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15th November 2023
Preventing air voids in potting applications

Air voids can pose challenges in electronic assemblies, potentially compromising thermal conductivity, electrical insulation, and structural integrity.

6th November 2023
Optically clear potting compounds

Potting and encapsulation are common methods used to protect electronic and LED assemblies from shock, vibration, and the environment.

24th October 2023
The processability of adhesives

When specifying an adhesive, the primary consideration is functionality – will it act as an adhesive for the lifetime of the assembly? But it’s also important to consider how the material will work in production – its processability.

17th October 2023
Intertronics distribute new adhesive for metal bonding

Intertronics has introduced SCIGRIP SG800 to its range of materials. SCIGRIP SG800 high temperature MMA Methyl Methacrylate adhesive is a two-component structural adhesive for bonding metals, as well as composites and plastics.

5th October 2023
Intertronics becomes UK distributor of Scigrip adhesives

Adhesives supplier Intertronics has partnered with Scigrip to distribute its methyl methacrylate structural adhesives (MMAs) in the UK.

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7th September 2023
Intertronics launches adhesive and dispensing technology seminars

Intertronics is now offering seminars for customers under the adhere academy brand to expand the UK market knowledge.

12th July 2023
Potting compound and dispensing for automotive lighting

Intertronics is now working with Venta Group to develop potting compound and dispensing solutions for automotive lighting.

5th July 2023
Diisocyanate in polyurethane adhesives

New legislation requiring training for the handling of materials containing diisocyanates, which is coming in on 24 August 2023, has brought attention to polyurethane adhesives (PUs).

1st June 2023
Three worked examples of potting PCB assemblies

Potting PCB assemblies, which involves filling an enclosure with a liquid material to protect the board and its electrical components, is a common method to protect them.

11th May 2023
New polyurethanes do not require REACH training

From 24 August 2023, the European Parliament’s REACH Restrictions will mean that industrial and professional users of products with a total monomeric diisocyanate concentration of greater than 0.1% must be trained and certified in handling diisocyanates.

8th May 2023
Learning and development in the adhesives industry

Though it may initially seem like a simple task, adhesive bonding may be a vital and challenging part of your product design.

29th March 2023
Intertronics busts dispensing robot myths

The benefits of robotics are compelling: improved productivity, efficiency, output, quality, and flexibility. In addition to their production benefits, they can improve health and safety and job satisfaction for employees.

23rd February 2023
Intertronics appoints Head of Learning and Development

To help grow understanding of the selection and processing of adhesives for UK manufacturing, Intertronics has appointed Kevin Brownsill as Head of Technical: Learning and Development.

27th January 2023
How have adhesives changed in 6,000 years?

Arthur C Clarke once said: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Here, Peter Swanson, Managing Director of Intertronics, explains the poignancy of this quote in modern day adhesives applications.

27th December 2022
Dispelling 10 myths about cyanoacrylate adhesives

Cyanoacrylate adhesives (CAs) – also known as superglues or instant adhesives – are fast curing adhesives suitable for bonding a wide variety of substrates including metals, plastics, elastomers, and porous materials.

2nd November 2022
New moisture-resistant cyanoacrylate adhesive

Adhesives specialist Intertronics announces Bond2Bond Aquafast, a new single-part, ‘instant’ adhesive suited for environments with high humidity.

4th October 2022
Sustainability benefits of LED UV curing

LED UV curing lamps are gaining popularity as a replacement for mercury arc lamps when curing light curable materials.

26th September 2022
Intertronics busts cyanoacrylate adhesive myths

Cyanoacrylate adhesives (CAs), also known as superglues, are unique in that they are the only fast curing adhesive that is single component and can cure in ambient conditions with no external energy source.

12th August 2022
Accurately 3D printing bioelectronic sensors

When the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE) at The University of Sheffield was looking for a way to accurately 3D print bioelectronic sensors, it reached out to Intertronics for support.

2nd August 2022
Adhesive considerations at the design stage

Adhesives are often treated as the final piece of the jigsaw puzzle. But by the end of the design stage, it may be difficult to find an adhesive that meets all the criteria, meaning the design must be amended, or even started again. Here Simon Gibbs, Technical Sales Executive at adhesives specialist Intertronics, explains the benefits of considering adhesives early in a project.

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