally, many people were and are skeptical, and understandably so. When most of us think of tape, we think of the roll of tape our parents kept…

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