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Composition of reactive sealants and adhesives

| 9 October 2019 |


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Adhesives and sealants surround us in our daily lives. They are used in high-tech applications such as aeronautics and in architecture and can also be found in the hands of children as they learn to express their creativity. This seminar will familiarise you with the most important types of adhesives and sealants, focusing on the composition and ingredients, their chemical structures and functional groups. After attending this seminar, you will be able to clearly work out the properties conferred by each type. With the aid of practical formulation tips, you will be able to analyse guide recipes and patent examples and learn how to calculate key recipe parameters step by step. This seminar will help you to approach formulating confidently and competently!

Your key-learnings:

  • How do adhesives and sealants set?
  • What is adhesion and how do adhesion promoters work?
  • What is the chemistry behind epoxy adhesives and what distinguishes them from other reactive adhesives?
  • What types of adhesive sealants are used in the automotive industry?
  • What is so special about sealants for multipanel insulated glazing?
  • What distinguishes polyurethane construction sealants?
  • How do I formulate adhesives and sealants?
  • How are specific properties controlled via the formulation?
  • How are adhesive bonds tested?


Your lecturer: Dr. Matthias Popp,
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials | Germany
Date: 9 October 2019
Venue: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Seminar fee: €950 (Dutch VAT has to be added, current rate 21%)
€855 (Dutch VAT has to be added, current rate 21%) for subscribers

Register now!

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