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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Alpha Solder presents a case study discussing the structural integrity of the ALPHA® SACX Plus® 0307 SMT. This product was developed as countries moved to lead free solder in plumbing and electronics. The comparative analysis of SAC305 and SACX Plus 0307 SMT focuses on the bulk alloy properties thermal, mechanical and others. Additionally, studying the…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
GorillaPro Threadlockers of various strengths can be used with anaerobic primers in order to create stronger adherence when gasketing, pipe sealing, or working with inactive metals. Find out how anaerobic primers can speed up the cure time of your GorillaPro threadlockers.
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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-…Details
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…Details
Henkel’s BERGQUIST GAP PAD material will power the next generation of high power density devices due to the increasing requirements for lower-stress materials. GAP PAD HC 5.0 is formulated on an entirely new chemistry platform with unique filler technology.
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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…Details
The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material for releasing shower and bath polyester inserts. We recommended Loctite Frekote 720NC. The material was reliable and very effective with the polyester molds and deep sections. What is the application? Mold release for shower and bath polyester inserts. What issues was the end-user having?…Details
The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material for bonding large and small die integrated circuits with variable thermal expansion as well in automated assembly processes. We recommended Loctite Ablestik 965-1L. The material was reliable and very effective with a good level of contamination resistivity. What is the application? Bonding large and…Details
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…Details
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…Details
The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material that was visually clear and had good adhesion to hold the glass rods in place. We recommended DOW 184. It is easy to work with, cured visually clear and bubbles escaped under heat cure to allow for a substrate with no voids. What is…Details