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Mounting Adhesives and Accessories

Aremco High Temperature Adhesives

Aremco’s Crystalbond™ mounting adhesives

Aremco’s Crystalbond™ mounting adhesives are ideal for temporarily mounting a range of materials that require dicing, polishing, and other machining processes. These mounting adhesives exhibit good bond strength and adhere readily to ceramics, glass, metals, and quartz. When processing is complete, these adhesives are removed by re-heating and cleaning with a suitable solvent.



Crystalbond™ 509

Mid-range melting point of 165 ºF (74 ºC). Provides excellent adhesion and minimizes clogging of diamond tools when compared to may waxes. Transparent in thin cross-sections. Soluble in acetone or Aremco’s proprietary Crystalbond™ 509-S Stripper, a low odor, non-flammable, biodegradable, water-rinsible solvent. Available in three standard colors and both round sticks and rectangular bars:

Crystalbond™ 509-1A

Light Amber

Round Stick, ⅞” Dia × 7”


Crystalbond™ 509-1B

Light Amber

Rectangular Bar, ⅝” × 1” × 7”


Crystalbond™ 509-2A

Dark Amber

Round Stick, ⅞” Dia × 7”


Crystalbond™ 509-2B

Dark Amber

Rectangular Bar, ⅝” × 1” × 7”


Crystalbond™ 509-3A

Clear Turquoise

Round Stick, ⅞” Dia × 7”


Crystalbond™ 509-3B

Clear Turquoise

Rectangular Bar, ⅝” × 1” × 7”


Crystalbond™ 555 & 555-HMP

Crystalbond™ 555
Low melting point of 120 ºF (49 ºC).

Crystalbond™ 555-HMP
Mid-range melting point of 150 ºF (66 ºC).

Use 555 and 555-HMP for low stress machining processes, dry plasma etching or silicon wafers, de-paneling copper plated Teflon boards, and dicing ceramic green tape. Transparent in thin cross-sections and soluble in hot water. Available in rectangular bars, ⅝” × 1” × 7”.

Crystalbond™ 590

High melting point of 300 ºF (150 ºC). High strength, flexible adhesive, ideal for dicing high aspect ratios. Soluble in isopropyl alcohol or Aremco’s proprietary Crystalbond™ 590-S Stripper, a water-dispersible, environmentally safe powder concentrate. Available in two standard forms:

Crystalbond™ 590-STK

Rectangular Stick, ⅝” × 1” × 7”


Crystalbond™ 590-PDR

Granular Powder


  • Machining advanced ceramics
  • Lapping and polishing optical components
  • Dicing ceramic substrates and semiconductor wafers
  • Dicing ferrites, glasses and piezoelectrics
  • Dicing metal and optical single crystals
  • Mounting cross-sections for electron microscopy
  • Backfilling components for temporary mechanical support
  • Dry plasma etching


If you wish to discuss Aremco products please contact us at sales@pi-kem.co.uk or call us on 01827 259250

* All information stated in the brochure is correct at time of issue and subject to change without notice.

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