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Custom Solutions for the Dynamic Advancement of the Electric Vehicle Market

Epoxy Technology and Epoxies, Etc are working together to provide enhanced solutions to the Electric Vehicle Market.  Epoxy, urethane, silicone and UV materials have been used in some of the most demanding applications which include battery & component assembly, EV chargers, transformer potting along with a variety of others.

EPO-TEK® 353ND Family of Products for Fiber Optics

Epoxy Technology's optical line of adhesives are used for bonding and protective coatings in various fiber optic applications. Our epoxy adhesives are frequently used to bundle optical fibers and bond components in optoelectronic devices.

Custom Formulation Services 2018

Epoxy Technology provides custom formulating services to our customers.  Leveraging our over 50+ years of specialty adhesive formulating expertise for your unique application to ensure that we meet your specific formulation requirements.

EPO-TEK® 353ND Family of Products Selector Guide

Epoxy Technology presents a new comparative piece focused on the industry standard, EPO-TEK® 353ND, and it's related family of products used in semiconductor, hybrid, fiber optic and medical applications.  This is a visual and informative piece showing where each product falls based on a variety of physical properties.  

EPO-TEK® Adhesives for Concentrated Photo Voltaic (CPV)

Epoxy Technology offers a variety of specialty adhesives for your Concentrated Photo Voltaic (CPV) applications.

Cure Matters- Determining the Proper Cure Schedule

After selecting the appropriate adhesive, determining the proper cure schedule is a very important aspect to achieving optimal adhesive performance for your specific application. 

Also available in: German

EPO-TEK® Biocompatible Medical Device Grade Products

Epoxy Technology, Inc. showcases its comprehensive line of EPO-TEK® Biocompatible Medical Device Grade (MED) Products.  All EPO-TEK® MED products have undergone  specialized ISO 10933 testing from an independent outside testing laboratory. This new Medical Device Adhesives brochure provides detailed adhesive property information as well as product specific recommendations for many medical applications including: sensors, instruments, hearing aids, dental equipment, pacemakers, endoscopes and catheter products.

EPO-TEK® Epoxies for Haptic Applications

From front end assembly...to back end display manufacturing, Epoxy Technology provides specialized epoxy adhesives for touch applications including: touch, gesture & motion, multi-touch & haptic display markets.  These products are formulated for exceptional quality and reliability.

EPO-TEK® Adhesives Applications (PCB)

Epoxy Technology announces its latest offering for epoxy adhesive selection, our PCB Applications Guide. Applications include: IC Packaging, Ferrite Cores & Magnets, Flex PCB, Flip Chip, Glob Top, Glob Top Dam-N-Fill, LED, Photonic/Fiber Optic, Potting Compounds, SMD Non-Conductive, Surface Mount Adhesives/Solder Replacements and Thermal Interface Materials.  

EPO-TEK® Adhesives for Solar Applications

Epoxy Technology announces an expanded line of solar adhesive products for thin film panel assembly.

EPO-TEK® Epoxies for Solar Applications

Epoxy Technology products have been selected by top solar panel manufacturers due their well documented and extensive use in thermal management applications and proven reliable over many years of service.

EPO-TEK® Halogen Free Epoxies

Epoxy Technology offers New Halogen Free* Epoxy Adhesives.  These products conform to environmental regulations and provide corrosion or electromigration resistance for high reliability electronic applications.

EPO-TEK® Specialty Adhesives for Sensor Applications

0000Epoxy Technology Inc. has an extensive offering of specialty adhesives for Sensor Applications: from Electrically Conductive, to Thermally Conductive, to Optical Grade Adhesives, as well as UV Epoxy and UV Hybrid Adhesives. Our EPO-TEK® brand adhesivesare globally recognized for quality, performance and reliability.

EPO-TEK® Specialty UV Curing Adhesives

Epoxy Technology, Inc. offers a complete line of high performance Ultraviolet (UV) cure adhesives ranging in viscosity, flexibility, refractive index and light transmission.

EPO-TEK® Low Outgassing Adhesives

Epoxy Technology announces its newly updated Low Outgassing Adhesives brochure which includes several products that now meet the NASA ASTM E595, MIL-STD 883/5011 and Telcordia GR-1221 Standards. This brochure allows users to select the most appropriate EPO-TEK® material; meeting the most stringent requirements necessary in critical designs.

