Lord process opens new areas for LSR, thermoplastics

Cary, North Carolina – Lord Corp. has been bonding rubber to metal and other substrates for more than six decades.

But bonding liquid silicone rubber and thermoplastics to other substrates wasn’t quite so simple. To mate thermoplastics to other substrates, traditionally it had to be accomplished using a fastener or structural adhesive. Or you put a hole through the material and overmolded it.

These systems come with inherent shortcomings, according to Ross Zambanini, Lord’s senior strategy and business development manager. There either isn’t a robust covalent bond,…

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