Scott Bader is a global speciality chemicals group with annual sales of around USD $305 million, employing more than 650 people. The Adhesives and Advanced Composites (AAC) division has a worldwide reputation as an innovator of high-performance materials for composite parts used in demanding interior and exterior applications by a variety of markets.
Scott Bader has invested significantly in the successful development of Crestabond®; a range of market leading primer-less structural adhesives, designed for bonding a wide range of dissimilar substrates including metals and plastics as well as composite materials for industrial applications. Crestabond® is suitable for use in the marine, wind energy, building and construction, land transportation and automotive industries.
Crystic Crestomer® urethane acrylate adhesive can also be used in a wide range of demanding applications including large composite structures. These structural adhesives bond to many substrates, are tough, resilient and flexible.
Crestabond® Application Case Study
“Scott Bader Gains Daimler Group Supplier Approval for Advanced Composite Materials and Structural Adhesives”
Scott Bader has recently become an approved composites materials supplier of molding and structural adhesive products to all of the production facilities around the world which make up the Daimler AG Group of manufacturing companies: Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, and Daimler Buses.
Within Daimler Trucks, Crestabond® M1-05 primer less methacrylate structural adhesive is now specified for a variety of HGV applications. This includes M1-05 being used to bond ABS to ABS and ABS to aluminium components together as part of the assembly process used to fabricate the sleeping bunk in the driver’s cab of Freightliner Trucks in North America.
Freightliner Trucks is the largest business division of Daimler Trucks North America. The company produces medium and heavy duty trucks for a broad range of commercial applications at its production plants in the United States and Mexico.