Solvay launches new adhesive and technologies for the aerospace industry

The new products not only increase part assembly efficiency but also offer unmatched processing flexibility

Solvay is launching AeroPaste® 1006, 1009 and 1100 adhesive pastes and BR® 179 non-chromate primer. These aerospace adhesive and surfacing technology innovations not only increase part assembly efficiency but also offer unmatched processing flexibility, making them ideal for ever-increasing production rates.

AeroPaste® is Solvay’s new generation of epoxy-based structural paste adhesives that provide film-like property and performance, comparable or superior to leading film adhesives on the market. Designed specifically to enable rapid assembly and automation, this new portfolio of paste adhesives will support industrialization requirements in the aerospace industry. AeroPaste® will increase manufacturers’ efficiency and output by enabling fast and easy application, and offer excellent tolerance to variations in bondline thickness. AeroPaste® offers manufacturers maximum flexibility and meets a variety of application requirements: AeroPaste® 1006, 1009 and 1100 are now available commercially.

BR® 179, Solvay’s next generation, sustainable, non-chromate primer is a innovation in the world of aerospace primers. A truly sustainable solution for adhesive bonding, this non-chromated primer provides corrosion resistance comparable to benchmark chromated primers. BR® 179 offers superior tolerance to primer thickness variations, excellent mechanical properties and unmatched usage flexibility with an out-life of up to 180 days, making it the ideal primer for aerospace fabricators.

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Filed: Aerospace
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