Adhesives

AdCo (UK) Limited offer a range of technically advanced adhesives. AdCo has it's own range of products but also offer the full range of specialist adhesives and sealants from international manufacturers. With these product ranges behind us Adco are able to offer a range of products that are the envy of most other adhesive companies.

See Below for a guide to just some of the adhesives we offer

Not sure what type of Adhesive you need? Contact us and we will be happy to advise you on the most suitable adhesive for your needs

Glues and Adhesives

PVA Adhesives

General and specific purpose aqueous emulsions adhesives for use in a variety of applications in many industries.

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Hot Melt Adhesives

In granular, block and glue stick forms suitable for jet, wheel, extrusion and spray applications.

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Casco UF and MUF Resin Systems

In powder or liquid forms for structural, laminating and veneering.

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Contact Adhesives

A comprehensive range of specialist products suitable for bonding porous and non-porous materials.

 

Resorcinol Adhesive Systems

Structural timber bonding adhesive system for external uses. Water resistant.

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Polyurethane

The new generation of adhesives, available in liquid and hot melt forms.

Acrylics

Specialised water based adhesives for bonding difficult surfaces including some lacquers and printed surfaces

Engineering Adhesives. Cyanoacrylates, Anaerabics & Threadlockers

A full range of structural and engineering adhesives.

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Sealants and Panel Adhesives

AdCo offer a comprehensive range of traditional, and modern high-tech sealants and panel adhesive, in bulk and cartridge forms.

Specialist Adhesives

Sta'-Put

Disposable Spray Adhesive system.

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Glue Dots

Removable, Semi-Permanent & Permanent Dots

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Applicators

AdCo offer assistance in the selection of application equipment. AdCo also supply hand roller applicators, Hot Melt hand guns and bulk application systems.

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PVA Adhesives

Adco manufacture and distribute a wide range of PVA adhesives, many of which because of their diversity, can be used in several market sectors for various and often differing applications.

The following is just a selection available, and we would welcome your enquiry to assist in the selection of the most suitable product the meet your specific requirements:-

Woodworking.

AdCo E3044

E3044 is a one part self cross-linking PVA polymer emulsion based adhesive, for general assembly wood working applications, where a water resistant bond is required to BS EN 204: D3. E3044 is suitable for hot and cold pressing of high-pressure laminates to timber, chipboard, OSB and MFD. Suitable for veneering. This product can be RF cured.

E3044 can be used with AdCo A3040 activator to meet D4 specifications. An addition rate of 5% - 7.5% is recommended.

AdCo E3077

E3077 PVA Wood Adhesive is a high quality PVA polymer emulsion based adhesive, for general assembly wood working applications, where bonds to BS4071 and BS5270: Part1: 1989, or EN204 D1 & D2 are required. This product exhibits very good adhesion to both soft & hardwoods and other porous materials such as papers and boards.

AdCo E3072

E3072 PVA Wood Adhesive is a high quality, fast setting PVA polymer emulsion based adhesive, for general assembly wood working applications, where bonds to BS4071 and BS5270: Part1: 1989, are required. This product exhibits very good adhesion to both soft & hardwoods and other porous materials such as papers and boards.

AdCo E3127

E3127 PVA Wood Adhesive is a high quality PVA polymer emulsion based adhesive, for general assembly wood working applications, where bonds to BS4071 are required. This product exhibits very good adhesion to both soft & hardwoods, and is ideally suitable for laminating high-pressure laminates to porous substrates.

AdCo E3130

E3130 is a modern generation one pack self catalysing cross linking emulsion adhesive designed for wood bonding operations, including the laminating of HPL and decorative materials to cellulosic stock panels. Suitable for hot or cold pressing, and RF curing. Final bonds meet DIN68602 D3 specification.

When used in appropriate fire door construction, this adhesive can survive 30-minute fire rating tests satisfactorily.

Super Lacquer 308

Super Lacquer Glue 308 Is a specially developed for bonding pre-lacquered components, and plastic surfaces in the furniture and joinery industries.

Bostik 326

Bostik 326 fast drying, medium viscosity adhesive for hand or roller applications. Final bonds meet the BS4071 specification. Fast drying with high bond strengths.

Bostik 21310

Bostik 21310is a fast setting, high solids, clean running adhesive recommended for applications in the furniture and bedding industries.

Bostik 9517

Bostik 9517 is a superior quality multipurpose wood bonding adhesive which conforms to the D3 requirements of BS EN 204-205. It also meets the requirements of BS4071.

Subo DT36

Subo DT36 is multipurpose ethylene vinyl acetate (VAE emulsion) adhesive designed to bond difficult materials, including some foils and laminates. Can be applied by brush or roller.

