What Does RTV Stand For?
RTV stands for room temperature vulcanizing. RTV silicone begins to cure immediately upon being exposed to air, as opposed to the curing agents in water-based sealants (for example, latex). It...
Loctite - Adhesives, Hot Melts and Dispensing Equipment
Gluegun.com has entered into a partnership with Henkel-Loctite, the world’s number one adhesives producer, and now offers the full line of Henkel and Loctite products to our customers. This collaboration...
All About Adhesive Spots: Removable Glue Dots® to Permanent Glue Spots
Many industries now rely on hot melt glue, rather than on silicone-based adhesives for bonding needs. Glue Dots® have become a simple, versatile and cost-effective way to complete tasks such...
What Is Retaining Compound?
Retaining compounds are a type of adhesive first invented in the 1960s. They are used to fill the spacing between mechanical components, as well as installing the bearings inside houses,...
Low VOC Adhesives - High Performing and Eco-Friendly
Within the space of a few decades, adhesives have become a pervasive presence in our homes and the workplace. Construction and housing, furniture assembly and upholstery, crating and packaging, carpeting...
16 Gasket Application Mistakes to Avoid
Gaskets play a vital role in engine operations. They create a physical barrier between two parts. The gasket prevents things like dust and dirt, fluids, gases and electrostatic discharges from...
How to Choose an Anti Seize Compound
The industrial community has always been on the search for more effective solutions to the problems caused by metal-on-metal contact. Since this type of contact occurs through all stages of...
Glue Glossary: Common Adhesives Terms Defined
The adhesive industry has many technical terms that can be difficult to understand if you are new to the business. Words such as cyanoacrylate and acronyms like PUR can leave...
Static Mixer Nozzles: Advantages of Generic over Sulzer and Nordson
Static Mixer Nozzles: Generic vs Name Brand Need to evenly mix two-part adhesive materials, and you're thinking that hand mixing will be too time consuming and difficult? You've probably already...
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