Innovations 2017-06-14T14:31:02+00:00

Innovations

  • 2016

    SIMALFA® 338 fills a gap in the bonding of foam used in the upholstery industry with water based adhesives. Thanks to the tremendous instant tack, bonding under tension succeeds without any problems, even in the case of one-sided application. Moreover, drying or pressing times are further reduced.

  • 2014

    SIMALFA® 820 OF the first overspray-free two-component adhesive system on the market. The adhesive has the strong instant tack of a two-component system without at the same time producing unwanted overspray.

  • 2013

    Introduction of the rollable and sprayable SIMALFA® 3031. Strong instant bonding, fast drying and setting.

    The new chlorine- and as a result halogen-free foamed plastic adhesive SIMALFA® 3702 on dispersion basis meets the strictest requirements of future regulations and ecolabels. Its great instant and final bonding represent the standard of future foam bonding technology.

  • 2012

    SIMALFA® 315 OF: We are proud to present what is worldwide the first frost-resistant wet-bonding contact adhesive on dispersion basis for foamed plastic bonding. The adhesive is frost-resistant to at least -15 °C and does not need to be protected against low temperatures. At the same time SIMALFA® 315 OF possesses excellent instant tack in foam applications.

  • 2011

    Introduction of the SIMALFA® On-Demand-System (with patent application), which makes 2K systems superfluous.

    Development and introduction of SIMALFA® 303, the water based adhesive for spray applications.

  • 2010

    Introduction of the new SIMALFA® 335 OF. Thanks to the new OF-technology, there is no more overspray during spraying.

    SIMALFA® 302 – the new water based adhesive for spray applications.

  • 2009

    Development and introduction of SIMALFA® UV Technology: water based adhesive for spray and roller-application visible under black light lamps (UV light).

    Erste Präsentation an der Interzum 2009 in Köln.

  • 2008

    Development and introduction of SIMALFA® 325: water based adhesive for spray application with soft and highly flexible glue line.

  • 2007

    Development and introduction of SIMALFA® 335: water-based adhesive for spray and roller application.

    First demonstrations at the K-Messe in Dusseldorf.

  • 2006

    Development and introduction of SIMALFA® 807: water based adhesive for roller application with flexible adhesive seam.

  • 2005

    The world innovations SIMALFA® 308 FR and SIMALFA® 3095 are launched as the first wet-bonding contact adhesives on dispersion basis with flame-resistant features.

    Both adhesives meet the requirements according to FAR/JAR 25.853, DIN 5510-2 and IMO FTPC Part 5.

  • 2004

    Development and introduction of SIMALFA® 321: water based adhesive for spray application, excellent adhesion and tack to polyolefin plastics like PP and PE.

  • 2003

    Development and introduction of SIMALFA® 800: one-sided rollable dispersion adhesive with high instant adhesion.

  • 2002

    Development and introduction of SIMALFA® 3096: worldwide first water based adhesive for roller application on CR basis.

  • 2001

    Patent issue: US 6319352 water based adhesive with instant adhesion.

  • 1997

    Patent issue: Euro 634624

  • 1995

    Development and introduction of SIMALFA® 309: water based adhesive for spray application with improved instant adhesion.

    Unveiled at Interzum 1995 in Cologne.

  • 1994

    Invention and launch of SIMALFA® Free Flowing Systems, the unique adhesive transfer system for dispersion adhesives.

  • 1993

    Development and introduction of SIMALFA® 308: worldwide first water-based adhesive for spray application with instant adhesion!

    Unveiled at Interzum 1993 in Cologne.

  • 1989

    Start of SIMALFA® developments: solvent-free water based adhesives with instant adhesion for foamed-plastic processing industry.