LOCTITE Structural Bonding and Sealing Adhesives

LOCTITE Structural Bonding and Sealing Adhesives provide superior bond strength, long life and dependability on a variety of substrates and applications.

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Our Structural Bonding Products

LOCTITE structural adhesives are engineered to meet a wide range of industrial bonding, sealing and assembly requirements. They are designed to provide superior bond strength, long life and dependability on a variety of substrates and applications. For reliable structural adhesives, choose LOCTITE – a name synonymous with the highest quality, superior technical support and exceptional value for over 60 years.

Take a look at our recommended products for each feature, or click here to see the full product list.

Features Products
High Temperature LOCTITE EA 9492
LOCTITE UK 1351 B25
LOCTITE AA 3342
LOCTITE SI 5990
High Toughness LOCTITE EA 9466
LOCTITE UK 1366 B10
LOCTITE AA V1315
Fast Cure LOCTITE EA 3430
LOCTITE AA 329
LOCTITE SI 5610
TEROSON MS 9399
Flexible LOCTITE UK 8306 B60
LOCTITE SI 5366
TEROSON MS 930
High Strength LOCTITE EA 9480
LOCTITE UK 8126
LOCTITE AA 3298
Potting & Encapsulating LOCTITE EA 9483
LOCTITE UK 8101
LOCTITE SI 5611


Advantages

Advantages of Structural Bonding and Sealing Methods Compared to Conventional Joining Methods

More Uniform Stress Distribution Over the Entire Bond Face: This has a very positive effect on the static and dynamic strength achieved. Where welding and riveting result in localised stress peaks, adhesive bonding achieves uniform distribution and absorption of stress loads.

No Change in Surface and Texture of The Joined Materials: Welding temperatures may change the texture and, therefore, the mechanical properties of materials. In addition, welding, riveting and fastening all affect the visual appearance of the parts.

Weight Saving: Adhesives are particularly popular for light-weight constructions, where thin walled parts (wall thickness < 0.5 mm) must be joined.

Sealed Joints: Adhesives also act as sealants, preventing loss of pressure or liquids, blocking the penetration of condensation water and protecting against corrosion. Our liquid sealants offer flexibility and fit the requirements of most applications.

Joining Dissimilar Materials and Reducing the Risk of Corrosion: The adhesive forms an insulating film to prevent contact corrosion when different types of metals are joined. It also acts as electrical and thermal insulator.

The following key points should be observed for the design of bonded joints:

  • The surfaces to be joined should be as large as possible for maximum load transmission capability
  • Forces acting on the joint should be distributed across the entire bond line

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Application Stories

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