Henkel Corp.'s Loctite
E-40EXP is a two-component,
potting compound designed to pass UL testing requirements for
explosion-proof electric motors and maintain more than 85 percent of its compression
strength following exposure to 13 harsh chemicals. Henkel developed this
potting material in anticipation of the revised UL-674 requirements for potting
and sealing compounds used in hazardous locations.
Used to pot and seal wire conduits, Loctite E-40EXP isolates the electric motor
from hazardous vapors and chemicals that could cause an explosion. Clean and
fast-curing, Loctite E-40EXP can be used in any size fitting, potting or
sealing application. The material will not expand and experiences very little
shrinkage, facilitating accurate dispensing.
Loctite E-40EXP is available either in user-friendly 2:1 static mix cartridges
for easy dispensing or in bulk for high volume applications. This material cures in approximately 2
hours at room temperature and contains no carcinogens, ensuring worker safety.
In addition to motor applications, Loctite E-40EXP is suitable for assembling
or repairing pumps, fans, lighting, electrical connectors, sensors and probes.
Wal-Mart will hold its second Made in the USA Open Call July 7-8, at its headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. The event will be a repeat effort by the world’s biggest seller of consumer goods to increase the amount of US-made products it sells in Wal-Mart stores, in Sam’s Club members-only wholesale outlets, and on walmart.com.
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There’s a good chance that a few of the things mentioned here won't fully come to fruition in 2015 but rather much later down the line. However, as Malcolm X once said, "The future belongs to those who prepare for it today."
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