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Solvay Launches Adhesives and Surfacing Technology for Aerospace Industry

Published on 2021-06-23. Edited By : SpecialChem

TAGS:   Epoxy Adhesives   

solvay-adhesive Solvay launches AeroPaste® 1006, 1009 and 1100 adhesive pastes and BR® 179 non-chromate primer. These breakthrough aerospace adhesives and surfacing technology innovations not only increase part assembly efficiency but also offer unmatched processing flexibility, making them ideal for ever-increasing production rates.

New Generation Paste Adhesives

AeroPaste® is Solvay’s new generation of epoxy-based structural paste adhesives that provide film-like property and performance, comparable or superior to leading film adhesives on the market. Designed specifically to enable rapid assembly and automation, this new portfolio of paste adhesives will support industrialization requirements in the aerospace industry.

AeroPaste® will increase manufacturers’ efficiency and output by enabling fast and easy application and offer excellent tolerance to variations in bondline thickness. AeroPaste® offers manufacturers maximum flexibility and meets a variety of application requirements: AeroPaste® 1006, 1009 and 1100 are available commercially.

Sustainable Non-chromate Primer

BR® 179, Solvay’s next generation, sustainable, non-chromate primer is a breakthrough innovation in the world of aerospace primers. A truly sustainable solution for adhesive bonding, this non-chromated primer provides corrosion resistance comparable to benchmark chromated primers. BR® 179 offers superior tolerance to primer thickness variations, excellent mechanical properties and unmatched usage flexibility with an out-life of up to 180 days, making it the ideal primer for aerospace fabricators.

Solvay’s deep understanding of the industry’s needs and challenges is driving our new product developments. By focusing on innovation, process efficiencies as well as sustainability, we provide a step change to our customers” said Mike Blair, head of research & innovation for Solvay composite materials global business unit.

Source: Solvay
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