The Intertronics Blog

Video: Opti-tec 4200 clear polyurethane resin for potting & encapsulating

Opti-tec 4200 is an optically clear potting compound suitable for encapsulating LEDs and other electronic components. Opti-tec 4200 is a clear polyurethane resin for applications including lighting, illumination or when the electronics needs to be visible. It features excellent non-yellowing colour stability owing to UV resistant base materials and stabilisers. In double syringe or twinpack sachets, the […]

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Video: Adhesives, protective materials and processing equipment for medical device assembly

We offer materials and processing equipment to meet the bonding and assembly needs of medical device manufacturers. A range of ISO 10993 and USP Class VI materials are compatible with the substrates commonly used in the industry. The range comprises structural adhesives, coatings, sealants, form-in-place gaskets and temporary masks – all for medical device assembly. And mixing, […]

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High precision volumetric spray dispensing system

preeflow® eco-SPRAY technology brings exceptional levels of accuracy, repeatability and precise edge definition to micro-spray dispensing tasks. The combination of the preeflow positive displacement volumetric pump and a low-flow spray chamber guarantees high performance spraying of low to high viscosity fluids. This volumetric spray dispensing system provides a superior level of process reliability because viscosity variations in […]

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New guides to electrically conductive & thermally conductive adhesives

We have issued two new guides which offer an introduction to the Electrically Conductive Adhesives and Thermally Conductive Adhesives produced by Polytec PT. Each guide gives a descriptive overview of the technology involved and related product applications in industries such as microelectronics, electrical engineering, power engineering and general energy. New, next generation technologies are introduced. Conventional […]

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White Paper – Contactless Jetting Improves Lubrication Speed and Accuracy

Lubrication of mechanical and electromechanical assemblies should be a precise science, with applied material volume and placement accuracy critical to effectiveness. The new White Paper Contactless Jetting Improves Lubrication Speed and Accuracy describes technology which combines the accuracy and precision of a positive displacement dispensing technique with the speed and adaptability of the jetting principle. It […]

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Material mixing and dispensing prove key for LED production quality

British LED manufacturer Plessey Semiconductors have successfully made the transition from the manufacturing development phase (where manual methods of material preparation and application often suffice) to full production by employing some of our automated mixing and dispensing technologies. Carl Withers, Plessey’s Assembly Development Team Leader, explained: We develop leading edge LED technologies, based on Plessey’s […]

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UV cure optical display adhesives – crystal clear & non-yellowing

Dymax Light-curable Optical Display & Touch Screen Laminating Adhesives are specifically formulated for applications where durable, crystal-clear, invisible bonds are required. Their fast, on-demand cure allows substrates to be repositioned precisely until parts are ready to be cured. These one-part LCD adhesives are designed for touch panel assembly including bonding flat panel displays, LCD screens, tablets, outdoor […]

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Latest Practical Components catalogue – tools for process validation, testing and training

The new Practical Components Catalogue is now available, bursting with updated dummy components, test boards and solder training kits. These are valued by engineers and technicians who use them to develop production processes, train colleagues and to evaluate equipment and materials. The Practical Components Catalogue contains a selection of solder training kits in both Lead-Free […]

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Adhesive offers excellent adhesion to COC/COP film laminates

Cyclic olefin polymers/copolymers (COP/COC) have become popular choices in the point-of-care device industry because of their high strength, hardness, low water absorption, and excellent biocompatibility. Dymax 1072-M MD® is a new UV/broad-spectrum-cured adhesive specifically designed for bonding COC/COP film laminates and other difficult-to-bond-to polymers. Designed to be optimised for curing with LED lamps, Dymax 1072-M will cure […]

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Advanced dual-cure pcb conformal coating

Dymax Dual-Cure 9482 is a UV light and moisture-cure conformal coating specially formulated to flow underneath components on printed circuit boards and cure in these shadowed areas by using ambient moisture, which can result in faster throughput for through hole assemblies. Dymax 9482 coating demonstrates excellent re-workability which is of particular importance to manufacturers of expensive pcb’s or manufacturers looking […]

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New brochure – medical device assembly adhesives, protective materials and processing equipment

Our ISO 10993 and USP Class VI adhesives and protective materials – and associated dispensing and curing equipment – are the subject of a new brochure. The range has been built to help you achieve vital process reliability, repeatability and validation. Products featured include DYMAX medical grade adhesives, coatings and masking materials, Opti-tec epoxy adhesives, […]

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Medical device adhesive selector guides help simplify product selection

We have recently placed updated selector guides on our website for Dymax Medical Device Adhesives. These guides provide comprehensive information on Dymax products and are intended to help device manufacturers choose the appropriate adhesive together with compatible dispensing and curing equipment for their specific requirement. The two guides include details of adhesives for Needle Bonding and […]

