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LORD Corporation Develops New Chemlok Adhesives

By: Kimberly Kaylor , 614-873-6706

(Cary, NC — 03/29/2012)

LORD Corporation - a global leader in developing rubber-to-substrate bonding adhesives for industrial and automotive markets - has announced the availability of two new adhesives specifically designed for the oil and gas industry.

Specially designed for bonding NBR (nitrile rubber) and HNBR (hydrogenated nitrile rubber), LORD Chemlok® adhesives are environmentally resistant and easy to apply. These two new adhesives, LORD Chemlok 6450 and 6451, are covercoat adhesives designed for use over Chemlok 207 primer. An additional advantage is that these new Chemloks use new chemistries that are not CSM based. With capabilities of bonding uncured rubber-to-metal substrates during the vulcanization of the elastomer, LORD Chemlok 6450 and 6451 bond a variety of NBR and HNBR compounds to multiple substrates including aluminum, brass and grit blasted or phosphatized steel when used in combination with Chemlok 207 primer.

According to Karen Sy-Laughner, Industrial Marketing Manager, Americas, at LORD Corporation, "We are excited to offer a family of Chemlok products specific for the NBR and HNBR markets to our customers. We saw the oil and gas industry evolving towards a new breed of nitrile rubbers designed to withstand harsher environments. As leaders in the rubber-to-substrate adhesive market, we wanted to be proactive in developing adhesives that can not only bond these new materials but also perform well in demanding environments."

LORD Chemlok 6450 and 6451 adhesives are specially designed to withstand higher operating temperatures. They resist a variety of fluids including oils and fuels, and aqueous environments, and provide excellent resistance to water, humidity, salt spray and high temperatures.
More information on LORD Chemlok adhesives can be found at http://www.lord.com. Additional information can be obtained by contacting LORD Corporation by e-mail at customer.support@lord.com or by phone at +1 877 ASK LORD (275 5673).


About LORD Corporation

Founded in 1924, LORD Corporation is a privately-held company that designs, manufactures and markets mechanical devices and electromechanical systems to control vibration, motion and noise; formulates, produces and sells general purpose and specialty adhesives, coatings and electronic materials; and develops products and systems utilizing magnetically responsive technologies. With headquarters in Cary, N.C., and sales in excess of $720MM, LORD has manufacturing in nine countries and offices in more than 15 major business centers. LORD Corporation employs more than 2,700 worldwide. Visit www.lord.com for more information.

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