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EMD (Enhanced Materials Division)

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Bonding & Adhesion

Bonding Plastics Requires Specialized Expertise


Bonding plastics can yield big manufacturing results, but requires unique expertise. Whether bonding plastic to metal, polymers or other materials, look to TriStar’s Surface Modification team to help you improve adhesion properties. We’ll help you get the job done, and we’ll do it all in-house.

With surface modification you can alters the surface energy of plastics to promote better adhesion, produce biocompatibility, create permanent moisture and hydrophobic characteristics, as well as micro-clean and functionalize your components. The process improves the success of secondary processing applications such as painting and assembly so that your products last longer.

TriStar’s Bonding and Adhesion Solutions

Enhanced Materials

Enhanced Materials

TriStar's Enhanced Materials Division (EMD) harnesses the knowledge and extensive experience of our on-staff engineers and chemists to develop innovative materials and material treatments to solve complex engineering challenges. Specialties include surface-modifying plasma treatments, PTFE and PES membranes, and unique adhesive and primer products.

EMD Case Studies

Rulon® 142 and CE211 Epoxy



Often paired with our etched Rulon® 142 product, our CE211R adhesive is a general purpose epoxy system with exceptional bond strength.

Looking for SDS for our CE2111 product? Here are the documents for Part A and Part B.