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
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
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