Aluminium adhesive specialists


CTA Ltd - Aluminium bonding specialists in United Kingdom

While many companies claim to be specialists in their field, there are few that actually excel in it. One UK company, CTA Ltd, certainly does. They have a wealth of experience in adhesives and tapes offering high performance aluminium adhesives, but also manufacturing and supplying tapes and adhesives for various industrial and retail applications.

The company’s mission is to provide innovative bonding solutions that can solve any customer’s needs in different sectors, such as construction, automotive, marine, aerospace, and transport.

Adhesives, tapes and more

They offer a wide range of adhesive products, such as two-part acrylic adhesives, epoxy resins, polyurethane adhesives, cyanoacrylates (superglues), UV, anaerobic (thread and bearing lockers), contact adhesives, powder coat seam sealer, and more. The company also produces various types of tapes, such as high temperature tape, double sided foam tape, single sided tapes, polyester and tissue tape. Additionally, the company provides speciality packaging and customised solutions for specific customer requirements.

CTA’s products are designed to achieve high performance and durability when bonding similar or dissimilar materials such as metals, plastics, composites, and wood. The company’s products on offer can also withstand extreme temperatures, impact loads, and environmental conditions.

Their products are widely used in various large industries such as:

  • engineering and manufacturing
  • architectural cladding
  • display signage
  • furniture and joinery.

They are also the appointed European distributor for the vast Hernon range of products

Solving client bonding issues

They have a fantastic range of diverse products and offer free help to solve many client's bonding issues. To put it into perspective, some of their bestselling products are:

  • High Performance Tape 6105: This is an acrylic polyester tape that offers excellent adhesion, shear strength, and temperature resistance. It is ideal for bonding metals, plastics, and composites in various applications, such as cladding, roofing, and signage
  • Primer for Adhesives and Tapes: This is a solvent-based primer that enhances the bonding performance of adhesives and tapes on difficult-to-bond surfaces, such as polyethylene, polypropylene, and silicone rubber. It also improves the durability and weather resistance of the bonded joints.
  • Pre Powder Coat Seam Sealer Adhesive 16002: This is a two-part epoxy adhesive that seals and bonds metal seams and joints before powder coating. It prevents corrosion, cracking, and leakage of the coated parts. It also improves the appearance and quality of the powder coat finish.
  • Colour Match Silicone Sealant: This is a one-part silicone sealant that matches the colour of any substrate or surface. It is used for sealing and bonding gaps, joints, and cracks in various applications, such as windows, doors, tiles, and sanitary ware. It has excellent flexibility, water resistance, and UV stability.
  • Fire Protect Sealant: This is a one-part intumescent sealant that expands and forms a fire-resistant barrier when exposed to high temperatures. It is used for sealing and fireproofing gaps and penetrations in walls, floors, and ceilings. It has excellent adhesion, smoke resistance, and acoustic insulation properties.
  • Two Part Structural Adhesive 2105: This is a two-part acrylic adhesive that bonds metals, plastics, and composites with high strength and durability. It is used for structural bonding in various applications, such as metal fabrication, composite assembly, and automotive repair. It has high temperature resistance, gap filling capability, and powder coat compatibility.

Innovation and development

They are regularly developing new products that speed up or solve production issues. They look for new and innovative ways to help bond materials that just often don't play well together, such as aluminium and GRP.

CTA Ltd is the leading UK company in the field of tapes and adhesives, with over 30 years of experience and expertise. The company aims to provide the best bonding solutions for its customers, with high quality products, competitive prices, and excellent service. Give them a call now or visit their website at