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06 October 2017

Adhesive company Techsil introduce Vitralit UC 6686, a newly developed light curable epoxy adhesive from manufacturer Panacol. Upon exposure to ultraviolet light, it cures in seconds to form a crystal clear, extremely hard, scratch resistant surface perfect for dome coatings and for decorating glass and plastics.

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19 September 2017

Custom stampings are often at the heart of equipment – making connections, retaining components, operating elements within an OEM device. Each is normally required to fit a specific (custom) space or deliver a special operation and this is where Lee Spring can offer a high degree of expertise.

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20 October 2017

William Hughes is meeting new challenges for high performance springs in critical aerospace applications, including special requirements for materials, specifications, manufacturing tolerances, cleanliness and packaging.  

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03 October 2017

William Hughes has been manufacturing precision, high specification springs for many years, and is well equipped to meet the exacting demands of the aerospace industry including its special requirements for materials, specifications, manufacturing tolerances, cleanliness and packaging.  

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22 August 2017

Thread repair kits, tools and threaded inserts, available from WDS Component Parts, can be used to repair worn or broken threads on a wide range of equipment – from a machine tool to a vehicle’s engine.

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26 July 2017

Momentive’s authorised UK distributor, Techsil has announced that five of Momentive’s 1 part RTV silicone adhesive sealants have achieved Airbus Industrial Qualification for use in aircraft assembly, maintenance, repair and overhaul. 

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19 July 2017

Rapid response is paramount in all industries, so when an engineer or technician reaches for an item and finds a gap on the rack, frustration and delays can kick in. With that in mind, Lee Spring has developed spring kits which meet a wide range of needs.

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03 August 2017

Techsil has announced a distribution agreement with Henkel and is introducing the company's range of hybrid structural bonders.

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26 July 2017

Henkel’s LOCTITE threadlocking adhesives prevent self-loosening and secure any threaded fastener against vibration and shock loads.  Many are easy-flowing liquids which completely fill the gaps between mating threads. When used to assemble threaded fasteners, the threadlockers permanently secure assemblies and eliminate fretting corrosion.

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27 March 2017

Henkel says that, by comparison with traditional tapes or hemp and paste combinations, its LOCTITE 55, takes half the time to create a secure seal on threaded pipes. With a new160mm dispenser, the method is even more cost effective.  A single reel will seal up to 405 joints with a half-inch thread size.  

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31 March 2017

Henkel’s fast-curing Loctite Max 2 composite matrix resin has been developed for resin transfer moulding (RTM) processes.

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01 February 2017

Lightweight construction methods are now a feature of automotive engineering, but the mass production of composite components can present challenges. Henkel believes tailored adhesives, together with fast-curing and reliable resins, are essential to the viability and cost efficiency of these highly automated, short production cycles.

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06 February 2017

Powered by a 12.5L Caterpillar C13 Acert turbo diesel engine, The Beast is responsible for grooming ski slopes at night. Operating in temperatures of about 30° below freezing and on slopes that can be more than 45°, it relies extensively on Loctite engineering adhesives from Henkel to secure components and seal hydraulics.

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02 February 2017

Henkel will demonstrate how its latest generation LOCTITE, BONDERITE TECHNOMELT and TEROSON products can benefit the entire value chain. Whether the task is in system building, assembly or repair, these engineering adhesives, sealants and functional coatings are designed to improve performance and cut costs.

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11 October 2016

When BPR Medical chose a two-part epoxy to bond both halves of its Bidirectional Firesafe Cannula Valve body, it needed a dispensing solution that would assure deposition of a precise, repeatable volume of adhesive, metered and mixed in the correct ratio, on to a cylindrical assembly.

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16 November 2016

LOCTITE products offer maintenance experts solutions to keep plant and operations running smoothly and, to support this effort, Henkel has produced an updated Maintenance Expert Guide.

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15 September 2016

Henkel has announced that its LOCTITE 518 gasket sealant can now cure through light surface contamination, providing greater application flexibility and improved curing on inactive metals without an activator.

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15 November 2016

The scale and scope of Henkel’s LOCTITE dispensing equipment has never been better represented than on its latest website upgrade.

