White Papers

  1. Momentive SilCool™ Thermal Gap Fillers Perform Well During Hot Vibration Testing

    Momentives new range of SilCool™ Thermal Gap Fillers were evaluated for their ability to withstand random vibrations at high and low temperatures. Find out how they got on....

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  2. Dispensing Solutions for Cyanoacrylate Adhesives

    A White Paper from Nordson EFD evaluating how cyanoacrylates work alonside the advantages; dispensing challenges and best practices. 

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  3. Techsil Considers Flexible Moulding Materials for Part Reproduction

    When faced with a part reproduction application there are many routes available to explore, Techsil evaluates the pro's and con's of various flexible processes incluiding polyurethanes and silicones.

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  4. Advantages of Tapes over Mechanical Fasteners

    Advantages of Tapes over Mechanical Fasteners

    Traditionally mechanical fasteners were seen as the strongest and most reliable fixing method, however, double sided structural adhesive tapes can often exceed this strength, provide longer lasting reliable bonds and offer unique benefits. In this white paper, Techsil analyses the advantages of using tapes as a replacement for mechanical fasteners.

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  5. Evaluating Fluid Dispensing | Manual Squeeze Bottles to Benchtop Precision

    The ability to deposit precise amounts of material is an ever-increasing necessity for manufacturers, particularly when assembling electronics and medical devices. Methods available for dispensing adhesives, epoxies and a multitude of other fluids cover a wide spectrum of techniques from manual applications like squeeze bottles, toothpicks and hand-plunger syringes to semi-automated tabletop dispensing robots. In this white paper, Vlad Konopeklo... Continue reading →
  6. UV Curing Adhesives Compatible with Medical Sterilisation Processes

    Adhesive technology can be a cost-effective solution to connect components for single use medical products. When bonding transparent or translucent substrates, using a UV curing acrylate adhesive has several advantages; cured acrylates are also compatible with common sterilisation processes such as autoclaving, gamma and ETO. Dr Detlef Heindl provides expertise on UV curing adhesives compatible with common sterilisation processes for... Continue reading →
  7. Overcoming the Challenges of Bonding Composite Materials

    Techsil considers the challenges of bonding composite materials and discusses ways to overcome them. In this white paper, Techsil analyses key adhesives types such as cyanoacrylate, epoxies, polyurethane and UV adhesives and by defining a few key performance or manufacturing requirements can quickly narrow down the search to the most suitable adhesive types for the application. Continue reading →
  8. Performance Advantages of Silicones for Circuit Board Conformal Coating

    Various conformal coating materials are used to provide protection and improve performance and reliability of PCBs. This white paper, written by Kazuhisa Ono for Momentive Performance Materials Japan LLC, looks at the advantages of using silicones as a conformal coating on circuit boards, it includes performance comparison data of two new Momentive silicone conformal coating materials against a silicone resin... Continue reading →
  9. Is LED the UV Technology of the Future?

    For many years UV technology has been a reliable method for the curing of photo-reactive chemicals. In response to increasing production speeds and new applications UV lamp technology has also developed. Hoenle questions if LED is the future of UV technology and have produced an objective comparison between UV-LED & conventional UV technologies. Topics Covered: Comparison of Technologies (UV and... Continue reading →
  10. Innovative LED Adhesive Technology for Disposable Medical Device Assembly

    Light curing adhesives are frequently used in the assembly of disposable medical products with high throughput; the speed of dispensing and cure enables the manufacturer to reduce production costs. Panacol’s medical adhesive portfolio allows a variety of different design and substrate options: needle to plastic and glass hubs and syringes, connectors, housings, filters, catheters, endoscopes, covers, blood filters, face masks... Continue reading →

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