16 September 2014
16 September 2014
Scott Bader will exhibit for the first time at China Adhesive, which this year is taking place from 25-27 September at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention, Shanghai, China.
Scott Bader explains its stand will be showcasing the new ‘rapid bond’ Crestabond M1-04 grade, launched earlier in 2014. It claims this latest addition to the range of methacrylate-based structural adhesives can reliably bond a variety of metal and plastic substrates with no requirement for a substrate primer.
The company states Crestabond M1-04 has a short working time of only three to four minutes and bonded assemblies can then be moved to the next stage of production in as little as eight minutes. This recently developed ‘rapid bond’ Crestabond M1-04 grade is expected to be of particular interest to automotive OEMs and specialist tier 1 and 2 fabricators to increase high-volume production efficiencies.
According to Scott Bader test data, Crestabond products provide excellent adhesion strength, toughness, fatigue and impact resistance and will effectively bond composites, plastics, ABS, aluminium, stainless steel and many other substrates commonly used in industrial applications.
Scott Bader explains the Crestomer range was originally developed by Scott Bader’s R & D team over 35 years ago for structurally bonding GRP substrates, with particular focus on demanding marine hull and deck applications.
The company days the Crestomer range is based on a unique, proprietary urethane acrylate based formulation. When correctly applied, Scott Bader claims the Crestomer bond line is far stronger and tougher than the GRP laminate substrates it is bonding together, so cohesive failure in the adhesive does not occur.
Scott Bader states Crestomer products are also now widely used in land transportation and building applications, bonding not only GRP parts together, but GRP with ceramics, foam, wood and other core materials. The Crestomer range is also available in co-axial cartridges or larger volume pails and drums for cost effective bulk dispensing.
Scott Bader will be exhibiting at stand A0609 at the show.
Photo provided by Scott Bader
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