Materials

Understanding Low Outgassing

June 19, 2013

Applications that need to meet stringent outgassing requirements now have more adhesive options than ever.

Figure 1-Low Outgassing Pyramid

Master Bond Low Outgassing, UV Curable Adhesives

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Engineers often want to know whether an adhesive is low outgassing or generic. And while there are cases when nothing but a low outgassing product will do, the truth is that many so-called generic adhesives inherently have low outgassing levels. What’s more, most bonding, potting, encapsulation and sealing applications don’t need to meet a defined outgassing specification. Here’s a guide to understanding when low outgassing adhesives are the right choice.