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Latex Gloves – Are You Allergic?


Many industrial manufacturing environments require workers to wear protective gloves, including during electronics and medical device production and assembly. Latex gloves not only protect workers from harmful chemicals but also protect products from worker contact and contamination during manufacturing Read more

ST 925 SMT Rework System–Three favorites combined into one nice savings


Save a few steps--and some money--with the Pace 925 SMT Rework System Pace has introduced a new low-cost “combination” system ideal for surface mount technology (SMT) rework. It’s worth adding up the savings by comparing the a la carte prices Read more

Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation Soldering Station Changes Everything


You may or may not have heard about Metcal’s new soldering station, the CV-5200. The evolutionary tool removes much of the reliance on visual inspection of hand-soldered joints and adds a second, more technology-driven method for validating a successful Read more

3 Essential Benefits of the Bond-a-Matic® 3000 Dispensing System

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With the latest major addition to the All-Spec Loctite® line, we are excited for our clients to try out the Bond-A-Matic adhesive dispensing system, which has a pressure range of 0 to 15 psi, ideal for low-viscosity adhesives under 3,000 cPs. Here are three essential benefits of this system:

#1 Precision = Efficiency and Lower Cost of Ownership

With this model, Loctite focused on a system that dispensed adhesive in the most efficient manner possible. With the adjustable pressure regulator, users have increased control of the amount of solution dispensed, significantly reducing waste.

#2 Adaptable

The Bond-A-Matic has a diverse dispenser that is compatible with a variety of bottles and squeeze tube sizes, including:

  • 250-ml bottles
  • One-pound bottles
  • One-liter bottles
  • Two-kilogram bottles
  • 200-gram squeeze tubes

#3 All-Inclusive Kit

Rather than nickel-and-diming its customers, Loctite took the best route possible and offers everything you need to get your adhesive dispensing started in one, complete order. The Bond-A-Matic comes with the following accessories:

  • Reservoir with ¼” tank fitting
  • Vari-Drop applicator
  • Teflon-lined black feedline (¼” outer diameter; 7” long)
  • Two spring strain reliefs
  • Anti-bubbler tip and sleeve
  • Needle assortment kit
  • Tube of silicone grease

If you need more information about this dispensing system or adhesives in general, reach out to our sales team at Sales@All-Spec.com.


Why We’re Stoked For Our NEW Momentive Line!

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Momentive is recognized for specialty fluids, chemicals, adhesives and related materials designed for automotive, electronics, medical and other industries.

We recently added the Momentive line specifically for its renowned silicone-base adhesives that are found in a variety of machinery and technology in electronics, aerospace and aviation.

Read on to learn more about the capabilities and uses for two of Momentive’s most popular silicone adhesives.

 

RTV 100

 
Developed for primerless adhesion to various substrates, RTV 100 Series silicone is FDA, UL, NSF and USDA-approved. It has an exceptionally high-temperature performance, essential for devices within rocket and jet-fueled aircraft.

RTV-100 Applications

The RTV 100 is ideal for the following applications:

Interior

  • Pre-formed Gaskets
  • Galley Sealant
  • In-Flight Entertainment System Sealant
  • Lavatory Sealant
  • Ventilation Duct Sealant
  • Window Assembly Sealant

Exterior

  • Joint Fill Compound

General

  • General Aircraft Maintenance Sealant

RTV-100 Benefits

  • High performance adhesives
  • Primerless adhesion to many substrates
  • Meets the requirements of MIL-A-46106

 

RTV 160, 162 and 167

 
RTV 160 Series adhesives are UL-recognized and offered in numerous viscosities.

As with the 100 Series, 162 and 167 adhesives are high-grade and extra-strength paste adhesives engineered to comply with military requirements.

All three products are ideal for sensitive metals within electronics.

Their non-corrosive design, primer-less adhesion and neutral cure provide an excellent solution for a diverse set of applications.

RTV-160, 162, 167 Applications

These three silicone adhesives are ideal for the following applications:

Interior

  • Electrical Box Sealant

Exterior

  • Radome Sealing

Electronics

  • Circuit and Terminal Protection
  • Cockpit Instrument Sealant
  • Electrical Wire Sealant
  • Sealing, Potting and Encapsulating Computer Units
  • Electronics Power Equipment Encapsulant

Engine

  • Electronics Potting

Miscellaneous

  • Battery Sealant
  • Charger Sealant

RTV 160, 162 and 167 Benefits

  • Neutral cure adhesives
  • Primerless adhesion to many substrates
  • Ideal for sensitive metals in electronics

Need a reliable Momentive distributor today?

If you are new to this line and would like additional information, reach out to us at Sales@All-Spec.com. Our staff will get you all the information and best prices you need!

If you’re ready to order, check out our Momentive line.

 


Hardman Double/Bubble Epoxy Adhesives

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As an authorized distributor of Hardman adhesives, All-Spec Industries carries several varieties of Hardman’s Double/Bubble Epoxies. You can find more information about the types of Hardman epoxies along with their uses in the videos below.

A general overview of all Hardman Double/Bubble Epoxy Adhesives:

A demonstration of Hardman Double/Bubble Fast Drying Epoxy, part number 04001:

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Searching for a Single-Use Structural Adhesive? Try Double/Bubble Adhesives

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Hardman Double Bubble Epoxy AdhesiveHardman (a division of Royal Adhesives and Sealants) makes single use packets of various types of epoxies, urethanes and silicones. These individual packets of adhesives are referred to as the Double/Bubble adhesives. Double/Bubble adhesives are purchased by the box which contains 100 individual packets of Double/Bubble adhesive plus a small wooden application stick for each packet.

All-Spec sells four types of Hardman Double/Bubble epoxy:

  • Double/Bubble Extra Fast Drying Epoxy
  • Double/Bubble Clear Impact Resistant Epoxy
  • Double/Bubble General Purpose Epoxy
  • Double/Bubble High Peel Strength Epoxy

Plus two types of Hardman Double/Bubble urethane:

  • Double/Bubble Semi Flexible High Shear Strength Urethane
  • Double/Bubble Very Flexible General Purpose Urethane

And don’t forget the:

  • Double/Bubble Tough Job Hand Cleaner

Depending on the type adhesive, Double/Bubble can be used for a variety of tasks and applications including repairing tools and furniture, bonding ceramics, glass and metal, repairing sports equipment and fixing rubber hoses, tires and shoes.