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Press Releases from Techsil Ltd (26 total)

Techsil Launch New Optically Clear Flexible Adhesive for Bonding Displays

Adhesive suppliers, Techsil have launched a new optically clear, low viscosity, UV curable adhesive into the UK market. Manufactured by Panacol, Vitralit® 50004 is a one-component acrylic adhesive so it requires no mixing. The adhesive has been designed to use for bonding display screens and laminating optics. Vitralit® 50004 adheres to a variety of substrates including coated glass, PET and other plastics and films. Its low viscosity means that it can

New Epoxy Potting Compound with Excellent Flow Properties

UK adhesive specialists Techsil have launched a new potting compound for electronics with medium viscosity and small filler particle size: Structalit® 5894-1 is the perfect choice for large-volume potting or glob top sealing of power electronics. Structalit® 5894-1 is a black, one part epoxy resin which requires no mixing. The combination of optimised viscosity and the small particle size of its fillers means it flows well and makes an excellent electrical

Momentive’s Aerospace Silicones from Techsil Offer Low Outgassing and Thermal …

Momentive have just published 2 new product selection guides for their aerospace silicone adhesive sealants. They are Silicone RTVs for Low Outgassing Applications which are advanced silicones that deliver outstanding performance with minimal outgassing and Silicone RTV’s for Thermal Protection Systems which are a broad range of advanced silicone RTVs that can perform in the most extreme conditions. For more than 60 years, Momentive has been part of the journey into space

Techsil’s UK based Form-in-Place Foam Gasket Service Expands Capacity by 25%

To meet the growing demand for their contract Form-in-Place Foam Gasketing (FIPFG) service, Techsil are pleased to announce a 25% increase in production capacity. This has been achieved at the UK manufacturing site with the addition of a 4th production cell. Using an innovative single-component liquid polyurethane foam sealing system and machine technology Techsil’s bespoke FIPG contracting service is the economical and reliable solution for replacing labour intensive peel and stick

New Electronics Adhesives that Cure with UV, Visible Light or Moisture

UK adhesives supplier Techsil has launched a range of new adhesive products with low ion content which cure with UV, visible light or moisture. Developed by manufacturers Panacol, these products were specially formulated for applications in the electronics and consumer electronics industry, where heat sensitive parts need to be assembled. Vitralit® UD 8050 is a one-component acrylic adhesive, which can be used as an encapsulant to protect electronic components on

Automated sealant dispensing delivers IP65 rated LED lens seal and production ef …

In this case study Techsil provided emergency LED lighting manufacturers, Mackwell Electronics, with an automated solution for dispensing a clear, fast curing, 1-part silicone adhesive, to seal a clear plastic lens in an emergency luminaire housing. This provided an accurate, reliable IP65 rated seal, improved productivity, yield and accuracy; and the system installed can be adapted to suit other in-house bonding applications. Operating from a purpose designed R&D and manufacturing facility,

Techsil launches a water clear 5 min epoxy for bonding composite substrates

Techsil have developed a new clear, epoxy adhesive called EP25880 Clear that cures fast and provides a strong, tough and durable bond on carbon fibre composite parts. Techsil’s Application Engineer Steve Green explains, “I have been working with a number of companies that were manufacturing and assembling products made of composite materials and a need arose to find a product that could bond carbon fibre parts quickly and neatly. There are

Techsil Attains JOSCAR Accreditation for Aerospace and Defence Sector Supply

Techsil Limited who specialise in the supply of adhesives, sealants, coatings, lubricants, o-rings and gaskets, have successfully completed the approval procedure for the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register (JOSCAR) which enables companies in the Aerospace, Defence, Security & Space sectors to identify qualified suppliers. This accreditation indicates that Techsil Ltd has met the JOSCAR standards pertaining to company capability, accreditations, information security, corporate social responsibility, financial history and ethical operations.

