In recent years, the requirements for and from window manufacturers have risen significantly. Clients are asking for light-filled rooms, modern, low maintenance designs, improved burglary protection, high thermal insulation and easy production. To achieve this, the right bonding technique is critical, as it ensures a secure connection between the window and the frame.
Considering these demands, the company HOMAG, together with Gutmann – a specialist in aluminum products – and tesa, developed an innovative wood-aluminum window system. tesa supplied the mounting system, which creates a substance-to-substance bond between the insulating glass and the wood. The special feature of this method is tesa® ACXplus 7078, which is applied to the raw wood with tesa® 60153 Adhesion Promoter Fast Cure prior to painting. This optimizes the production process and increases flexibility for the manufacture, window sash designer and the window constructer.