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Ann R. Thryft
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Re: silicon adhesives
Ann R. Thryft   4/11/2012 12:55:31 PM
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You're welcome. Apparently, some structural adhesives actually work OK above 225. Other companies such as Fabrico no doubt also have lots of info on multiple manufacturers' adhesives.


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Re: silicon adhesives
sensor pro   4/10/2012 2:18:38 PM
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Dear Ann,

Thank you for your reply. I actually look for 225C ( about 410F-430F ).  i will contact them and see if they can direct me into the right direction.

Thank again.

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Re: silicon adhesives
Ann R. Thryft   4/10/2012 1:10:32 PM
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sensor pro, on the second page of my article on structural adhesives and fasteners

http://www.designnews.com/document.asp?doc_id=237011&page_number=2

Heather Doughty from Fabrico mentions structural adhesives that are stable at up to 225F, although without naming specific brands. I suspect Fabrico will know if what you want exists, and which suppliers provide it.


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silicon adhesives
sensor pro   4/5/2012 11:17:54 AM
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Very infomative and useful article and info. Are you aware of any super-high temp adhelives that stay stable at about 200C to 225C?

I;m very much interested in a structuraly stable adhesive at these temperatures.

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Silicone an up-and-coming material
Ann R. Thryft   4/5/2012 7:40:27 AM
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Robert, thanks for a clear, thorough introduction to these important adhesives. Silicone also has superior performance in many coatings for harsh environments as we wrote about here:

http://www.designnews.com/document.asp?doc_id=237966


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In the manufacturing environment
Rob Spiegel   4/4/2012 11:14:59 AM
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Nice detailed article, Robert. I would imagine part of the choice in silicone adhesives has to do with the manufacturing environment. How fast adhesives can be applied in the process and other concerns. 

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