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High performance adhesives are used in a range of applications. After the adhesives are applied and cured, a permanent structural bond exists able to withstand harsh environments and elevated temperatures. Solvay's FM® is a portfolio of structural film/foam adhesives designed to meet precise temperature, toughness, environmental and cure requirements and are proven to perform in demanding environments.

FM adhesives are designed for metal-to-metal, composite-to-metal and composite-to-composite bonding across a variety of industries from the stringent requirements of aerospace manufacturers and a host of industrial applications from transportation and recreation to energy and defense. The FM® adhesive product portfolio includes legacy Metlbond adhesives. 

FM® products:

  • Offer excellent handling properties – good tack and drape – with a minimum shop life of 30 days

  • Come as supported (woven glass, knit or mat carrier) or unsupported film at various weights and thicknesses

  • Provide excellent resistance to pre-bond and post-bond humidity

  • Deliver superior performance with various ranges Tg, high toughness and higher temperature shear properties