FIP Foam Gasket service delivers productivity benefits for LED lighting module

In this case study Techsil provided a bespoke Form-in-Place Foam Gasketing service to TRT Lighting to produce an IP rated seal for the lid of an outdoor lighting luminaire. The new process replaced a manual system of gasket application saving time and allowing vital resources to be used elsewhere. UK based, TRT Lighting Ltd (Thorlux Road and Tunnel Lighting) designs, manufactures and supplies energy efficient, environmentally friendly lighting products for exterior

Techsil Launch Innovative Tapes Range for Electric Vehicles

There is no denying that electric vehicles (EV) are growing in popularity, being cheap to run, quiet and smooth to drive. Automotive manufacturers are keen to improve the power to weight ratio by using lighter materials such as composites and weight saving bonding, joining and fixing solutions. Adhesive tapes offer an attractive alternative to traditional mechanical fastening methods and have a key role to play in the EV manufacturing sector.

Techsil's Flexible Adhesive with Precision Dispensing Reduces Production Costs a …

Techsil Case Study: Flexible Adhesive with Precision Dispensing Reduces Production Costs and Provides a Better Bond In this case study Techsil provided Speed Plastics with a flexible silicone adhesive and a fast, reliable, consistent dispensing solution in the manufacture of a Smoke Hood. Speed Plastics Ltd specialise in high frequency welding of flexible plastics and also offer customers bespoke engineering solutions in sectors such as healthcare, aviation, defence and marine. Adhesive

New UV-light meter is compact, versatile and easy to use

Techsil have launched a new UV-Meter from UV curing equipment specialists, Hönle. The UV-Meter measures intensity and dose of UV and UV-LED curing units and systems. Using the clear and well-organised display, measured results can be read at a glance. This new generation design is compact and hence extremely handy on the shop floor. Another user-friendly feature is the integrated USB port which enables the upload of the UV-Meter data

Pot and Protect – Techsil Introduce Two New Black Epoxy Potting Compounds

Epoxy potting and encapsulation compounds protect electronic assemblies from many environmental factors such as water, harsh chemicals, physical damage, shock and vibration. Techsil supply potting materials for electronic components from manufacturers MG Chemicals who understand the requirements of the electronics industry and offer a range of high spec solutions. The most recently launched products from MG Chemicals are two new black encapsulation resins to use for pcb potting. Due to

Small but Powerful – New High Intensity, Compact LED-UV Curing Spot Lamp

Techsil introduce the newly launched Hönle LED Spot 40 IC. The LED Spot 40 IC (Integrated Controller) was developed for adhesive curing applications where the emitted light of a LED point source is just not enough for a completely uniform cure but a standard flood unit would be oversized. The compact LED Spot 40 IC is perfectly designed for smaller areas where the high intensity LED emitter provides reliable,

New SMD Adhesive is Fast Curing and Easily Dispensed

Techsil has launched a new fast curing epoxy adhesive, Structalit® 5610, from manufacturers Panacol. This adhesive is specially designed for bonding Surface Mounted Devices (SMDs) on to circuit boards. Due to its high viscosity the adhesive is well-suited for screen printing. Structalit® 5610 is a red-coloured epoxy adhesive which makes a perfect contrast to green circuit boards. The one-component adhesive is easily applied via dispenser, screen printing or needle transfer. The

Opalescent PU Potting Resin for LEDs Gives Diffused Light Effect

From high performance LED chip packaging encapsulants and potting materials to thermal management solutions and adhesives to bond lighting assemblies, Techsil provide a variety of materials to provide environmental protection, extend service life and improve light performance. Product chemistries include Silicones, Polyurethanes, Epoxies, Greases and Pressure Sensitive Tapes. A rising star in Techsil's portfolio is PU23955 – a new pearl PU resin used to encapsulate electronic devices containing LEDs. It cures

New UV-curing Epoxy Resin Adhesive for Dome Coatings

Adhesive company Techsil introduce Vitralit® UC 6686 a newly developed light curable epoxy adhesive from manufacturer Panacol. Upon exposure to ultraviolet light, it cures in seconds to form a crystal clear, extremely hard, scratch resistant surface perfect for dome coatings and for decorating glass and plastics. Vitralit® UC 6686 is an epoxy resin based single-component adhesive, which cures rapidly under UV light. Developed especially for dome coatings, its high viscosity makes

