Topic: Secure adhesion of structural adhesives. Primerless bonding of sandwich elements.
Structural Adhesive Bonding for Truck Refrigeration Trailers: secure adhesion for bonds with long-term stability
refrigeration trailers are composed of sandwich elements providing
excellent insulation. The entire refrigeration superstructure is
self-supporting and reinforcing profiles are glued to its corners and
Treatment of sandwich panels
Plasma treatment of sandwich panel surface
refrigeration trailer manufacturers have chosen Openair® plasma
pretreatment to ensure uniform bonding at a high level. When this
process is used, there is no need for toxic primers at all, and no
more investing in expensive equipment to recover solvent vapors.
Schmitz Cargobull AG
Extreme adhesion, the highest seal integrity, and the best possible environmental protection – all this was required to build a new bonding system. Today, over 15,000 Openair® plasma-treated refrigerated trucks roll off the line annually at Europe’s largest trailer manufacturer.
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