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Film Adhesives

Metal and composite bonding adhesives, surfacing and lightning strike films, and other bonding solutions.

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Axiom Materials provides superior film adhesive solutions that deliver consistency every time, along with an endless array of customization options. Whether your project requires a simple epoxy film adhesive or a complex, customized, high-temperature material, Axiom is your trusted partner. You can choose from Axiom’s standard product offerings or customize a highly specific product to meet your project needs. Axiom provides end-to-end client support and we pride ourselves on the opportunity to serve our clients. Our Team is passionate about the industry and committed to providing best-in-class-support that begins with our initial consultation.

Adhesives for High Temperatures and Harsh Environments

Axiom’s permanent structural bonds can withstand temperatures from -67°F to 700°F. Our materials are designed to stand up to high temperatures and harsh chemical environments. Even our low-temperature materials hold up against some of the roughest wear and tear. Our higher-temperature materials are ready to withstand combustion engines, high speeds, hot-burning fuels, and more. Furthermore, our adhesives can withstand these elements even when they are maximized by hot, humid, and otherwise harsh weather conditions.

Variety of Adhesive Choices and Customization Options

Film adhesives are far from one-size-fits-all. You need precision materials, and Axiom can provide that precision with our wide variety of choices. From low temperatures to high temperatures, industrial to aerospace grades, these choices are here to fit every need. Of course, even with plenty of choices available, you may still need something more specific. That is why we offer customization options for highly specialized projects.

Epoxy Film Adhesives

Axiom’s epoxy film adhesives are some of our most widely used products. These high-performance adhesive solutions are designed for applications that require a lot of toughness. They come in a range of choices and product applications, so you can choose the level of toughness, heat resistance, and durability that you need. Epoxy film adhesives are generally supported, but most also come in unsupported variations for those who need them. These adhesives have excellent shear and superior peel properties. They can stand up to the harshest elements, and they are used in several types of bonding.

Film Adhesives Features

In addition to the features listed above, the following are a few things that our clients can expect from our materials:

– Multiple types of bonding: We briefly mentioned a few of your bonding choices above, but our bonding type options include metal to metal, composite to metal, wood to composite, honeycomb sandwich bonding, polymer foam panel core bonding, ceramic bonding, and tile bonding.
– Processing: Axiom provides variable temperature cure products from 160°F to 350°F.  Our adhesives can be used in press applications, autoclave processing, VBO OOA applications, and trapped molding applications.
– Cured bond lines: Our cured bond lines exhibit a combination of high strength and resistance to industrial fluids.

At Axiom Materials, we are committed to building adhesive solutions that are tough enough to stand up to harsh elements and high temperatures. Adhesive solutions are flexible enough to provide you with the exact option that you need. If you have any questions about our Film Adhesives product line – please let us know thru the contact form above. We are readily available to discuss your application, learn more about your needs, and address any questions.

Product Description Applications Form Matrix color Nominal cure temp,℉ (℃) Max. Dry Operating Temp, ℉ (℃) Comments
AX-2114 High Performance Toughened Epoxy Film Adhesive High performance / high peel bonding applications for metallic and composite substrates Adhesive film, supported Off-white 250°F (121°C) 200°F (93°C) Also available unsupported. Color variations available.
AX-2115 Enhanced Peel, High Performance Toughened Epoxy Film Adhesive High performance / high peel bonding applications for metallic, composite, and thermoplastic substrates Adhesive film, supported Red 250°F (121°C) 200°F (93°C) Also available unsupported. Color variations available.
AX-2116 Highest Performance Toughened Epoxy Film Adhesive Aerospace grade bonding applications for metallic and composite substrates Adhesive film, supported Blue 250°F (121°C) 250°F (121°C) Also available unsupported.
AX-2121 Variable Temp. Cure Epoxy
Film Adhesive
Low temperature curing / prototype development / snap curing Adhesive film, supported Cream 160°F (71°C) 250°F (121°C) Various colors available. Also available unsupported.
AX-2130 High Temperature, Toughened Epoxy Film Adhesive High temperature metal / metal or composite bonding, honeycomb bonding Adhesive film, supported Blue 325°F (163°C) 350°F (177°C) Also available unsupported. Color variations available.
AX-2140 Epoxy Surfacing & Finishing Film Adhesive Surface finishing of composite parts. Co-cure with prepreg to reduce pitting and smooth part surfaces. Eliminates fill, fair, and repair Adhesive film, supported Grey 250°F (121°C) or 350°F (177°C) 250°F (121°C) Color variations available. May be consolidated with lightning strike materials. Low temperature cure available.
AX-2150 Modified Thermosetting Film Adhesive Low weight / medium load bonding applications. Honeycomb peel strength improvement Lightweight adhesive film, unsupported Light Blue 250°F (121°C) or 350°F (177°C) 250°F (121°C) Heavier weights and supported versions available.
AX-2151 PVB Phenolic Ballistic Film Adhesive Bonding promotion and high energy load transfer between fabrics for ballistic applications Adhesive film, unsupported Green 250°F (121°C) 200°F (93°C) Typically used in aramid ballistic laminates.
AX-2190 Foaming Epoxy Core Splice Adhesive Core splicing and edge-bonding of honeycomb cores and paneling Medium weight adhesive film, small sheets Light Orange 250°F (121°C) or 350°F (177°C) 300°F (149°C) Available in a variety of forms. Flame retardant versions are available.
AX-2700 Foaming Epoxy Core Sheet Low density foaming core material for composite components Low density sheets Blue 250°F (121°C) or 350°F (177°C) 300°F (149°C) Used widely in auto racing & sporting goods applications
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Ceramic Matrix Composites

CMC prepregs are used for parts requiring thermal performance up to 2200°F

Prepreg Materials

Specially formulated resin systems include epoxy, phenolic, polyester, cyanate ester, vinyl ester and polyimide.

Film Adhesives

Metal and composite bonding adhesives, surfacing and lightning strike films, and other bonding solutions.

Ancillary Products

A variety of primers, adhesives, panel fillers and sealing resins are available.

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We specialize in custom solutions for our customers; working closely with you to develop the correct solutions for each project’s needs and specifications.

In addition to conventional resin systems, we provide cutting-edge custom resin formulations to meet your specific performance requirements.

For further information and to request a Product Technical Data Sheet (TDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS), contact info@axiommaterials.com

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