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Hotmelt Formulation help

Can you help with a Hotmelt formulation. I have been tasked with looking at options for manufacturing a product from a SIS/SBS high end waste stream that is currently going to landfill. It seems sad to to see such a ...

Posted on 11/21/2017 3:12:28 PM


I am pleased to share that the ASC "Task Group on Growth" has now launched the OEM body shop guide. This guide will help drive awareness and the value proposition of adhesives and sealants. Learn more about key chemi...

Posted on 11/17/2017 3:18:53 AM

How to avoid squeeze-out issues in Paint?

Hello All, Does anyone have any material or design guideline for body shop bulk sealer applications? The right amount of material to be applied to avoid squeeze out issues? Thanks very much!

Posted on 11/16/2017 10:01:56 AM

IVK – German Adhesives Association: IVK welcomes Chinese Delegation from CPCIF & MIIT

In October 2017 a Chinese delegation - lead by high-ranking representatives of the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF) and the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) - visi...

Posted on 11/12/2017 5:15:45 PM

IVK – German Adhesives Association: NEW RELEASE - "Adhesives Technology Compendium" - Edition 2017

A brand new 2017 edition of the Adhesives Technology Compendium has been published this month. In a joint project the German Adhesives Association (IVK) and the editors of the magazine ADHESION - Adhesives & Sealants...

Posted on 10/5/2017 2:27:27 PM

A very useful free tool for coating technologists

Posted on 9/28/2017 6:24:13 PM

IVK – German Adhesives Association: Adhesive Bonding Roadmap outlines Areas of R&D

IVK is intensively involved in an interdisciplinary platform (GAK - Joint Committee on Adhesive Bonding), which combines expert knowledge in the field of adhesive bonding technology from the adhesives industry, scienc...

Posted on 9/18/2017 2:45:23 PM

IVK – German Adhesives Association: Annual Press Conference 2017

On its annual press conference 2017 IVK reported that the German Adhesives Industry continues on a solid growth path and presented the corresponding facts & figures. In the financial year 2016, the German adhesives i...

Posted on 9/15/2017 12:04:07 PM

The Shelf Life of Rubber

Shelf life of rubber is a simple question with a complex answer. Shelf life is a rather broad term that can mean different things to different companies and/or people. It is important not to confuse SHELF LIFE with SE...

Posted on 9/6/2017 4:34:33 PM