Krayden Awarded Dow 2018 Gold Level Distributor

Denver – April  2019 – Krayden, a leading global distributor of engineered materials, is happy to announce that Dow has chosen Krayden as the recipient of the 2018 Gold Level Distributor. This notable honor exhibits Krayden’s ability to diligently achieve quality distribution over the course of the year. The Dow Gold Level Applied Technologies Distributor…

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Football Helmet Assembly

The story: Krayden partnered with a manufacturer having difficulties with bonding inner padding to the interior of football helmets. The Issue was the surface was hard to bond and needed a high shear strength. Huntsman Araldite 8680/8685 was used to solve the issue because it provided the best adhesion to their substrates, and it was…

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Sealing of Honeycomb Panels

The story: Krayden partnered with a manufacturer having difficulties with sealing honeycomb panels. The issue was excessive waste due to material running (sagging) out of panel gap and excessive re-application and machining due to voids in cured material. Axson 230/234 (Now Sika Advanced Resins) was used because it was lightweight, has a low density, and…

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Potting Transformers

The story: A contract manufacturer making Transformers for HVAC had issues related to too rigid of an epoxy system, so as parts heated up, components would pop off and the PBA would crack. Krayden partnered with ITW to delivered the Insulgel 70 cc FRNS, because it has a high CTE so it can expand as…

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Trolling Motor Manufacturer

The story: Krayden partnered with a National producer of fishing boat supplies and ITW to deliver an epoxy solution via Insulcast 333 with Insulcure 9. The existing epoxy solution on the trolling motor was cracking during processing, which were driving high failure rates, so Insulcast’s low moisture vapor transition rate (LMVT) was less rigid, improving…

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Refrigerator Temperature Control and Display

The story: Krayden partnered with a global appliance manufacturer and leveraged the newly developed Humiseal UV13W to solve their humidity, vibration and run rate issues. The material delivered the right cure system, dielectric properties, had good adhesion and the needed run rate performance. The solution delivered both a UV cure AND a conformal coating. Since…

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Circuit Board Assembly

The story: Working closely with Humiseal and a leader in circuit board assembly, we used the Humiseal 1A33 gel to build a dam around the connectors to ensure the material remains where it is dispensed, avoiding the dreaded “wicking.” Although the conformal coating was more expensive, this new process eliminated the previous time consuming rework,…

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Repacking Pails into Semco Cartridges

The story: Krayden partnered with a Contract Manufacturer to the Military and saved the customer about 25% (cost of material and time to repack themselves). As an authorized Distributor of Dow (the integrated supplier was not), we applied Dow 3145 and leveraged our repackaging expertise (changed the size of the cartridges) to eliminate air in…

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Fluxing of Solar Panel Interconnects

The story: Krayden partnered with a leading, Tier 1 manufacturer of high-efficiency, photovoltaic modules and used Alpha PV38i Solar Flux to reduce machine maintenance and post operation cleaning. Why? This Flux has low activity and solids, which saved significant time (and money) on production.   What is the application? Fluxing of solar panel interconnects What…

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Bonding Aluminum on Enclosed Cargo Trailer

The story: Krayden partnered with a large Southeastern Trailer Manufacturer by using the Bostik 70-07 material to improve application speed, decrease clean up time and most importantly improved bonding strength between the aluminum side wall sheets and steel studs. The customer’s previous material cured too fast for their process, so the Bostik material allowed for…

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Bonding Dissimilar Substrates in Fishing Boats

The story: Krayden partnered with a prominent East Coast Manufacturer of Fishing Boats, and identified ITW Plexus MA2090 Adhesive as the solution because it had excellent adhesion to dissimilar substrates, it had a long working time and it bonded gaps up to 1.5 inches and as tight as 30/1000’s. In production there was little to…

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Gasket for Overhead Lights

The story: Krayden Canada and a leading manufacturer of lighting solution had been challenged with designing overhead lights for a train station. We needed to find a solution to create an access panel that could be opened and closed for service reasons but would have an airtight seal to protect the lights from the environment.…

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