In several types of industries, adhesive is used to join metal, rather than traditional techniques
There are several adhesives and gluing techniques for metal, such as epoxy, silicone, polyurethane, cyanoacrylates, UV-adhesive.
From aluminum to cast iron to stainless steel and titanium, there are 1 component and 2 component adhesive systems which can meet the challenges that can be adhered to metal. Today you will find adhesive in several types of joints within the metal industry from design and production to repair, maintenance and service. Some of the most commonly used metal substrates include aluminum, cast iron, copper, iron, stainless steel and steel.
Aluminum is the world's most widely used metal and is very versatile. It has low density, high strength, good durability, recyclability, resists corrosion and it is affordable. There are several options for bonding aluminum to aluminum and aluminum to other substrates.
Stainless steel is available in many different qualities. It has exceptional corrosion and oxidation resistance. Durability, high strength, aesthetically, low maintenance requirement and high / low temperature resistance are among the many beneficial properties. It is also easy to clean and disinfect. Here, as well, there are several possibilities for bonding stainless steel - stainless steel and stainless steel to other materials.
Epoxy and polyurethane adhesives are easy to use and can withstand exposure to harsh environments.