Master Bond Resource Library
Latest technical whitepapers about the most pressing topics within the adhesive industry brought to you by Master Bond. Master Bond has been developing the best epoxies, silicones, polyurethanes, polysulfides, UV cures and other specialty systems since 1976, and continues to solve specific design and manufacturing problems in a variety of industries.
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What are the factors to consider when you need to maximize adhesive bonding performance? In this white paper, Master Bond explores the different joint designs, surface preparations, polymer types and performance properties to consider when using structural polymer adhesives to join different parts together. The information contained in this white paper is designed to simplify the selection process engineers face in meeting the multiple challenges for their application's requirements.
Potting and encapsulation compounds are designed to completely enclose a component, module or PCB, which effectively shields the unit while providing structural support. There are a variety of potting formulations on the market today that suit the needs of diverse applications. Learn about the performance properties of each, plus the packaging options available, to see which is best suited for the manufacturing and assembly of your electronic device.
The unique requirements of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) call for specialized materials. The versatility of epoxies and adhesives are often capable of providing the necessary properties to ensure support and protection from thermal and mechanical shock, vibration, high acceleration, particles, and other physical damage. As epoxies and adhesives continue to make advances, there are advantages in using these systems for die attach, underfill and encapsulation in demanding MEMS packaging requirements. This white paper will focus on how these materials are used and their benefits for MEMs applications.
To understand one part epoxy systems, you need to know how a two part system works. In this white paper, we explore how a one part system is constructed, how it can and should be used, and how it can be modified to achieve a variety of performance properties. Also learn how technological advances have resulted in innovative, unique systems.
Thermal cycling can create stresses on bonded parts that fluctuate vastly between different temperatures, from extreme cold to extreme heat, during regular intervals or on an intermittent basis. Adhesives have a proven track record for thermal applications. Learn more about their functional benefits and what to consider when choosing an adhesive for use in thermal cycling applications.
For an overview of our most popular medical grade epoxies, please browse this easy to read catalog organized by chemistry, key properties and curing schedules. From the prototype stage through the manufacturing process, each compound in this 20 page catalog is designed to meet specific application requirements. Applications range from diagnostic equipment to disposable and reusable devices, from medical electronics to orthopedic and prosthetic devices, and more. All products listed are USP Class VI approved and select items are ISO 10993-5 Cytotoxicity Certified.
Watch this video about Master Bond, with formulations advanced adhesives, sealants, coatings, potting/encapsulation compounds and impregnation resins. They offer the highest quality products as well as unmatched technical advice.