Preventing Rubber to Substrate Bond Failures with the Right Adhesives

Rubber to substrate bonding refers to the process of combining elastomers to substrates made of various materials through various chemical and mechanical means. This bonding technique is utilized in numerous industries, including automotive, sealing, aerospace and ma[…]

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 bonding (RTS) failure, you may consider the type of bonding adhesive or cover coat. But what about your cleaning process? Read on to learn about prepping surfaces for rubber to substrate bonding. Poor surf[…]

The Combined Forces of Chem-Trend and DuPont 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 […]

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