Epoxy Technology Announces EPO-TEK® EK1000 & EPO-TEK® EK2000

Epoxy Technology announces EPO-TEK® EK1000 & EPO-TEK® EK2000. These new silver filled adhesives exhibit exceptional thermal & electrical conductivity and are now available in either a single or two component format.

EPO-TEK® World Class LED Adhesives

Epoxy Technology showcases their extensive line of LED adhesives for both Low Power (LP) and High Power (HP) LED systems. These products include electrically conductive, thermally conductive and electrically & thermally conductive materials.

HI-REL Die Attach Adhesives

HI-REL Die Attach Adhesives Epoxy Technology reviews Hi-REL die attach adhesives, desirable properties, applications and adhesive selection including steps to be considered when choosing a Hi-REL adhesives, and a listing of products available with MSL1 test results.  

Highly Engineered & Enhanced Dispensing Products

Highly Engineered & Enhanced Dispensing Products Utilizing a significantly improved engineering manufacturing process method, Epoxy Technology offers adhesives with Enhanced Dispensed Properties (designated/listed as “-D”). These materials increase the reliability of high volume dispense applications by minimizing the potential for skips or misses in the dispense process, while allowing for smaller and more accurate dot sizes.

Epoxy Adhesive Test Measurement Guide

Epoxy Technology offers our newest educational tool designed to assist adhesive users in gaining a more thorough understanding of adhesive properties and testing. The information contained within this guide is useful and invaluable for choosing the best adhesive in your specific application.

How to Interpret a Datasheet

How to Interpret a Datasheet When selecting an EPO-TEK® product for any application, the datasheet provides excellent information, and is a useful first reference guide. It is therefore important that the datasheet be correctly interpreted in order to achieve the expected properties and to avoid problems with any given product.

Next Generation Hybrid Chemistry Adhesives for Optoelectronics

Next Generation Hybrid Adhesives Epoxy Technology, Inc. presents our new Epoxy/UV Hybrid Adhesives for Optoelectronics based on the "Industry Standard" EPO-TEK® 353ND.  This piece highlights three new hybrid products that allow initial UV tacking, followed by a thermal cure for overall process improvement, ease of handling and higher thru-put.  

How to Work Properly with Epoxies- Step by Step Instructions

How To Work Properly With Epoxies - Step by Step Sheet Epoxy Technology announces its new instructional sheet on how to work properly with epoxies from initial receipt of the material, appropriate storage & handling, surface preparation, mixing, applying as well as choosing the most applicable cure profile.

Also available in: German French

EPO-TEK® Selector Guide

Epoxy Technology’s newest version of our Product Selector Guide. This piece supplies detailed product information on our full range of electrically & thermally conductive, thermally conductive/electrically insulating, optical/fiber optic, UV curing and UV hybrid epoxy adhesives. The guide allows users to easily select the optimal adhesive for their specific application; based on the best combination of physical, electrical and mechanical characteristics.

Hybrid Chemistry Adhesives For Optoelectronics

Hybrid Chemistry Adhesives For Optoelectronics UV Hybrid Adhesive Performancefrom EPO-TEK®“Fiber-Optic Industry Standard”EPO-TEK® 353ND... ...Now Available with Enhanced Levels of Performance

Pre-Mixed Frozen Syringe Packaging

Syringe Packaging Epoxy Technology announces our worldwide syringe packaging capabilities with certified laboratories in North America, Europe and Asia.  All locations utilize our specialized packaging equipment. With extensive experience in epoxy formulation and handling, we are able to best package EPO-TEK® materials for optimal p

Also available in: German French

Optimizing Thermal Management… with EPO-TEK® Thermally Conductive Adhesives

Thermal Management Brochure Epoxy Technology presents a comprehensive overview of thermal conductivity & management using EPO-TEK® products.  It highlights our most advanced products:  EPO-TEK®  EK1000, EK1000-1 & EK2000. These cutting-edge, silver-filled adhesives exhibit exceptional thermal/electrical conductivity and provide superior performance in high reliability applications. 

Selected Application- Biocompatibility Testing of Adhesives

Biocompatibility Testing of Adhesives Biocompatibility testing of adhesives is used to determine how compatible a material is within a biological environment. It is also used to predict any potentially harmful effects on the human body. The testing for this falls either under ISO 10993 or USP Class VI.

Selected Application- Down-Hole Applications

Epoxy Technology presents various high temperature epoxies suited for down-hole applications that include die attach, heat sinking, capacitor attach, potting, fiber optics & sensors. 

