New adhesives in Panacol’s product line include the Elecolit® 6603 – a thermosetting, one component epoxy resin adhesive with very good heat conducting properties and very high metal adhesion, which is specially formulated to meet the increasing demands for bonding and dissipating heat from power electronics.
Elecolit® 6603 is augmented with mineral-based fillers that ensure high electrical insulation. Comparable dielectric strength is usually only achieved by thermally conductive adhesive tapes. As an added benefit, the adhesive is resistant to constant heat stress up to 200°C.
The adhesive is slightly flexible and can also be used as a potting compound and features very good flow behaviour. It can be processed via screen printing, with a dispenser, spreading knife or a spatula. Variations of this adhesive are also available that offer greater rigidity and several selections of viscosity ranges. Depending on the individual application, adhesives with higher heat conductivity or higher dielectric strength are also available.
Panacol-Elosol GmbH, a member of the global Hönle Group, is an international supplier of adhesives with an extensive product range that includes UV curable, structural, and conductive adhesives. Panacol is also a reliable provider of UV processing systems, supported by Dr Hönle AG – a global technology leader and manufacturer of industrial UV curing devices and systems.
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