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High performance adhesives and coatings since 1902. 2022 marks the 120th year since John Marcus founded ITAC Limited.  The beginning of Itac started when John discovered that tyre scrapings dissolved in solvent made an excellent rubber adhesive, which when painted onto the outside carcass of a tyre provided an ideal priming coat on which tyre...
Specialist adhesives consist of a variety of chemistries and come in a range of forms to suit specific requirements. Choosing the right adhesive formulation for a particular problem or application involves careful consideration of a number of factors. These include: Bonding properties of the adhesiveThe application and substrate typeApplication methods and production requirementsEnd use environment...
Specialist coatings play a critical role in satisfying the requirements of an ever-increasing number of industrial and commercial products and systems. The coating’s end application and intended use determines the effects it should impart in order to provide the desired performance. This clearly has a direct influence on their formulation design. Therefore, for specialist coatings...
Welcome to part two of our summary of adhesive coating testing methods used at ITAC. We explained in part one that the tests we perform and results we provide are a critical element of our work. These enable our customers to choose the best adhesive or coating system for a specific application, and to help...