Polyurethane is a type of polymer that first came about in Europe in 1937. Polyurethane adhesives belong to a group of chemicals called reaction polymers (which also include Epoxy Resins), they are a varied group of chemicals with a lot of different subcategories.
Some polyurethane adhesives are catalysts making chemical reactions happen faster, while others require external catalyst like heat, water or chemical curing agents
Polyurethane adhesives are adhesives that use several types of polyurethane. Like epoxy resins, polyurethane adhesives are 'structural adhesives', they are designed to create very high strength bonds. They also prove very versatile as they are good at bonding diverse kinds of materials together with a long-lasting strong bond consistently. This makes them hugely useful for a vast number of different industrial applications which range such as: -
As with the varied types of Polyurethane Adhesives there are also many diverse types of application systems. These range from basic “pump in a drum” type systems all the way up to fully automatic metering, mixing and dispensing systems with Mass flow and temperature control systems for control of ratio and open times.
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Polyurethane adhesives can be very volatile and it is advisable to clean as you go, however with many applications cleaning of equipment needs to be done. Diffident solutions fit the varying types of Polyurethane and equipment used such as.
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