Selected Application- Fiber to Ferrule Bonding

0-3175Epoxy Technology offers several optical adhesives for fiber to ferrule bonding.  These products range from high to low viscosity and are grouped by the following cure types: room temperature, thermal and UV.  

Selected Application- Hard Disk Drive Assembly

Hard Disk Drive Application Guide Epoxy Technology specializes in a large selection of epoxies (including low halogen materials) used in many coating, sealing and bonding applications required in hard disk drives.  

Selected Application- Glob Top

Glob Top Application Guide Epoxy Technology offers a wide selection of optical, thermal and UV epoxies needed for glob top applications.  These materials are grouped by the two main types of glob tops: single material hemispherical and two material dam-and-fill.

Selected Application- Jewelry and Watches US

Jewelry and Watches Epoxy Technology offers adhesives for jewelry and watch applications.  The high-performing mechanical and physical strength properties of epoxies make them the ideal choice.

Selected Application- Cryogenic Temperature and Epoxies

Cryogenic Temperatures and Epoxies Epoxy Technology provides optical, thermally conductive and electrically conductive adhesives for a variety of cryogenic applications.  This piece discusses what happens to epoxies at these temperatures and which EPO-TEK® products are best suited for this environment.

Selected Application- Ultrasonic Applications

Ultrasonic Application Guide Epoxy Technology provides optical, thermally conductive and electrically conductive adhesives for ultrasound technology in the medical/heathcare, electronics, oil & gas and non-destructive testing fields. 

Selected Application- Ribbon Stringing with Epoxies

Solar Ribbon Stringing with Epoxies Solar ribbons can be attached with Silver-filled epoxy, often referred to as Electrically Conductive Adhesives (ECAs), as well asother conductive joining materials including, solder and Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSA) tapes. Solder joining ribbons to TCO/PV layers is the mainstream process used with crystalline Si wafer cells.

Selected Application- Underfills

Underfill Guide Epoxy Technology manufactures a variety of underfills for several applications, with a key distinction being cure temperature.

Tech Tip 1 Proper Mixing & Handling of Epoxies

Tech Tip 1 - Proper Mixing and Handling of Epoxies What: Proper Mixing Why: Mixing and handling epoxies properly eases the application process and increases the chances of achieving a good bond.

Also available in: German French

Selected Application- Preservation and Restoration

Epoxies in Preservation and Restoration Epoxy Technology offers specialty adhesive epoxies well suited for use in Preservation and Restoration Projects.

Tech Tip 2 Handling Procedures for Premixed & Frozen Materials

Handling Premixed and Frozen Materials What: Handling Premixed & Frozen Materials Why: Touching the barrel of a frozen syringe without gloves will result in the product pulling away from the barrel and cause freeze thaw voids.

Also available in: German French

Tech Tip 3 Viscosity and Thixotropic Index

Viscosity and TI What: Viscosity and Thixotropic Index Why: Viscosity and TI are important parameters to consider when choosing an epoxy.

Also available in: German French

Tech Tip 4 Removing Bubbles from Epoxy

Removing Bubbles What: Removing Bubbles from Epoxy Why: Removing bubbles ensures optimal adhesive performance by providing a good continuous bond.

Also available in: German French

Tech Tip 5 Using an EPO-TEK® Product After the Shelf Life has Expired

Tech Tip 5 - Using Expired Product What: Shelf Life Why: A product can be used for certain applications after the date of expiration has passed.

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 6 Minimum Bond Line (Cure and Thickness)

Tech Tip 6 - Minimum Bond Line What: Minimum Bond Line Why: Minimum bond line cure and thickness play an important role in adhesive properties and performance.

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 7 Epoxy Crystallization

Tech Tip 7 - Epoxy Crystallization What: Epoxy Crystallization Why: Crystallization of epoxy resins is completely reversible, like freeze/thaw cycles of ice and water.

Also available in: German French

Tech Tip 8 Reworking, Removing, and “Decapsulating” Cured Epoxies

Reworking Cured Epoxy What: Removing Cured Epoxy Why: There are several techniques which have shown to be effective tools in removing cured epoxy from substrates.

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 9 UV Cure Adhesives-Tips, Tricks & Troubleshooting

Tech Tip 9 - UV Cure Adhesives What: UV Curing Tips Why: UV curing adhesives offer a convenient way to quickly cure a product in specific applications.

Also available in: German French

Tech Tip 10 Component Selections for Optimal Dispensing of Epoxies

Component Selections for Optimal Dispensing of Epoxies What: Proper Dispensing Tips Why: Selecting the correct syringe (barrel), tip, piston & adapter is crucial for optimal dispensing.

