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What glue for electronics?


#1

Any advise on suggested glues for pcb and related electronics? Want glue a pcb into an enclosure(as well as screws)…i always use a glue gun but was a bad idea!


#2

I used 3M VHB Tape


#3

What about a glue? Tape will only work for specific cases. eg glueing cables or adhoc items


#4

Do you plan to remove this glue some day? If not then any quick curing epoxy will do.


#5

Most likely not to be removed. Is epoxy neutral curing?


#6

Will it affect PVC wires or Solder Masks? Likely not.


#7

Henkels (used to be Loctite) has an entire line of adhesives just for electronics. Too many in fact and you have to do a little reading to figure out which one of their many products is right for your application. The good news is they have excellent tech support and I’ve called them a couple of times and quickly narrowed down the list to a few choices.

http://www.henkel-adhesives.com/electronics-assembly-markets-26751.htm

Digikey also has 100s of glues for electronic assembly from a range of vendors.

https://www.digikey.com/products/en/tapes-adhesives-materials/glue-adhesives-applicators/909?k=glue

We also use hot glue for a variety of electronic applications and it generally works fine for us.