Panacol-USA exhibits at ATX Automation Technology Expo West, February 6-8, 2024

11 January 2024

Panacol-USA, a member of the global Hönle Group, will be exhibiting at ATX West 2024, booth #4552, in Anaheim, California, from February 6-8, 2024. Panacol-USA will be displaying the most recent LED adhesive curing systems manufactured by Dr. Hönle AG, Germany.

These systems include the Bluepoint LED ECO, which is a spot curing unit that can power up to four LED heads from a single controller.  Wide area curing can be accomplished using Hönle’s Spot 100 and 200 HP IC systems. Multiple heads can be banded together to form homogeneous curing areas of any size. For high-speed, in-line production, LED Powerline AC/IC 820 linear arrays are available with intensities greater than 16,000 mW/cm2.  Also available are UV/LED curing chambers and conveyors that are ideally suited for production, prototyping, and laboratory development projects.

As a member of the Hönle Group since 2001, Panacol-USA has long-served the America’s as a direct representative for Hönle UV and LED curing equipment. A large inventory of standard equipment and accessories is maintained at Panacol-USA’s facility in Connecticut. Technical assistance is provided by knowledgeable and experienced personnel who have helped numerous customers design and optimise complete UV bonding and coating processes. Panacol-USA maintains a rental pool of equipment to facilitate curing evaluations and adhesive trials at customer facilities.


View from the US: Looking behind and ahead

In addition to UV/LED equipment sales and support, Panacol-USA develops and manufactures high-tech UV/visible light curing adhesives. The light curable adhesives are part of a broader adhesive portfolio that includes UV epoxies, thermal curing epoxies, electrically and thermally conductive materials, and cyanoacrylates.  Products from Panacol-USA are used in a variety of applications and industries, including automotive, electronics, medical device, optics and glass assembly.

With a long-standing presence in the medical device market, Panacol-USA adhesives are used for bonding needles, syringes, housings, reservoirs, tube sets, catheters, anesthesia masks, wearable diagnostic devices, and endoscopes. UV/visible light curable adhesives from Panacol-USA are the perfect solution to bond challenging dissimilar substrates including Pebax, Nylon, PEEK, PE, stainless steel, and polypropylene.  When matched with Honle LED systems, Panacol adhesives create the optimal bonding process. Panacol-USA is the ideal one-stop solution for adhesives and UV curing equipment that provide reliability and efficiency for high volume production.

Image caption: Needle bonding with LEDs

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