Henkel Corp.'s two new Loctite Structural Acrylic
Adhesives are formulated to fixture in five to 20 mins and deliver peel and
shear strength once cured. Loctite H8100 and H8110 Speedbonder Structural
Adhesives provide tough, long-lasting bonds and are designed to reduce or
eliminate welds, rivets and threaded fasteners.
Both Loctite H8100 and Loctite H8110 Speedbonder
Structural Adhesives are green-colored, two-component acrylic adhesives that
cure rapidly at room temperature. Loctite H8100 fixtures in 20 mins, while
Loctite H8110 offers ultra-fast fixturing in five mins. Both adhesives feature
glass spacer beads that maximize toughness and prevent adhesive from squeezing
out of the joint during clamping. These products are available in 50 and
490 ml dual cartridges.
These structural adhesives provide shear strengths similar
to overlap welds and are stronger than spot welds and rivets. They can be used
in the assembly of agricultural/construction equipment, specialty vehicles,
appliances, signage, tubs/spas, building components and other industrial
Are they robots or androids? We're not exactly sure. Each talking, gesturing Geminoid looks exactly like a real individual, starting with their creator, professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University in Japan.
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.