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17 October 2016

The scale and scope of Henkel’s LOCTITE dispensing equipment has never been better represented than on its latest website upgrade.

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16 September 2016

Techsil has introduced a newly developed light curing acrylate adhesive from Panacol. Vitralit 7311 is specially formulated for bonding plastics, metals and glass and comes in three different viscosities: Low viscosity, medium flow, and a non-flowing gel. 

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FEATURES

31 May 2017

Technology has a tendency of changing and evolving every few years, even every few months. Businesses must make sure that they keep up with industry trends, or risk falling behind the competition. Simon Taylor, sales manager at European Springs, explains how the company has employed the latest technology in order to provide a solution for canopies at the London Stadium, home of West Ham United

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30 November 2016

Most people are aware of superglue, or cyanoacrylate to give its technical name, but how many know that a whole host of industrial applications can benefit from these advanced adhesives? Bob Goss, senior technology specialist with Henkel, considers the question

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03 March 2016

In any mechanical system, the best components only perform optimally if designed to work together and properly connected. Nowhere is this better exemplified than in rotary latching systems, as James Stroud of Southco explains

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27 October 2015

Trials are underway that could see the introduction of significant production efficiencies for a major supplier to the aerospace industry. Working with 3M, Zodiac Seats UK is exploring new approaches to working with adhesives to speed throughput in its lay-up, cure and assembly line areas

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12 February 2015

The new all-in-one Henkel Loctite Composite Pipe Repair System has recently completed a rigorous two-year test programme by DNV GL, a certification body serving the oil, gas and marine engineering sectors, to ensure the products’ conformity with ISO/TS 24817. Here, Henkel explains more about the system

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13 November 2014

Superbolt Expansion Bolts offer a simple and quick bolting solution for large machine couplings and can help save both time and money, as Nord-Lock UK explains

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17 February 2014

Engineering adhesives specialist, Henkel, says that its structural bonding technology is increasingly helping robot manufacturers to reap the benefits of new materials by providing a means of joining dissimilar substrates while improving the strength and performance of the overall system.

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21 November 2013

When engineering adhesives are employed in cylindrical assemblies, to bond one part that is inserted into another, they are known as retaining compounds or retainers. Here, Bob Orme, senior technology specialist for retaining products at Henkel explains a bit more about the products and, using a couple of case studies, describes their benefits

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26 April 2013

Last year caravan manufacturer, Elddis, radically changed its methods of manufacture, favouring a fully bonded structure over one whose elements were mechanically fixed. The outcome, says Henkel, is a shell that is stronger, lighter and drier than ever before

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17 April 2013

For structures and equipment operating in harsh environments, springs and spring fasteners must be able to withstand different types of extreme conditions including underwater, outdoors and very high or low temperatures, as global spring company Lee Spring explains

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SPONSORED CONTENT

18 May 2016

The Nord-Lock wheel nut safely secures wheels on on-road and off-road heavy vehicles by maintaining high clamping force even under extreme operating conditions.

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18 May 2016

Bolt style Superbolt multi-jackbolt tensioners (MJTs) replace existing studs or bolts. Ideal for applications with tapped holes, or where threading a stud into a nut would be impractical. The outside diameter is smaller than a nut type tensioner on a stud, allowing MJTs to fit into tighter areas.

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18 May 2016

Superbolt multi-jackbolt tensioners (MJTs) replace existing hex nuts. Only hand tools are required for installation and removal of any size tensioner. Safe, accurate and economical! We have a wide range of standard series, as well as an unlimited capacity to create special designs to meet your unique needs.

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18 May 2016

Nord-Lock washers secure bolted joints with tension instead of friction. It is a high quality product with documented success in many industries worldwide.

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18 May 2016

Flexnuts are used in combination with Superbolt tensioners and are designed to flex out at the bottom and flex in toward the top of the nut. This distributes the bolt load along many threads, adds elasticity, and prevents stress concentrations in the first few threads.

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18 May 2016

The Nord-Lock X-series washer is an exceptional new product, giving customers extreme performance and safety, as well as the extra security of never having to risk making the wrong choice. With Nord-Lock X-series, we bring exciting new ideas to the bolt securing field that expand your design possibilities for excellent results.

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18 May 2016

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