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Articles

8/26/2015 7:06:01 PM

Taking Hold: Adhesives Tackle Multiple Materials

Many materials, including complex composites, are appearing in aerospace, automotive assemblies, consumer electronics and medical devices...

8/26/2015 7:04:36 PM

Carnegie Mellon Spinoff nanoGriptech is First Mass Manufacturer of a Strong and Sensitive Gecko-Inspired Adhesive

NanoGriptech, a spinoff company from Carnegie Mellon University, has announced the commercial release of Setex™. Setex is a dry adh...

8/26/2015 7:01:33 PM

Adhesive Hardens with Low-Voltage, could Mend Surgical Challenges

A new adhesive developed at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore hardens with the application of low voltage. The adhesive h...

Blog

8/26/2015 5:27:15 PM

Labels Appeal to Multiple Senses

Like their predecessors, today’s labels communicate brand and product information. What’s new is the level of interaction tha...

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...

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...