Specially formulated for automated assembly, HM-2520 assembly sealant combines the green strength of a hot-melt adhesive with the long-term performance of a reactive silicone sealant.
Specially formulated for automated assembly, HM-2520 assembly sealant combines the green strength of a hot-melt adhesive with the long-term performance of a reactive silicone sealant and improved resistance to movement during cure and at high temperatures under load. The sealant is a neutral-cure, low-VOC substance that enables parts to be moved immediately upon application. It adheres to most common substrates and has a high tensile strength of 700 psi; service temperatures range from -50 to 300 F. It meets FDA regulation CFR 177.2600 and is NSF 51- and NSF 61-listed.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey