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Dow Introduces Octylphenol-free Flexible Primers for Automotives

Published on 2018-07-03. Author : SpecialChem

Rubber-to-metal bonding is essential for automotive under-the-hood, powertrain and chassis anti-vibration applications. Part of a product family from Dow that includes MEGUM™ and other THIXON™ rubber-to-substrate bonding agents, new THIXON P-11-F and P-22 primer systems provide outstanding performance and competitive cost with a REACH-compliant octylphenol-free formulation.

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Dow produces flexible primers for automotives

REACH-compliant Octylphenol-free Formulation


“Dow has produced robust, flexible primers for many applications,” said Dr. Stefan Dehnicke, Global Technology Manager - Specialty Adhesives at Dow Automotive. “This enables primer standardization and consolidation while meeting key industry performance requirements.”

THIXON Octylphenol-free Primers


THIXON P-11-F and P-22 octylphenol-free primers can be used separately or together with cover agents. They are robust, flexible primers for various substrates and demonstrate product advantages that include:

• High performance across key parameters for one- and two-coat bonding
• Passing requirements for boiling water and salt-spray tests
• Balanced formulation free of MIBK (THIXON P-22)


Source: Dow Automotive
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