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July 16, 2015 - Check out our new video on preventing adhesive mixing mistakes. Avoid Adhesive Mixing Errors
June 18, 2015 - UV curable adhesives have a lot going for them. As single-component systems, they eliminate the possibility of mixing errors. They’re also easy to dispense, with many bonding and...
May 12, 2015 - Making sure your products arrive intact and unharmed is just as important to us as high quality, quick delivery and good pricing. To help prevent our gallon cans of epoxies and...
April 13, 2015 - For two-component adhesives that need to be mixed by hand, mix ratios can be given by weight or volume. The ratios are usually expressed in terms of parts per hundred (PHR), with the...
April 9, 2015 - Improper mixing of two-component adhesives and potting compounds ultimately results in reduced yields and scrap.  So mixing errors really can cost you. Our latest white paper...
March 4, 2015 - One of the problems with UL-listed potting compounds is that it can be difficult to find listed grades that also have all the other physical properties you need. We continually...
January 22, 2015 - Anyone who has worked with two-component adhesives in a production environment knows that it can be tricky to get the mix ratio right day in and day out. In fact, we’ve found...
January 7, 2015 - Check our latest video to see our flow control potting compounds in action. These two-component urethane compounds offer a low starting viscosity while the cavity fills. They then...
December 10, 2014 - Looking for a thermally conductive potting compound that doesn’t sacrifice flexibility? Our 50-3170 compound strikes the perfect balance. Conducts heat and flexes. This...
November 11, 2014 - One of the biggest pain points when applying two-part adhesives involves mixing mistakes. Even the most careful workers will make errors when combining the adhesive components, ...
October 3, 2014 - How do I get the heat out? This thermal management question is particularly difficult to answer when it involves potted or encapsulated electronics. Potting compounds do a great...
September 15, 2014 - For high heat electronics applications requiring a small footprint, bonded fin heat sinks are a good, reliable option. These heat sinks have separate fins attached to a base...
July 10, 2014 - Potting compounds that flow easily may fill every nook and cranny of the electronics cavity. Yet these low-viscosity compounds can also leak from holes or other openings in the cavity...
June 17, 2014 - Thanks to its one-to-one mix ratio and room temperature cure, our 20-3650 Epoxy Potting and Encapsulating Compound has been formulated for ease-of-use in a variety of electronics...
July 31, 2014 - If you need an elastomeric potting, encapsulating or casting compound that takes it easy on the environment, our 20–2121 polyurethane will fit the bill. Made from natural oil...
May 7, 2014 - When engineers select thermally conductive potting compounds, they usually ask how much heat the potting compound can transfer. But it’s equally important to ask how the potting...
April 7, 2014 - Epoxies and urethanes meet UL 94 V–0 requirements When it comes to electronics encapsulation, it can be difficult to find potting compounds that strike the right balance between...
Looking for a very strong, highly thermally conductive adhesive for use in space or for an application requiring low outgassing? 70-3812NC is an easy to use, aluminum filled epoxy adhesive often...
September 11, 2013 - Achieve the balance you are looking for with Epoxies, Etc. variety of 1:1 products If you've used two component materials before, you know that if not measured and mixed...
50-3152FR passes Underwriters Laboratories' stringent flame out requirements of UL 94 V-0!  This is great news for customers looking for an easy to use 1:1 mix ratio thermally conductive epoxy. ...
Twice a year employees at Epoxies, Etc. have the opportunity to be trained in a different job within the company.  The person who holds the current position trains the "visiting" employee how to do...
May 13, 2013 - Some high powered electrical devices (power supplies, power converters) can generate large amounts of heat that needs to be moved away from its source quickly and efficiently to...
Electrically conductive adhesives can be used as an electrical interconnect on non-solderable substrates such as plastic or ceramics, or to replace solder on thermally sensitive components that...
April 26, 2013 - When potting electronics, customers seek products that are safe and easy to use and will perform under harsh operating conditions. The 20-1700 Series Silicones are a family of...
March 29, 2013 - The unique flow of this Potting Compound allows it to be applied very easily but it gels quickly so that it won’t spill over into areas where you don’t want it. It is also very...
April 8, 2013 - Light-Emitting Diodes (LED) are quickly replacing incandescent bulbs and compact fluorescent bulbs.  There are many advantages to using LED lighting devices.  Not only can they last...
March 25, 2013 - UV curable materials are an excellent fit for many electronic applications due to their ability to cure quickly, unlimited working times, and ease of use. However, some...
March 15, 2013 - Customers are finding that 20-2180 is a viable alternative to injection molds to encapsulate electronics for cable and harness assemblies. For small to medium production runs it is...
February 28, 2013-Epoxies, Etc. is always seeking to improve our customers processes, quality, and save them money.  By packaging our UV Curable Adhesives and Potting Compounds in single barrel...
Jan. 16, 2013- Have ever you ever wondered what the Etc. stands for in Epoxies Etc.? In addition to our extensive line of formulated epoxy products, we offer a wide range of urethane and silicone...
Jan. 16, 2013- The use of TriggerBond cartridges is a convenient, cost-effective way to dispense two-component epoxies, urethanes and silicones for bonding, sealing or small potting applications. It...
Jan. 16, 2013- A mix ratio for a two component epoxy or urethane system is the ratio used to determine the amount of resin and catalyst (may also be referred to as hardener or curing agent) required...
Jan. 16, 2013- When using and/or handling epoxy resins or any chemical a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) should be obtained and reviewed. The MSDS contains instructions, precautions, ...
Jan. 16, 2013- Crystallization is defined as the formation of solid crystals from a uniform liquid solution.  It occurs naturally with foods such as honey, with snowflakes and with minerals.   This...
Jan 30, 2013- Epoxies, Etc. is excited to share these great videos with you. Our YouTube channel, which can be found here, is a great resource for information and demonstrations of our various...
January 30, 2013- Epoxies, Etc. is excited to unveil our new website, created with the help of the great team at Brave River Solutions. You will find that much of the information on the new site is...