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Interesting, relevant, and timely articles to help keep you well informed about the world of technical adhesives and coatings.
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ITAC employ a variety of testing methods to develop adhesive coating products that align with their customer’s application requirements.  This area of work ensures reliability and uniformity in the bonding process within parameters that may also influence performance including consistency of raw materials, application substrates,...
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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...
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Like so many others, the Covid-19 pandemic and departure of the UK from the EU have placed significant strains on the specialist adhesives and coatings industry. However, ITAC are open for business and our coating and adhesive specialists want to hear about your new ideas...
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Fortalice charity logo with pictures of rock climbing challenge
In April, Tyler Coleman – Technical Manager at Itac Adhesives, will take on the Peak District Stanage Edge VS (very severe) challenge to raise vital funds for local domestic abuse and violence charity, Fortalice. The Challenge The challenge will see Tyler navigate 36 rock faces...
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Itac employ a variety of testing methods to develop adhesive coating products that align with our customer’s application requirements.  These include: Adhesive bond strength test (tensile, shear, peel), Heat seal testing, Drawdown testing, Fire retardancy testing, Colour testing Viscosity testing (Brookfield), Solids testing, Surface conductivity...
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