Product Performance

Click below on any of the seven advantages to learn more. For each advantage, examples of adhesives and sealants in real life are presented, organized by major Market and Application Area. Below you will find specific examples of where adhesives and sealants are used. (You can click again on each advantage to roll the detailed information back up.)

Allows use of high performance plastics and composites to obtain high strength and low weight

Market: Transporation
Application Area: Aircraft and Aerospace

Specific Applications Include:

  • Aerospace Aircraft Wing Bonding

Eliminates heat induced metal weakening associated with welding

Market: Transporation
Application Area: Vehicle Assemby

Specific Applications Include:

  • Clinched Flanges on Doors, Boot Lids and Bonnets

Allows use of laminates with improved performance

Market: Building and Construction
Application Area:

Specific Applications Include:

  • Wood Beam Laminate

Market: Transporation
Application Area: Vehicle Assemby

Specific Applications Include:

  • Sandwich Assembly for Refrigerated Vehicles

Market: Transporation
Application Area: Aircraft and Aerospace

Specific Applications Include:

  • Aerospace Cabin Assembly
  • Helicopter Rotor Blade

Contract Provides sound and vibration dampening

Market: Assembly (Rigid)
Application Area: Appliances

Specific Applications Include:

  • Coil Coating Application
  • Metal-to-Metal Bonding

Market: Building and Construction
Application Area: Interior Walls/Partitions

Specific Applications Include:

  • Acoustical sealants - Provides sound and vibration damping between rooms separated by interior walls that are typically not insulated and typically not sealed at head of wall in multi-family buildings (such as condominiums, apartments, and office buildings). Adhesives have replaced mechanical fasteners.

Market: Transporation
Application Area: Vehicle Assembly

Specific Applications Include:

  • Adhesives ,which bond cured-in-place rubber gaskets to metal, reduce wind noise, making for a quieter ride

Reduces stress concentration associated with screw/rivet holes

Market: Transporation
Application Area:Exterior Vehicle Trim

Specific Applications Include:

  • Key Corner Bonding in Windows
  • Bonding of Edge Profiles in Truck Assembly

Market: Transporation
Application Area: Vehicle Assembly

Specific Applications Include:

  • Clinched Flanges on Vehicle Doors, Hoods and Trunks

Provides continuous bond line, offering stiffening with no added weight/material

Market: Assembly (Rigid)
Application Area: Doors

Specific Applications Include:

  • Stainless Steel Door Assembly

Market: Transporation
Application Area: Vehicle Assemby

Specific Applications Include:

  • Auto Door Stiffener
  • Auto Hood Stiffener

Compensates for thermal movement in window systems and increases the longevity of the windows and doors to keep buildings dry and clean

Market: Building and Construction
Application Area: Window and Door Openings

Specific Applications Include:

  • Window and Door Perimeter Sealants - Using high performance polyurethane and silicone sealants around window and door frames for waterproofing and controlling airflow.