– New epoxy sticks include ‘Plastic Bond’, ‘Water Bond’ and ‘Steel Weld’ –
Hartford, CT… Permatex, a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has introduced three new epoxy sticks as a part of their full line of stick epoxies. The new epoxy sticks include Permatex Plastic Bond, Permatex Water Bond, and Permatex Steel Weld. These two-part, hand kneaded, putty-type industrial strength epoxies come in a convenient stick form that makes it very easy to measure and mix the correct amount and apply to the damaged area.
Permatex Steel Weld™ is a steel-reinforced, industrial strength epoxy adhesive that is NSF certified as safe to use with repair areas that come in contact with drinking water. It bonds most metals to steel, stainless steel, aluminum, iron, copper, bronze, and brass. Permatex Steel Weld sets in just five minutes and cures in one hour. The formula is temperature resistant to 300 ˚F and provides excellent moisture resistance.
Permatex Plastic Bond is specially formulated to bond with most plastics including PVC, ABS, CPVC, fiberglass, and vinyl, as well as many other hard and semi-flexible plastics. It is NSF certified for repairs that come in contact with drinking water. Permatex Plastic Bond cures in just three hours. It is heat-resistant, non-flammable, and contains no VOCs.
Permatex Water Bond™ delivers an industrial strength epoxy that can be applied to wet areas and cures underwater. It is designed to bond to most materials including fiberglass, PVC and most plastics, aluminum, steel, iron, copper, concrete, ceramics, and wood. Permatex Water Bond’s formula is NSF certified for use with repairs that come in contact with drinking water. The formula sets in five minutes and cures in just one hour.
Permatex is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of premium chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair markets. Since 1909, Permatex has been an acknowledged leader in the development of innovative new products and services for the automotive aftermarket. Permatex markets a wide range of products under well-known ITW brand names such as Permatex®, Fast Orange®, Spray Nine®, the Right Stuff®, Gel Twist®, Ultra Bond® and Dr Bond®, Ultra Cherry®, and Grez-Off®.
Permatex currently operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. and exports products to more than 85 countries around the world. North American operations include Permatex’s headquarters in Hartford, CT, a state-of-the-art manufacturing, distribution, and technical center located in Solon, OH.
Permatex is a division of ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.), a US based, NYSE listed corporation, founded in 1912. ITW is a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company.