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Sealants for Ammunition and Effects on Bullet Pull Strength

Sealants for ammunition can now be used to augment crimping and assist in the manufacturing of frangible ammunition. This short article outlines a new application for waterproof ammunition sealants. https://www.linked...

Posted on 1/2/2018 9:30:43 PM

IVK – German Adhesives Association: Industry’s Business Perspective has not been as optimistic since 2011

Despite economic and geo-political risks, a solid global economic upswing is emerging, and it is also perceptible in the German Adhesives Industry. The positive development is based on a good export situation, a good ...

Posted on 12/21/2017 1:27:18 PM

Adhesive for EVA foam

Hello All, I am writing here to have some valuable opinion from you experts to know about the adhesives that can be used for the bonding of EVA foam with EVA foam. Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) foam is a closed cell f...

Posted on 11/22/2017 11:50:29 AM

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