Imagine: Slimmer smart devices
manufactured more simply.
For years, smart devices have continued to trend toward slimmer, sleeker
exteriors, which still incorporate numerous, complex parts and assemble
together quickly and durably during manufacture. To cope with these often
conflicting trends, the industry needs high-performance adhesives that can
quickly form strong bonds to support innovative new designs and to accelerate
Dow Corning offers advanced silicone Hot Melt Adhesives for
next-generation smart devices. These reactive, moisture-cure adhesives are
applied as a hot liquid melt that cools at room temperature to quickly form
strong but flexible viscoelastic bonds to plastic and metal substrates that are
commonly used in smart devices.
This silicone hot melt adhesive offers lower total cost of ownership
compared to double-sided tape and conventional thermal cure adhesives. Select
Hot Melt Adhesive products
actually enable a 5x improvement in the total cost of ownership vs.
double-sided tape, based on 100 million smart phone window bonding operations
that incorporate 0.8 mm bezels.
Key features and benefits of our
Hot Melt Adhesives portfolio include:
Improved dispensability: Good
dispensability using standard hot melt dispensers, including jet dispensing
Uniquely formulated to allow precision microbeading (≤0.5-mm bead width) and
achieve instant green strength when dispensed, our high-performance Hot Melt
Adhesives allow handling and assembly operations to proceed before full
Easy reworkability: When
exposed to high temperatures these advanced materials soften to allow easy
reworkability, but regain their typical properties after cooling.
Improved reliability: After
cure, the proven chemistry of our innovative silicone adhesives offers
reliable, long-lasting protection against chemical, moisture, dust and other
environmental contaminants to help extend the life and performance of your
smart device design. Additionally, due to silicone’s natural flexibility, these
adhesives can absorb impact energy to enhance shock and impact resistance.
Contact us today to learn how
we can help you pioneer advanced new solutions for Communication and Consumer
Product Data Sheet and Product Information
Dow Corning® EA-4600 LV Hot Melt Adhesive Data
Dow Corning® EA-4600 LV Hot Melt Adhesive Application
Guide (1.53 MB PDF)
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