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Articles

7/28/2015 7:15:39 PM

Dow Liquid Armor Outperforms Tape

When caulk is working properly, no one is aware of it, but when sealants fail their importance is clear. As Diana Hun, building technolog...

7/28/2015 7:14:18 PM

Household Sticky Tape Used To Create High-Tech, Ultra-Thin Solar Cells

Everyday adhesive tape has been used to create ultra-thin layers for solar cells. The tape was used to make single-atom layers of a phosp...

7/28/2015 7:12:13 PM

Hernon Manufacturing Continues Growth, Hires New Employees and Promotes from Within

In the midst of expansion, Hernon Manufacturing, Inc. is promoting current employees and has hired personnel for newly created positions....

Blog

8/4/2015 2:02:59 PM

Keeping Up with Data via ASC

In 2014, adhesive and sealant formulators shipped 30.3 billion pounds of product (13.8 metric tons). The Americas represented 31% of thes...

7/28/2015 3:10:41 PM

More Plastic Packs Contain Recycled Content

Just a few years ago, plastic packaging was only made from virgin resin. However, as curbside recycling programs expanded and more plasti...

6/30/2015 2:48:11 PM

“What is EPD and HPD and Why Should I Care as a Contractor?”

Adhesives, sealants and coatings all play important roles throughout the modern, complex building envelope. The function of these materia...

Case Studies

7/27/2015 7:17:41 PM

Chemical Assessment State of the Science: Evaluation of 32 Decision-support Tools Used to Screen and Prioritize Chemicals

ABSTRACT: The last decade has seen an increased focus on evaluating the safety and sustainability of chemicals in consumer and industrial...

6/16/2015 2:05:45 PM

New Environmental Graphics Take the Santiago Sharks into the Sea

At first glance, students and guests visiting Santiago High School may think they’re entering an aquarium filled with sand, se...

1/8/2015 7:41:43 PM

Thinking Beyond Meaning with “New Business”

Eighteen students in the 2014 Yale Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Graphic Design program created the “New Business” exhibit&n...

Presentations

2/20/2014 5:05:56 PM

Carton Container Recycling

8/5/2013 2:44:07 PM

Aluminum Impact Extrusion Can Making

8/5/2013 2:38:08 PM

Aluminum Can Making Process

White Papers

7/28/2015 2:57:48 PM

SELECTING SHRINK SLEEVE LABELS FOR PET PACKAGING - AN APR DESIGN™ GUIDE BULLETIN

The Issue - Full shrink sleeve labels can interfere with PET bottle recycling.  Shrink sleeve labels can interfere with sortation eq...

7/28/2015 2:43:50 PM

Selecting Plastic Film Pressure Sensitive Labels for PET Packaging - An APR Design™ Guide Bulletin

The Issue – Plastic film, adhesive and ink from pressure sensitive labels can contaminate recycled PET. Pressure sensitive labels p...

6/18/2015 1:56:28 PM

Evaluating Electrically Insulating Epoxies

Epoxies are versatile polymer systems that are “go-to materials” for electrical, electronic and microelectronic sys...