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FLEXcon Adds SA9000D to its Range of High-performance Silicone Adhesive

Published on 2013-08-08. Author : SpecialChem

FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, announced the FLEXcon® SA Series of Silicone Adhesives designed to help customers define the most appropriate product for their application. With the addition of the company's SA9000D adhesive, FLEXcon's SA Series of Silicone Adhesives now includes three silicone adhesive options for durable manufacturers and their suppliers: SA9000D, SA6000 and SA3000. The series marks the most expansive silicone adhesive offering available in the industry and provides FLEXcon's industrial customer base with a wide range of high-performing adhesion products capable of meeting extreme high and low-temperature requirements.

Introduced in 2008 with the SA6000 tacky silicone adhesive and followed by the SA3000, the line now includes the SA9000D - a high-performance adhesive for superior adhesion to metals. Features and benefits of the FLEXcon SA Series family now include:

FLEXcon SA9000D:

  • Low tack, high-performance, permanent silicone adhesive
  • Ideal for temperatures ranging from -300°F to 500°F (-185°C to 260°C)
  • Short-term exposure temperature range up to 800°F (427°C) to 1000°F (538°C) (less than one hour)
  • Provides superior adhesion to metals
  • Available as self-wound and two liner transfer-tapes and single and double-coated constructions

FLEXcon SA6000

  • Moderate tack, high-performance, permanent silicone adhesive
  • Product is ideal for temperatures ranging from -300°F to 500°F (-185°C to 260°C)
  • Short-term exposure temperature range up to 800°F (427°C) (less than one hour)
  • Provides excellent adhesion to metals, low surface energy plastics as well as silicone foam and rubber
  • Available as transfer-tapes and single and double-coated constructions (transfer tapes backed with a two-liner system)

FLEXcon SA3000:

  • Tacky silicone, offers quick stick reducing assembly time
  • Product is ideal for moderate temperature extremes ranging from -40°F to 302°F (-40°C to 150°C)
  • Bonds well to silicone materials including foam, sponge and rubber and industrial substrates including stainless steel, aluminum and other industrial surfaces
  • Available as a single or double-coated product. Not available as a transfer-tape

"As a leader in silicone adhesive technology, FLEXcon's SA Series Adhesives demonstrate our continued commitment to durable manufacturers and their suppliers," said Shirley Monte, Business Development Manager, FLEXcon. "By offering a wide range of solutions that address their adhesive needs, existing and future customers can now easily determine which FLEXcon product is most appropriate for their application."

About FLEXcon

FLEXcon prides itself on delivering much more than innovative solutions. The company also serves as a strategic collaborator to printers and converters, helping them navigate any new legislative or industry standards to ensure they have every opportunity to stay ahead of market demands and grow their businesses. FLEXcon's standing as a recognized leader in connection with UL positions the company as a valuable resource for better understanding of new regulations and compliance issues.

Source: FLEXcon


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