Household Appliance Assembly

Light-Curable Adhesives, Coatings, Gaskets, and Masking Materials for Household Appliance Applications

Dymax offers a variety of light-curable adhesives, coatings, gaskets, and masking materials to fit the various applications found in the manufacture of major home appliances. Typical major appliances include refrigerators, freezers, ranges (gas and electric), ovens, clothes washers, clothes dryers, dishwashers, and air conditioners. Designed for rapid and reliable assembly of your most difficult applications, Dymax has the chemical expertise to solve your adhesive, curing equipment, and dispensing challenges. Appliance adhesives from Dymax are used for bonding glass, plastics, and metal substrates typically used in the assembly of many household appliances.

Typical Major Home Appliance Applications Include:

  • FIP/CIP Gasketing
  • Dome Coating
  • Keypad Molding
  • Magnet Bonding
  • Glass, Plastic, and Metal Bonding
  • Potting
  • Wire Tacking
  • Conformal Coating

Dymax Light-Curable Materials Can Be Used In The Following Components:

  • Handles
  • Cabinets
  • Doors
  • Mixer Valves
  • Shelves
  • Panels
  • Circuitry
  • Plastic Reservoirs
  • Displays
  • LED Lighting
  • Control Panels
  • Speaker Assemblies
Major Home Appliances

Applications:
Display assembly; Plastic housing assembly; Appliance assembly

Features:
UV/Visible light cure; Fast curing; Strong bonds to PMMA (Acrylic); Solvent free

Applications:
Glass, plastic, and metal bonding; Laminating; Adheres to glass, metal, and many plastics

Features:
Cures in seconds upon exposure to UV/Visible light

Applications:
Dome coating; Decorative coating

Features:
UV cure in seconds; One part, no mixing is required; Hard, scratch resistant surface; Low viscosity for thin coatings; Solvent-free, isocyanate-free; No VOCs

Applications:
Decorative coating

Features:
UV/Visible light cure; One part, no mixing is required; Hard, scratch resistant surface; Low viscosity for thin coatings; Solvent-free, isocyanate-free; No VOCs

Applications:
Metal-to-glass bonding; Potting critical components; Large-area bonding; Adheres to glass, plastic, and metal substrates

Features:
Cures in seconds upon exposure to UV light; Optically clear adhesive; UV resistant; High impact; Resistant to yellowing & thermal shock; Structural bonder for glass, plastic, and metal; One part, no mixing is required; Flexible for applications requiring impact resistance; Exceptional tensile strength

Applications:
Glass-to-glass assembly; Glass-to-metal assembly; Appliance sub-assemblies; Lighting sub-assemblies; Furniture

Features:
Cures in seconds upon exposure to UV/Visible light; Curable with BlueWave® LED Prime UVA spot lamp; High adhesion to glass and metal; High-temperature resistant; Moisture resistant; High Tg and thermal degradation; Adheres to glass, plastic, and metal substrates; Flexible for shock resistance; Low shrinkage

Applications:
Cure with Dymax Multi-Cure® adhesives, suitable for gaps <0.001 to 0.020″ (preferred gap 0-0.002″); Used with Dymax 600 and 800 series structural bonding adhesives and thermal interface materials for increasing bond strength to metals, plated surfaces, ceramic, and glass substrates

Features:
Strong structural bonds; Fixtures in seconds; No solvent flash-off time; No VOCs and ODCs

Applications:
Metal-to-glass bonding; Coil winding; Potting

Features:
UV/Visible light cure; Secondary heat cure; Activator cure; Bonds multiple substrates; Hard and clear bonds

Applications:
Plating; Decorative etching & anodizing; Powder coating; Part handling; Air plasma spray; Grit blasting

Features:
See-Cure technology transitions from blue to pink upon sufficient exposure to light energy; UV/Visible light curing; Excellent surface protection; Fast curing; Easy peel-off after exposure to heat; Spray or dip; Rolls Royce approval as Metal Spray Maskant with designation of OMat 2/240

Applications:
Metal frame bonding; Metal-to-stone assembly; Loudspeaker hardware assembly; D.C. motor assembly; Magnet bonding

Features:
Activator cure; Bond dissimilar substrates; No cure until assembly for precise alignment of parts; Tough, durable bonds

Applications:
Conformal coating

Features:
Halogen-free; Solvent free; UV/Visible light cure in seconds; Secondary heat cure for shadowed areas; Blue fluorescing; Isocyanate free; Low VOCs; One part, no mixing required; Suitable for most types of spray equipment; Medium viscosity, designed to enhance wetting of leads; Low modulus for thermal cycling performance; MIL-I-46058C listed; IPC-CC-830-B approved; UL recognized

Applications:
Wire Tacking; Bonding Jumper Wires; PCB Repair

Features:
UV/Visible Light Cure; Secondary Heat Cure; High Viscosity for Optimal Coverage of Wires; One Part, No Mixing Required; Faster UV Fixture Time; Solvent Resistant

Applications:
Conformal coating

Features:
UV/Visible light cure in seconds; Secondary moisture cure for shadowed areas; Halogen-free; Solvent free; One part, no mixing required; Bright blue fluorescing; Low viscosity for thin coatings; Chemically resistant; Low VOC; Low odor; MIL-I-46058C listed; IPC-CC-830B; UL 94 V-0; UL 746-E

Applications:
Conformal coating

Features:
Halogen-free; Solvent free; Light cure in seconds; Secondary heat cure for shadow areas; Isocyanate free; One part, no mixing required; Low viscosity for thin coatings; Rigid for chemical and abrasion resistance; MIL-I-46058C listed; IPC-CC-830-B approved; UL recognized

Applications:
Fuel cells; Underwater enclosures; High-temperature sealing

Features:
UV/Visible light curing; Excellent water resistance; Excellent Acid/Base resistance; Self-leveling liquid; High/low temperature resistant; Cures in seconds; Silicone free; Nominal viscosity 60,000 cP

Applications:
Speaker assembly; Sound dampening; Automotive enclosures

Features:
UV/Visible light curing; Soft, tacky gasket; Self-leveling viscosity; Cures in seconds; Greatest deflection; Good adhesion to nylon and metals; Silicone free

Applications:
Speaker assembly; Electrical enclosures; Automotive enclosures; Appliance casings; Automotive door handles; HVAC ductwork

Features:
UV/Visible Light Curing; Good adhesion to nylon and metals; Soft, tacky gasket; Cures in seconds; Silicone free

Applications:; Automotive door handles; Speaker assembly; Electrical enclosures; HVAC ductwork; Appliance housings; Automotive enclosures

Features:
UV/Visible Light Curing; Good adhesion to nylon and metals; Soft, tacky gasket; Cures in seconds; Silicone free; Blue fluorescing for black-light inspection

Applications:
Sealing plastic surface and enclosures; Sealing glass surfaces and enclosures; Sealing metal surfaces and enclosures; Sealing plated surfaces

Features:
UV/Visible light cure; Tack-free after proper cure; UL 157 Certified; Moisture and chemical resistance; Soft and durable after proper cure; Colorless in appearance; Silicone free; Conforms to intricate channels and recesses