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For more than 50 years, Ashland’s Pliogrip™ adhesives have been specified for use in transportation, aerospace applications around the world. With unmatched performance, Pliogrip™ structural adhesives have been the technology of choice for the world’s leading OEMs and tier suppliers. The Pliogrip™ family of structural adhesives include urethane, epoxy and acrylic chemistries, are used to bond a variety of materials including FRP, CFRP, TPO, steel, aluminum and many others.
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Auto and Truck
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When you think of transportation assembly needs, think Ashland Adhesives. Our products can be found in a wide variety of automotive and heavy truck applications, including hoods, doors and other closures, truck beds, brake and transmission bonding, instrument panel displays, exterior graphics, body panel repair and many more. Ashland Adhesives provide industry leading performance combined with ease of use and application. Our custom-tailored products will help you to achieve maximum productivity while reducing waste and rework. Ashland also offers a wide variety of analytical and technical services to help determine the solution that will best fit your needs.
body and closure panels
Exterior body parts such as hoods, roofs, spoilers, fenders and more will maintain their structure and aesthetics for the life of the vehicle when you use Pliogrip™ structural adhesives. Pliogrip™ adhesives have been used for composite bonding in automotive and heavy truck applications for more than 50 years. Formulated to bond composites, plastics, metals and glass, and available in two-part polyurethane, epoxy and methacrylate technologies, Pliogrip™ structural adhesives can be an effective solution in a wide variety of applications. Consider Pliogrip™ adhesives for bonding and assembly of automotive composites and lightweight vehicles.
transmission and brake bonding
Arofene™ phenolic resins are used as media saturants providing heat, chemical and water resistance as well as other specialized properties such as a frictional coefficient. Arofene™ phenolic adhesives may be spray, roller or wide-web coated and are used to bond non-metallic materials, such as transmission friction media, brake pads and metal plates.
truck beds and stowage
Tough enough to meet the most stringent OEM requirements, Pliogrip™ adhesives are the OEM choice when it comes to the bonding of composite truck beds. With their long-term durability in addition to their fast cure capabilities to meet high volume production, choose the Pliogrip™ brand.
From top to bottom and inside to out, Ashland works to find science-based answers and solutions to automotive industry questions and that includes finding adhesives to assist with sound dampening, mechanical fastener replacements and many other applications. Aroset™ pressure sensitive adhesive product line will meet these needs.
We work best underwater
Ashland’s Pliogrip™ structural adhesives for marine applications include acrylic and urethane chemistries. Whether your bonding large vessel stringers, bulkheads and deck-to-hull, or personal watercraft and engine covers, rely on the Pliogrip™ brand. Featuring long bondable open times and fast room temperature cure, these products are backed by the leader in structural adhesives for composite bonding.