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Eight innovations in adhesive technology

10th July 2024

Ultrasonic Welding Technology Enhances Manufacturing Processes

Ultrasonic Welding Technology Enhances Manufacturing Processes

Martin Frost, recently retired from his position of UK Sales Manager at Telsonic, and with the benefit of 28 years of experience, summarises the contribution which ultrasonic technology has made to manufacturing processes and looks at the new ultrasonic processes and technology developments which have opened up new application areas.

2nd July 2024

An overview of the surface measurement industry in the UK

An overview of the surface measurement industry in the UK

Earlier this year, adhesives specialist Intertronics acquired Dyne Testing, a supplier of surface measurement products. Here Peter Swanson, (PS) Managing Director of Intertronics, sits down with Alison Fox (AF), Brand Manager of Dyne Testing, to discuss trends in the UK's surface measurement market.

13th June 2024

How to develop an LED UV curing process

How to develop an LED UV curing process

Device manufacturers bonding medical plastics can benefit from the process speed and control offered by UV curing adhesives. To build an accurate and repeatable new process, all process variables need to be understood, so they can be eliminated or kept within acceptable tolerances. Here Peter Swanson, Managing Director of Intertronics, explains how manufacturers can achieve a reliable and repeatable UV curing adhesive process.

25th April 2024

Potting compound selection for LED assembly

Potting compound selection for LED assembly

Depending on an application’s needs, there are numerous potting compounds available, with formulations offering properties including being low density/lightweight, flame retardant, flexible, optically clear, and thermally conductive. It can be challenging to know which material to specify, given the different chemistries, properties, and processing requirements. Kevin Brownsill, head of technical: learning and development at Intertronics, shares insight on potting compound selection for an LED assembly.

7th February 2024

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