Print & Bookbinding

AdCo E3205

AdCo E3205 is a high performance aqueous emulsion based adhesive for laminating of porous materials including paper, board, foams and leather.

E3205 exhibits fast setting characteristics with good wet tack, The final cured bond exhibits exceptional flexibility.

AdCo E3237

AdCo E3237 exhibits fast setting characteristics with good wet tack. The final cured bond exhibits exceptional flexibility.

Laminating Product Assembly

AdCo E3205

E3205 is a high performance aqueous emulsion based adhesive for laminating of porous materials including paper, board, foams and leather.

Exhibits fast setting characteristics with good wet tack, The final cured bond exhibits exceptional flexibility.

Subo DT36

Subo DT36 multipurpose ethylene vinyl acetate (VAE emulsion) adhesive designed to bond difficult materials, including some foils, fabrics and laminated. Can be applied by brush or roller.

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Sta'-Put

AdCo (UK) Ltd are pleased to introduce to the UK market, a new concept, which will revolutionise the application of contact adhesive, both at the work place and also on-site.

The specially formulated high-tech polymer adhesives are supplied in pressured containers. Simply by fixing the Sta'-Put hose and gun to the container you are ready to apply adhesive within seconds. It is as easy as that.

The system is always ready to go, and there is no clean down of equipment each time after use. When one container is empty, simply remove and screw on a new one, the empty container is disposable. The only tool required is a spanner.

The Sta'-Put system is more cost effective in use than other methods of hand applying contact adhesives.

The Sta'-Put application adhesive system requiring no electricity or compressed air.

The non-flammable adhesive formulations have been specially developed to meet the high demands of industry, and offer the following benefits:

  • Heat Resistance up to 104°C
  • Non atomising spray. No air born particle contamination. Very low odour
  • Rapid coverage rates
  • Cost effective. Cheaper than hand applied contact adhesive
  • Fast bonding. 2 minute minimum open time, but has an open time of up to 24hrs
  • Suitable for bonding such materials as:- timber, metals, rubbers, glass, high pressure laminates, polyurethane foams, veneer, most plastics, insulation materials and fabrics. Sta' Put II has been specially formulated for use on polystyrene

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Glue Dots

What Are Glue Dots?

FASTfixer glue dots are sticky dots on a roll of silicon release paper conviently packed in a self dispensing carton. FASTFixers stick and fix in seconds to a variety of materials to give a permanent or temporary bond. They are instant, clean, quick and easy to apply.

Where can Glue Dots be used?

Simple and easy to use Simple and easy to use The versatility of FASTfixer glue dots.

Linked with the fact that they come in a variety of strengths and sizes, make them suitable for numerous applications, including:-

  • Mailing and fulfilment
  • Cover mounting
  • Finishing
  • Assembly
  • Merchandise promotions
  • Transit packaging
  • Art & craft
  • School project
  • Home & office use

The Range Available fron AdCo

The standard range of FASTfixers are available in rolls containing 1000 or 5000 dots, in the following sizes:- ·

  • Small approx 6mm diameter
  • Medium approx 10mm diameter
  • Large approx 15mm diameter

Also available on request are custom made strips, sheets and different diameter dots.

Three ADHESIVE LEVELS are available:- ·

  • LIGHT FIXERS (Lower tack removable) ·
  • For a temporary bond that removes easily, without leaving residue, from most surfaces. ·
  • REGULAR FIXERS (Higher tack removable) ·
  • For a better bond to more difficult surfaces but removes easily, without leaving a residue, from most surfaces. ·
  • SECURE FIXERS (Extra high tack) ·
  • Gives a more aggressive secure bond on most surfaces. But that’s not all! We know that these will fulfil most applications.

But we also know that that you love to challenge us – do you have a sticking application where you would like to use FASTfixers, but you need something special? Just ask and we’ll put our wide technical know-how and innovative skills to the test to engineer your solution. (may be subject to minimum quantity) FASTfixers™.

Made in the EU to ISO9002 standards


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Casco UF and MUF Resin Systems

AdCo are the official distributors for the full range of Urea Formaldehyde, (UF),and Melamine Formaldehyde, (MUF), resin systems, manufactured by Casco Adhesives for use in timber bonding industries including joinery, furniture assembly and veneering.

Developed over many years and using the latest manufacturing techniques the Casco systems are characterised by the following:

  • Liquid / liquid Systems
  • Low formaldehyde content
  • Easy and quicker to mix
  • Extended pot and spreader life
  • Fast pressing times
  • Easy clean down
  • Cost effective
  • Radio frequency curable
  • Cleaner running in use
  • Safer in use
  • Complies with a variety of International Standards

Please make direct contact with your technical department to discuss your own particular requirements and production parameters.

