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Articles

9/30/2014 7:54:24 PM

Shellfish Natural Adhesives Protein Inspires MIT Engineers to Develop Stronger Waterproof Glue

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a stronger waterproof glue based on the adhesives secreted by...

9/30/2014 7:53:29 PM

Eastman Adds Non-Phthalate Product Offering for European Sealants Market

Eastman Chemical Company has added the non-phthalate plasticizer, Eastman VersaBond™, to their portfolio. Increasingly, phthalate p...

9/30/2014 7:51:36 PM

Henkel Bolsters Support for Thai Auto Industry

Henkel is among the world’s leading companies with brands and technology in home products, beauty care, and adhesives. In addition,...

Blog

9/25/2014 3:04:57 PM

How Adhesives Contribute to a Significant Value Chain

The use of adhesives in labels and packaging remains one of their most significant end-uses in North America.  According to the rece...

9/24/2014 1:32:06 PM

Goblins, Witches, and Skeletons – An Update on the Autumn and Winter Holiday Shopping Season

Consumer spending remains the leading driver of the US economy and therefore drives the need for packaged goods and packaging adhesives.&...

9/18/2014 4:39:56 PM

Applying Technical and Science-based Approaches to the LEED Green Rating System

On August 27, 2014, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced a new initiative designed ...

Case Studies

2/25/2014 9:43:46 PM

Sustainability E-Book

2/19/2013 3:50:20 PM

2011 Postconsumer Plastics Recycling in Canada

Introduction This is the third year that Moore Recycling Associates has conducted a survey to determine the amount of postconsumer plas...

3/7/2012 7:51:05 PM

Covering your Glass

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

Adhesion Society Papers

10/28/2013 7:52:16 PM

THOUGHTS ON CONTACT ANGLES AND WETTABILITY

Introduction The wetting properties of surface-modified polymers are important for a variety of reasons. Wettability measurements&n...

10/28/2013 7:49:14 PM

Advances and Opportunities in Soft Adhesives

Soft adhesives or pressure-sensitive-adhesives (PSA) have been known for some time in applications and in particular the ubiquitous Scotc...

10/28/2013 7:03:40 PM

Precise Design of Antifouling, Intelligent Adhesion Surfaces through Polyelectrolyte Brush Immobilization

Since surfaces and interfaces of soft materials play an important role in various technological applications, precise control of soft int...