LEDs, or light emitting diodes, continue to gain popularity as a replacement for traditional light bulbs, not only in homes and public buildings, but also for use with light-curable materials (LCMs). The rise of LEDs is attributed to the notable benefits attached to them, and some advantages are associated specifically with light curing.
Testing pressure sensitive adhesives under standard conditions of temperature and relative humidity is a preferred means to compare data from lab to lab and from lot to lot.
June 7, 2017
As production demands have risen, it has become necessary for silicone curing to accelerate accordingly. But how fast can cure take place without compromising strength? And which fast-cure silicones are appropriate for a given application?