A brochure on the FILTER LOK(TM) series of adhesives for filter manufacturing from National Adhesives contains information on hot-melt, urethane, epoxy, and waterborne adhesives used in pleating, face welding, laminating, potting, and end cap applications. According to the literature, the non-abrasive formulations of the adhesives reduce wear on applications equipment, including extrusion heads and pumps, thus lowering maintenance and replacement parts costs. The adhesives are said to provide durable bonds to a variety of substrates, including synthetic media, metals, plastics, and cardboard. The adhesives are also said to exhibit a clean, smooth appearance to produce a more attractive filter.
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