Surebond FastForm Powdered UF Resins

The FastForm powdered resins, are easily mixed with water to produce a high performance structural adhesive for timber and panel laminating operations within

  • General Joinery
  • Cabinet Making
  • Shop-fitting
  • Boat Building

Surebond FastForm has the following advantages: -

  • Simple mixing with water
  • Gap filling
  • High water resistance
  • Reduced wastage
  • Non staining
  • Mould resistant
  • Stronger bond than wood itself

There are currently two grades in the FastForm range.

  • FastForm W, a general purpose grade for use all the year around
  • FastForm S, a slower setting trade, often used during the summer or in hot climates.

FastForm W & S both meet BS EN204 Durability Class D3, and BS EN 302-1 A3 Type II performance specifications

After mixing with water, FastForm grades give the following gel times: -

 
20°c
30°c
70°c
100°c
FastForm W
1-2 hr
30 min
1.5 min
33 sec
FastForm S
3.5 - 4.5 hr
90 min
3.5 min
40 sec

Setting speeds can be accelerated with the use of Surebond FL10 separate application hardener.

Surebond FastForm Resins are available in 25kg sacks, 2.5kg & 2.5kg &5.0Kg pails, and 50 gram sachets.

 

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Casco Phenol Resorcinol Formaldehyde (PRF) Adhesives Systems.

Casco Phenol Resorcinol Formaldehyde (PRF) Adhesives Systems. AdCo distribute the full range of Casco’s Phenol Resorcinol Formaldehyde (PRF) adhesives, which are predominately used for finger jointing, glulam, stressed structural beam construction and marine applications.

PRF’s are classed as thermosetting polymers and when cured will give very high weather, water and humidity resistance for interior or exterior uses.

These 2 part systems can be cold or hot pressed and also radio frequency cured. Casco’s PRF system are tested and approved to the majority of International Standards.

For further information please contact our Technical Department to discuss your particular requirements.

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Engineering Adhesives. Cyanoacrylates, Anaerabics & Threadlockers

Lockfast Engineering Adhesives

Lockfast

A full range of Engineering, Bonding and Support products. Please click here to view the range of products

Procure consists of a range of premier technology instant adhesives packaged in user friendley bottles in 3 standard sizes 20g 50g and 500g.

Product Code
Description
PC01 Difficult surface bonder / super fast
PC03 Low odour, low bloom, high viscosity
PC06 Preferred rubber bonder
PC08 Low odour, low bloom, low viscsosity
PC09 Gel: note only in 20g size
PC15 Medium high viscosity general bonder
PC16 Medium high viscosity plastic bonder
PC20 Low viscosity general bonder
PC22 Very high viscosity (slow curing )
PC24 Medium viscosity plastic bonder
PC50 Medium - High viscosity general bonder
PC60 Low odour, low bloom, medium visc
PC80 Black Rubber toughened
PC82 High temperature bonder (120?c)
PL750 Standard activator
PL 780 Plastic safe activator use on white upvc
PL 790 Fast activator
PC 95 Low - Medium general bonder

Thread locking
Screwlock, nutlock, studlock we have a complete range of threadlockers to suit every application.

Retaining range
Anaerobic retainers are covered by six grades of various strength & viscosities .

Gasketing range
High strength, flexible & general purpose anaerobic gasket makers are available .

Sealing range
A comprehensive range of Hydraulic & pipe sealants available.

Cyanoacrylates
Over 30 grades of high quality cyano available in this prestigious range available to cyanotec.

Activators, Primers & Cleaners
A full range of cyano & anaerobic activators supplemented by a cyano de-bonder, polyofin primer plus a safety cleaner/degreaser.

Uv range
From Glass bonding to medical device technology we have a complete range of UV adhesives.

Structural Adhesives
Epoxy & structural acrylics available.

The premier wood bonding system for the kitchen and bedroom fitter and many other uses. Mitre mate will bond most types of wood (except oily hard wood) in under 30 seconds removing the need for clamps or other holding devices. The bond is usually stronger than the wood so any type of joint can be bonded with confidence .

The product is packed as a kit adhesive and activator in the correct proportions for most applications .

The 3 step system
1 - Spray activator to one surface and allow to dry (10 secs).
2 - Apply enough adhesive to the other surface.
3 - Hold together for 30 seconds .

If you need more time to align the joint Mitre Mate adhesive can be used alone. This will allow more time to assemble the parts but it will still cure in under 5 minutes.

Mitre Mate kits are packaged in convenient point of sale display boxes and are supplied in 2 sizes:
Mitre Mate Classic: 50g adhesive & 200ml activator
Mitre Mate Max: 100g adhesive & 400ml activator

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