Cements

Do you offer a UV light activated cement for acrylic plastics?

Yes, our ACRIFIX® 1R 0192 is a one part UV activated cement available in 4 oz tubes and larger cans.

Do I need to clean parts prior to solvent bonding?

Parts that are to be solvent cemented must be clean. Any residual mold release agents or mold polishing compounds can inhibit solvent bonding. Parts should be washed with a solution of mild soap or detergent. A clean, soft cloth and light pressure should...

What is adhesive bonding?

Adhesive bonding differs from the solvent process in that an adhesive is applied to the bonding area. The adhesive itself forms the bond between the two surfaces. The strength of this bond is dependent on the strength of the adhesive and its ability ...

Who would you recommend for polymerizable cementing equipment materials and suppliers?

Solvent-Resistant TapeApplicators Scotch Brand No. 685 Riveters Tape 3M Company Industrial Tape & Specialties Division Bldg. 220-8E-04, 3M Center St. Paul MN 55144 (651) 733-1441 http://www.mmm.com/ Craftics, Inc. PO Box 91930 Albuquerque...

Do you offer a solvent cement that does not have methylene chloride in it?

Our ACRIFIX® 1S 0117 solvent cement does not have methylene chloride in its formulation.

Is there a cement that matches the matte finish of ACRYLITE® Satinice textures?

Our ACRIFIX® 2R 0195 reactive cement has a matte finish when cured which better matches the finish of ACRYLITE® Satinice textures.

What are the proper procedures and equipment for cementing ACRYLITE® Resist™ sheet products?

Introduction ACRYLITE® Resist™ 65 acrylic sheet (formerly known as ACRYLITE PLUS® acrylic sheet) can be fabricated using the same machinery that is used on ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic sheet. Fabrication techniques are nearly the same. Minor modifications...

Do you have a general purpose reactive cement for acrylics?

Our ACRIFIX® 2R 0190 cement is a very good general purpose reactive cement for acrylic plastics.

What adhesive would you recommend to bond acrylic windows to a fiberglass boat (Gelcoat substrate)?

ACRYLITE® cast (GP) sheet is recommended for windows in a marine (boat) application. Perimeter framing the acrylic window is recommended for installation. Then the framing can be adhered to the fiberglass. It is important that the installation system...

Do your products include Conflict Minerals?

No. Roehm America LLC certifies all ACRYLITE® and ACRIFIX® products are formulated without intentional addition of any compounds of Tantalum (Ta), Tin (Sn), Tungsten (W), or Gold (Au). These compounds are known by the acronym 3TG, and are considered ...

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