Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


Peelable hot melt adhesive

1 January 2019 Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Henkel’s Technomelt AS 8998 is a hot melt material that is used to mask keep-out zones prior to conformal and chemical vapour coating processes. A fast, highly precise, automated alternative to manual taping techniques, it facilitates a streamlined dispensing solution that dramatically reduces application time.

The material peels off cleanly, leaving no residue, and can be precisely applied to keep-out areas via automated dispensing systems, reducing process time and labour costs. According to Henkel, manufacturers incorporating the product in their operations have reported as much as a 40% cost reduction as compared to conventional approaches.

RoHS-compliant and halogen-free, Technomelt AS 8998 is slump-resistant for improved dispense control, exhibits no outgassing during the coating process, and is compatible with commonly used conformal coatings.



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