Techsil Launches New Loctite Hybrid Structural Bonders from Henkel

Techsil Ltd of Bidford-on-Avon Warwickshire has announced today its distribution agreement with manufacturer Henkel and introduces their unique range of hybrid structural bonders which herald a new era in product design and assembly. Techsil’s Managing Director, Paul Hughes comments, “Incorporating Henkel’s well known structural adhesive range has further strengthened our portfolio of high performance industrial bonding products. We look forward to build on this partnership with Henkel Loctite and offer our

Techsil’s New Range of Automotive Tapes Deliver Dependable Bonding Solutions

Techsil currently supply a wide range of tapes into the automotive market to satisfy the ever changing requirements of this market. Light weighting has become a particular focus and Designers are looking to remove mechanical fasteners such as rivets and screws and replace them with lighter, dependable engineered bonding solutions. To help automotive customers deliver brand consistency and enhance the value of their products Techsil has developed a range of

Techsil announce agreement with fluid dispensing systems specialist Nordson EFD

Techsil Ltd of Bidford-on-Avon Warwickshire is delighted to announce an agreement with fluid dispensing systems specialist Nordson EFD. Techsil will become distributors of Nordson EFD’s vast array of high performance application equipment, precision fluid dispensing systems and accessories. The range includes benchtop dispensers through to high performance automated dispensing systems. Paul Hughes, Managing Director of Techsil comments, “We feel that Techsil's long and successful history of supplying adhesive and sealant solutions

Techsil launch new Form-in-Place-Foam-Gasket (FIPFG) Service

UK based, industrial sealants and adhesives company, Techsil announced today that it has launched a new leading edge PUR Form-in-Place-Foam-Gasketing (FIPFG) service. Using an innovative single-component liquid polyurethane foam sealing system and machine technology Techsil’s gasketing service is the economical and reliable solution for replacing labour intensive peel and stick gasket applications. Taking measured quantities of material and compressed air the mixture is homogenised and through shear forces is converted to

Techsil Launch New Flexible Mould Making Silicones from Momentive

Flexible moulding is a very popular go-to system across many industries when faced with a part reproduction application. It is more cost effective than 3D Printing for small runs and a great alternative to solid mould processes such a liquid injection moulding or resin transfer moulding. The Rapid Prototyping Industry has adopted flexible moulding for a wide range of applications including automotive casting, aviation and consumer electronics. This process is

New Electronics Potting Epoxy Cures Fast at Low Oven Temperatures

Techsil introduces a newly developed potting adhesive Structalit® 8801T, which cures rapidly at low oven temperatures. This innovative epoxy adhesive was specially formulated for temperature-sensitive applications in electronics; and its resistance against oils and fuels makes it particularly suited for automotive and aerospace applications. Structalit® 8801T is an all-purpose beige-coloured single-component epoxy adhesive developed by Techsil’s partner Panacol. It is ideal for potting electronic components particularly when they are temperature sensitive.

Techsil’s new Glob Top adhesives deliver better flow control and precise dispe …

Formulated specifically for the consumer and general electronics industry, Techsil introduces two new adhesives with a low halogen content: Vitralit® UD 8050 and Structalit® 8838 provide encapsulation of electronic components on PCBs and allow better flow control and precise dispensing on individual components due to their intrinsic viscosity. Glob top adhesives are sealing compounds and encapsulants used in electronics to protect sensitive electronic components typically in chip on board (COB) applications.

New UV-adhesive for Bonding Elastomeric Materials

Techsil presents a new solvent free UV-adhesive from German manufacturers Panacol. Vitralit® VBB-2N LV features low viscosity and is ideally suited for bonding elastomeric materials. Elastomeric materials and rubbers all differ in their polymer structure, polarity, and surface properties. This makes them very difficult to bond and there are drawbacks with using traditional adhesive systems. Cyanoacrylates offer an easy bonding solution, but have decisive drawbacks; they become brittle quickly and exhibit

Techsil Launch New Range of Water-based Adhesives for Vehicle Flooring and Inter …

Vehicle manufacturers are investigating using lightweight materials as one approach to reducing emissions. Plastics and reinforced composites are increasingly being used to make components throughout the vehicle but the bonding difficulties associated with these materials can cause a real headache for manufacturers. Traditional mechanical fasteners have the disadvantage of adding weight so engineers have been turning to adhesives to join these substrates together. However, one drawback is that the adhesives