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Compact inline pressure sensor for dispensing/dosing monitoring and verification

The new flowplus16 pressure sensor offers high accuracy monitoring in an innovative design suited to critical dosing and dispensing applications. Accurate in-line pressure sensing can deliver to you important quality assurance in a whole range of automatic processes – for example, in medical, pharmaceutical and semi-conductor manufacturing, as well as the wider areas of process control. […]

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Innovative electrically conductive adhesive

Polytec EC 275 extends our portfolio of specialist high performance conductive epoxies and adhesives. Polytec EC 275 has innovative specialist fillers which deliver excellent electrical conductivity (1×10-3 – 7.5×10-4 ohm-cm) within a low cost, two component formulation for applications in electronics, micro-electronics, opto-electronics, hybrids and sensor technology. Electrically conductive adhesives are widely used in the electronics […]

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Adhesive for medical device assembly cures in seconds – ISO 10993

If you are looking for a medical grade adhesive which adheres to PC, PS, PU, ABS, and stainless steel, DYMAX Ultra-Red™ 1193M-SV05-UR could be your answer. Designed for the rapid application and bonding of plastics and metals typically used in the manufacture of syringes and needles, DYMAX Ultra-Red™ 1193M-SV05-UR is an ISO 10993 tested, moisture-resistant, multi-purpose medical-device adhesive which cures quickly upon exposure to UV and/or […]

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Flexible, room temperature cure, electrically conductive adhesive

Polytec PU 1000 is an electrically conductive, polyurethane adhesive which addresses applications in die attach, bonding of components in hybrid circuit applications and surface mount technology (SMT); areas where silver filled electrically conductive adhesives have been used for many decades. Usually such adhesives are epoxy-based, and are two-component or premixed and frozen single-component systems – […]

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Our new corporate brochure – the first choice for bonding

If your organisation carries out high technology, high performance manufacturing, assembly or repair, we will help you improve the speed, efficiency and integrity of your bonding, coating and assembly processes. Under our adhere programme, we supply adhesives, coatings, sealants, encapsulants, potting compounds, temporary masks and gaskets for a very wide range of applications and processes, together with the most appropriate equipment for dispensing and curing […]

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Temporary masking during acid stripping for aerospace/turbine applications

DYMAX SpeedMask 729 UV/visible light-curable temporary mask provides excellent surface and cavity protection of turbine components during acid-stripping, high-temperature plating processes and other harsh chemical operations.  This maskant has been formulated to withstand soaking in hot acid without permeation or seepage under the mask.  When cured, the mask provides superior surface protection from chemical processing of nickel […]

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Autoclavable adhesive/encapsulant for optical and medical applications with USP Class VI

Polytec EP 630 is a two-part epoxy adhesive which provides excellent high temperature, chemical, electrical and moisture resistance. Especially designed for applications in the semiconductor, medical, hybrid, piezo, fibre optics, HV and UHV applications, it has an excellent adhesion to silicon, glass, metal, ceramic, ferrite and most plastics and can be used as a low viscosity adhesive, […]

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Bond dissimilar materials with DYMAX Ultra Light-Weld 3013

Do you need a resilient, low-viscosity, moisture-resistant adhesive designed for rapid bonding to a wide variety of plastic and metal substrates? DYMAX Ultra Light-Weld® 3013 forms high-strength, environmentally resistant bonds for appliance assembly, bond joint and sealing, plastic window bonding, and plastic assembly and dispenses easily for precise quantity and placement of adhesive. DYMAX Ultra Light-Weld® 3013 […]

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Precision metering, mixing and dispensing of two part adhesive and resin systems

The preeflow® eco-DUO450 is a two-component precision volumetric, positive displacement, dosing/mixing/dispensing system that gives you accuracy and repeatability. The preeflow eco-DUO450 uses the precision dispensing technology of the preeflow eco-PEN – by integrating two eco-PENS through a manifold and a static mixing nozzle, and provides extremely precise metering, mixing and dispensing of critical two-part materials like epoxies and silicones. The preeflow® eco-DUO450 can dispense as […]

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Electrically and thermally conductive adhesives – new products!

We are very pleased to announce that we have signed a distribution agreement with expert German adhesives manufacturer, Polytec PT. Polytec PT offers a range of high technology adhesive products for micro-electronics, hybrid circuits, chip-on-board (COB), LEDs, component manufacture, displays, flexible circuitry, shielding, medical devices and optics/opto-electronics. The range consists of: Electrically conductive adhesives Thermally […]

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