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Choosing the correct automotive interior adhesive and associated process for your vehicle can mean faster production time, decreased waste and a greater ability to join diverse materials, including textiles, leather and plastics. Before selecting the right adhesive for the job, however, it’s essential to understand the different options available.



Did you know? Adhesives for vehicle interiors…

Decrease production time, while improving cost effectiveness

AQUENCE PL 5101 P 

  • One-component, waterborne laminating adhesive eliminates mixing time
  • Infinite pot life decreases waste
  • Used in interior lamination, edge wrapping, hand wrapping

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Reduce waste

TECHNOMELT AS 8383

  • Thinner bead/coat weight can be applied with an open time of up to 60 seconds – reducing application costs by ensuring a more efficient use of material
  • Used in headliner attachments, wiring, carpet and acoustic pads and foams

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Improve bonding of notoriously difficult substrates

TECHNOMELT XPO 1051

  • Polyolefin Reactive Hot Melt eliminates the need to pretreat low surface energy plastics before bonding
  • Applications include door panels, rear package trays, pillar trims, instrument panels, sun visors, seat trim and other upholstery elements

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Resources

The Role of Adhesives in Lightweighting Automotive Interiors

 

Downloads

Role of Adhesives in Producing World-Class Vehicle Interiors

Interior Hot Melt Selection Guide

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