Also available in: German French

Tech Tip 11 Converting Mix Ratios

Converting Mix Ratios What: Mix ratio by weight to mix ratio by volume Why: Large errors can occur when mix ratios are not calculated properly

Also available in: German French

Tech Tip 12 Compatible Metallization with Electrically Conductive Silver Epoxies

Tech Tip 12 - Compatible Metallization What: Compatible Metallization for Silver Epoxies Why: Considerations for PCB & circuit assembly when choosing ECAs ahead of solder joining

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 13 Surface Preparation

Tech Tip 13 - Surface Preparation What: Surface Preparation Why: Properly preparing a surface for bonding can increase reliability by optimizing a substrates’ ability to accept the adhesive.

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Tech Tip 15 The Effect of Relative Humidity and Temperature on VR for Room Temperature Curing ECAs

Room Temp Curing ECAs What: The Effect of Relative Humidity and Temperature on Volume Resistivity for Room Temperature Curing ECAs Why: It could be your environment.

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 14 Understanding Acceptable Epoxy Color Variations

Tech Tip 14 - Color Variations What: How color can vary in epoxy adhesive components. Why: Uncured epoxy color differences do not translate into a change in performance.

Also available in: German French

Tech Tip 16 Understanding and Preventing Epoxy Resin Bleed

Tech Tip 16 - Understanding & Preventing Epoxy Resin Bleed What: Understanding and Preventing Epoxy Resin Bleed Why: Epoxy bleed-out is a random occurrence not related to epoxies.

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Tech Tip 18 Understanding Optical Properties of Epoxy Applications

Tech Tip 18 - Understanding Optical Properties for Epoxy Applications What: Optical Properties of Epoxy Adhesives Why: Index of Refraction & Spectral Transmission play a critical role in optoelectronic applications involving epoxies

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 20 B-stage Epoxy

B-stage Epoxy What: Understanding B-stage Epoxy Adhesives Why: B-staged epoxy provides many processing advantages in mass production

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Tech Tip 17 Identifying Particles in an Epoxy Adhesive Using Hegman Gauge (Grind Gauge) Analysis

Identifying Particles in an Epoxy Adhesive Using Hegman Gauge Analysis What: Hegman gauge helps to identify different potential types of particles within an epoxy Why: To identify particle characteristics when subjected to Hegman Gauge analysis

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Tech Tip 19 Understanding Mechanical Properties of Epoxies For Modeling, Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

Tech Tip 19 - Understanding Mechanical Properties of Epoxies for FEA What: Mechanical Properties of Epoxies for FEA Why: Understanding the properties of epoxies will help in product selection when using FEA

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Tech Tip 21 Epoxy & Silicone Interactions

Tech Tip 21 - Epoxy & Silicone Interactions What: Epoxy and Silicone Interactions Why: Epoxies and Silicones can co-exist favorably within the same application when applied properly.

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 22 Using Mold Release Agents with Epoxy Adhesives

Tech Tip 22 - Using Mold Release Agents with Epoxy Adhesives What: Mold Release Agents Why: Mold release agents work well when used properly with epoxy adhesives.  

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 23 Tg – Glass Transition Temperature for Epoxies

Glass Transition Temperature for Epoxies What: Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) Why: Tg is an important property of an epoxy, especially critical in product design.

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Tech Tip 24 Bonding to Aluminum

Tech Tip 24 - Bonding to Aluminum What: Bonding to Aluminum Using Epoxy Why: Aluminum, a popular metal has unique physical properties that need to be taken into consideration for proper bonding with epoxy adhesives.

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 25 Dielectric Properties of Epoxies

Tech Tip 25 - Dielectric Properties of Epoxies What: Dielectric Properties of Epoxies Why: Dielectric materials provide an insulating barrier between two electrical conductors.

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 26 Pot Life, Working Life and Gel Time of Epoxies

Tech Tip 26 - Pot Life, Working Life and Gel Time of Epoxies What: Understanding the terms pot life, working life and gel time with regards to EPO-TEK® adhesives. Why: Knowing the difference will help with material selection for a specific application.

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 27 Polyimides

Tech Tip 27 - Polyimides What: Understanding Polyimides Why: Polyimides are high temperature materials with excellent chemical and solvent resistance

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 28 Amine Blush

Tech Tip 28 - Amine Blush What: Amine Blush with Epoxies Why: Amine blush canbe avoided with appropriateprecautions.

