EP21AR is a two-component epoxy that can
withstand harsh, acidic environments, including prolonged immersion in 96-98
percent sulfuric acid and 36 percent hydrochloric acid for over a year. With a
dielectric strength of 400V/mil, EP21AR is a durable and stable epoxy that is
also an electrical insulator. Its coefficient of thermal expansion is 45-55
ppm/C, and it is serviceable from -60 to +275F. It produces high strength,
abrasion resistant bonds with a tensile strength over 10,000 psi, a shear
strength exceeding 2,700 psi and a compressive strength greater than 14,000 psi
easy to use with a forgiving 2 to 1 mix ratio by weight, and a mixed viscosity
of 10,000-15,000 cps. It is 100 percent reactive with no solvents or diluents
and can be applied smoothly in any thickness. This epoxy has a working life of
45 to 55 mins at ambient temperature for a 200 g batch, and cures at room
temperature or faster at elevated temperatures. It bonds well to a wide variety
of substrates, including metals, glass, ceramics, cements, vulcanized rubbers,
wood and many plastics.
packaged in pint, quart, gallon and 5 gallon container kits. It is used in oil
and chemical processing, maintenance and repair, optics, metalworking,
appliance and electrical/electronic industries.
Truchard will be presented the award at the 2014 Golden Mousetrap Awards ceremony during the co-located events Pacific Design & Manufacturing, MD&M West, WestPack, PLASTEC West, Electronics West, ATX West, and AeroCon.
In a bid to boost the viability of lithium-based electric car batteries, a team at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has developed a chemistry that could possibly double an EV’s driving range while cutting its battery cost in half.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.