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How Dual Curing Adhesives (UV Light + Heat) Improve Manufacturing


Executive Summary

A dual cure adhesive has the UV light cure as the first step in the process, followed by a secondary thermal cure achievable at temperatures as low as 80°C. This dual cure process benefits a wide variety of bonding, coating, sealing and small encapsulation applications. For example, cationic UV cures economically, minimizes shrinkage, and does not suffer from oxygen inhibition. This paper explores the power of UV light plus heat, a dual UV curable system, for industry applications.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn about the benefits of dual cure products for bonding, sealing, coating, encapsulation
  • Limitations of UV curing compounds
  • Benefits of dual curing adhesives
  • Properties of dual curing adhesives
  • Formulations for specific industries


Who Should Read this Whitepaper:

  • Chief Engineer/Chief Scientist
  • Design Engineer
  • Design Engineering Managers


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