Also available in: German

Tech Tip 29 Gamma Sterilization for Medical Devices and its Effect on Epoxies

Tech Tip 29 - Gamma Sterilization for Medical Devices and its Effect on Epoxies What: Gamma Sterilization for Medical Devices and its Effect on Epoxies Why: Irradiation can cause some changes to epoxies.

Also available in: German

Technical Abstract #42- Advanced Boron Nitride Epoxy Formulations Excel in Thermal Management Applications

Summary: This paper analyzes the performance of four boron nitride (BN) filled epoxy adhesives, in terms of reliability for a heat sink attachment to a PCB. Each product was tested for its initial shear strength, as well as post environmental aging studies, including 1000 thermal cycles (-55°C to 125°C), and damp heat testing (85°C/85%RH) for 500 hours. The paper discusses formulation variations and their effects on adhesive performance.

Tech Tip 30 Understanding How to Choose an Appropriate Thermally Conductive Epoxy

Understanding How to Choose an Appropriate Thermally Conductive Epoxy What: Understanding how to choose a thermally conductive epoxy Why: Knowing how to choose an appropriate thermally conductive epoxy will lead to the best thermal performance in a final device.

Also available in: German

Technical Abstract #55- P-45 Assembly of an XGA 0.9” LCoS Display Using Inorganic Alignment Layers for VAN LC

Summary: This paper shows the ability of EPO-TEK® OG116-31 to be used for LCoS (liquid crystal on silicon) micro display sealing in both the main and end seal of an LC display focusing on LC alignment and panel assembly including UV adhesives selection. The assembly process’s primary difficulty was a reliable main seal that lasts with time and does not degrade the LC alignment. EPOTEK® OG116-31 was chosen as the best performing for both the main seal and end seal cap as it offers both compatibility with all display components including the chosen Merck MLC-6610. Additionally, it allows for an optional thermal post cure to ensure thorough crosslinking.

What’s New from EPO-TEK® R&D- Fast Curing Electrically Conductive Adhesives (ECAs)

Fast Curing Electrically Conductive Adhesives (ECAs) Epoxy Technology, Inc. (EPO-TEK®) offers an expanded line of Fast Curing Electrically Conductive Adhesives (ECAs).  These ECAs are ideal for low temperature cure capability allowing use with temperature sensitive substrates such as copper and plastics. Fast Curing ECAs are an optimal choice for manufacturing processes with high volume/high throughput.

What’s New from EPO-TEK® R&D- Electrically Conductive Adhesives with Enhanced Dispense Properties

Electrically Conductive Adhesives with Enhanced Dispense Properties Epoxy Technology offers Electrically Conductive Adhesives with Enhanced Dispensed Properties.  These materials increase the reliability of high volume dispense applications by minimizing the potential for skips or misses in the dispense process, while allowing for smaller and more accurate dot sizes.

What's New R&D - Room Temperature Curing Optical Adhesives

Room Temperature Curing Optical Adhesives 0-3175 Epoxy Technology presents Room Temperature Curing Electrically Conductive Optical Adhesives.  These materials are ideal for temperature sensitive substrates, no need for an oven to accommodate large parts, and the lowest stress cure for large parts or high stress temperature cycling.

What’s New from EPO-TEK® R&D- Flexible Electrically Conductive Adhesives

Flexible Electrically Conductive Adhesives Epoxy Technology presents New Flexible Electrically Conductive Adhesives.  These materials are ideal for stress relief for large components or CTE mismatch parts.  They also can enhance mechanical performance in thermal cycling.

What’s New from EPO-TEK® R&D- Room Temperature Curing Electrically Conductive Adhesives

Room Temperature Curing ECAs 00 Epoxy Technology, Inc. (EPO-TEK®) offers an expanded line of Room Temperature Curing Electrically Conductive Adhesives (ECAs).  These ECAs are ideal for temperature sensitive substrates, allowing for a lower stress cure, best for large parts as well as high stress, temperature cycled parts. These epoxies require no oven curing; reducing capital costs and giving greater flexibility for bonding various part sizes. EPO-TEK® EJ2189, EJ2189-LV, EJ2108, and EJ2312 are excellent options for applications that require a Room Temperature ECA.

What’s New from EPO-TEK® R&D- Halogen Free Epoxy Adhesives

Halogen Free* Epoxy Adhesives Epoxy Technology offers New Halogen Free* Epoxy Adhesives.  These products conform to environmental regulations and provide corrosion or electromigration resistance for high reliability electronic applications.

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