21 May 2021
Sign up to our newsletterWant more news like this? Sign up to our newsletter.

Lohmann’s TwinMelt process promises sustainable bonding solutions without solvents

Lohmann has developed a new bonding process, TwinMelt, which combines different acrylic and synthetic rubber constituents to make a range of solvent-free bonding compounds.

Lohmann said: “By means of a smart process which even allows for a combination of different materials, features and properties, new carrier materials, solvent-free acrylic and rubber systems are used for individual customer requirements and toll coating in every industry; from automotive, graphics, home appliance & electronics to industrial and medical.”

Acrylic and rubber systems form the basis for TwinMelt technology and enable the generation of solvent-free compounds.

Acrylic systems are said to offer low VOC values, clarity and transparency, biocompatibility, suitability for direct and indirect contact with food and high chemical resistance. Synthetic rubber systems are said to offer exceptionally good adhesive properties (in terms of peel strength and tack), suitability for low-energy surfaces and biocompatibility.

Coatings are available for any carrier, including paper, textile and film.

FAST magazine

Related Companies

Lohmann Tapes UK

Similar Articles

Composite pipe repair for EDF

The decision by power generation company EDF to repair, rather than replace, leaking pipework at its nuclear power plant in Bugey, France has proved hugely beneficial both ...

TFC expands specialist parts

To meet customer demand in response to the pandemic, fastening supplier TFC has expanded its global sourcing capabilities to make it easier for its customers to access parts from ...

Intertronics' adhesive robots

To enable manufacturing businesses across the UK to automate multiple adhesive processes on one machine, adhesives and dispensing equipment specialist Intertronics has introduced ...

A better bond

Details matter in the highly competitive commercial vehicle conversion and body building businesses, which is why more of the industry’s leading players are beginning to adopt ...

Bonding different plastics

The demand for plastics in automotive manufacturing continues to grow as it remains a durable, cheap and lightweight solution to many modern manufacturing challenges. But plastic ...

Fast automotive assembly

A range of new adhesive tapes are offering useful options for motor manufacturers.

New Techsil Catalogue Publishe

Techsil have just published a new 20 page catalogue with guides to adhesives, sealants, tapes, o-rings and dispensing equipment from supply partners such as Momentive, Loctite, ...

Boost your Productivity

KitPackers, an Ellsworth Adhesives company, are an ISO 9001:2015 registered custom chemical repackager of one and two component resins such as adhesives, encapsulants, sealants, ...

Ellsworth Adhesives celebrate

Ellsworth Adhesives Europe is delighted to report on a highly successful third year of its distribution partnership with RAMPF Composites and Tooling Solutions. Sold under their ...