Loctite 402: The Ultra-Performance Instant Adhesive

Industrial design and manufacturing engineers are constantly looking for innovative solutions that can enable new and improved designs, and advance overall manufacturing processes. Across many industries, the trend is toward smaller and higher performance devices. Smaller devices require innovative materials and assembly processes, combined with enhanced precision: fit more function into tighter spaces and maintain…


Pruner Transmission Rotor

The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for material for a pruner transmission rotor. We recommended MOLYKOTE® G-68 Plastic Gear Grease. The grease was more robust, and the customer was able to perform over 5000 cycles with no heating or transmission failure. What is the application? Pruner Transmission Rotor What industry/market was this material…


Lubricating The Drive Train

The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material to lubricate their drive train. We recommended MOLYKOTE® G-N Metal Assembly Paste. The high density and low coefficient of friction of the product from MOLYKOTE® made it perfect for this application. What is the application? Lubricating a drive train. What issues was the end-user…


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Case Study of 3M VHB Tape for Low Surface Energy Surfaces

It’s time to replace screws, rivets, welds, and other traditional fasteners with a better solution — 3M VHB Tape. 3M™ VHB™ Tape offers manufacturers a distinct bonding advantage by spreading stress loads across the entire length of the joint, permanently adhering materials with a powerful bond. 💢Durability for Long-Term Performance 💢Resist cold, UV light, temperature…


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Silicone Adhesive Solutions: The Future of Aerospace

DOW has moved its products forward to the next frontier of aerospace defense and avionics. With the DOWSIL™ product line, found at Krayden, manufacturers can effectively seal products from environmental interference, provide thermal management, protect against electromagnetic interference and adhesive bonding. Silicone RTV’s, sealants, adhesives, conformal coatings, elastomers, dielectric gels, elastomers, thermally and electrically conductive…


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DuPont Solar Case Study

In this week’s Case Study, DuPont Global Field Research report shares common structural issues that solar panels develop after they have been installed. This study spans ten years, and has illustrated the FortaSun product line to address the specific needs of their customers. Their research has led to better understanding of the best materials to…


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Green UV40 LED Conformal Coatings for PCBs

HumiSeal UV40 LED conformal coatings are the next step for the massive expansion of the IoT (internet of things) in our everyday lives.  With great advantages like: tack-free cure under LED UV light at 385 or 395nm low viscosity for film coater selective application secondary moisture cure for unexposed areas superior flexibility, chemical and moisture…


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Loctite Frekote Case Study

Mold release issues are a problem of the past, with the numerous solutions presented with Loctite Frekote. The product line ranges from release agents, sealers and cleaners and are based on over 50 years of technical experience. Don’t let mold release issues rue the production line, when Loctite Frekote is available worldwide in both wax-…


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Behind The Screens

Do you ever wonder HOW screens stay in place on a smartphone, in a new car, or on a watch? Check out the DOW product behind the advancements in technological displays: DOWSIL VE-6001 UV_T. As a one-part UV cure product, it is easy to handle and provides excellent reliability for everyday technologies. Download the DOWSIL…


Coating PCB

The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material for coating PCB. We recommended DOW 1-2577LV. The silicone material is compatible to other silicone coatings that they are using and it RTV cured. What is the application? Coating a PCB. What issues was the end-user having? The company was using a specific silicone…


Applying Ablative Material Onto Rocket Nozzles

The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material to apply onto rocket nozzles exposed to extreme high flux temperatures forming an insulator layer. We recommended Dow 93-104. The material was reliable and very effective. It also simplified processing conditions and was easy to apply and remove. What is the application? Apply ablative…


Bonding Carbon Fiber Parts For Automotive Application

The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material that could bond carbon fiber parts for automotive application. We recommended Henkel EA9394. The material exhibited excellent adhesion properties that was well suited for the application. What is the application? Bonding carbon fiber parts for automotive application. What issues was the end-user having? New…