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SCIGRIP to Present Role of Bonding Systems for Railways at Railway Interiors Expo

Published on 2015-10-15. Author : SpecialChem

Washington, UK -- SCIGRIP, a global supplier of smarter adhesive solutions, will be highlighting the crucial role high strength bonding systems play within the rail sector at the forthcoming Railway Interiors Expo in Prague from the 4th - 5th November.


SCIGRIP is an established European manufacturer of methyl methacrylate (MMA) bonding systems to many leading rail and rolling stock producers around the world. Three of SCIGRIP’s key structural adhesive products have achieved the EN45545-2 2013 Fire Smoke and Toxicity (FST) accreditation therefore providing absolute assurance in terms of passenger safety standards along with tough and reliable assembly performance.

Product Highlights include:

SG300: Ideal for internal and also external bonding requirements, SG300 is an excellent choice for bonding metals, metals to plastics and metals to composites therefore replacing or reducing the need for mechanical fasteners. Possible applications include; light cluster assemblies, internal door constructions and internal and external panel structures. SG300 demonstrates excellent environmental and chemical resistance and is available with a choice of working times.

SG230: A very well established system, SG230 is a two-component, 10:1 mix ratio product for bonding composite and other plastic parts with little or often no surface preparation required. SG230 also features excellent fatigue and vibration resistance for key structural areas and can bond to metal structures with a simple priming process. This adhesive is also designed to work with a selection of activators to provide a wide range of working times from 30 to 120 minutes. It is especially suited to bonding big structural components and ideal for filling large irregular gaps such as structural floor parts and locomotive front nose cone applications.


SCIGRIP combines the leading adhesive brands of Weld-On Structural Adhesives, Holdtite and Macroplexx into a new global brand of Smarter Adhesive Solutions. SCIGRIP offers the latest advancements in bonding systems and adhesive chemistries for the most demanding customer applications in the Marine, Transportation, Building Construction and Product Assembly markets.

With global manufacturing, distribution and technical support, SCIGRIP Smarter Adhesive Solutions can reliably meet customer needs on a worldwide basis.

Source: SCIGRIP 

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