Adhesives

How to Properly Select and Apply DuPont Rubber to Substrate Adhesives

Across the automotive, medical, utility and many other industries, rubber to substrate bonding is a common process. Creating a successful rubber to substrate bond means both choosing the right adhesive and using the adhesive properly. In all applications, the integri[…]

The One-Coat Bonding Advantage with THIXONTM, MEGUMTM, AND ROBONDTM

There are many advantages to using a one-coat bonding system over the traditional primer and top coat. These include: Simplification of process Simplification of the adhesive supply Potential reduction in overall adhesive usage Potential reduction in th[…]

Top 4 Reasons Rubber to Substrate Bonds Fail

Adhesives play a critical role in maintaining a strong, durable bond in rubber to substrate bonding. If the adhesive fails, the part will invariably fall. There are hundreds of causes for rubber to substrate bond failures — all of which H.M. Royal has the tools an[…]

3 Tips for Prepping Surfaces for Rubber to Substrate Bonding

When trying to pinpoint the cause of a rubber to substrate bond failure, you may consider the type of bonding adhesive or cover coat. But what about your cleaning process? Poor surface preparation is one of the leading causes of rubber to substrate bond failures. […]

The Combined Forces of Chem-Trend and Dow Adhesives

As a supplier of so many different compounding agents across industries, we often get a unique view of the types of products our customers use and how seemingly dissimilar chemical ingredients can work together in one compound to produce some amazing results. One of […]