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10/21/2014 5:27:51 PM

Protect Your Wood from Nasty Glue Overflow with Tape

Sometimes the solution to too much adhesive is … more adhesive? In woodworking, a common issue is excess glue squeezing out of joi...

10/21/2014 5:27:18 PM

ESA Research Finds New Adhesive to Develop Ultra-Stable Structures for Space Instruments

European Space Agency (ESA) scientists have developed an ultra-stable adhesive for use in space missions and research equipment. The adhe...

10/21/2014 5:24:47 PM

Gecko Locomotion: What Goes Up Must Come Down

As researchers look at options for biomimetic adhesives, the gecko is a creature that continues to excite and offer up new insights. Geck...


10/22/2014 5:15:04 PM

For Want of a Nail the Shoe was Lost…

I’m sure that just about everyone is generally familiar with the 14th century proverb that goes: For want of a nail the shoe was lo...

10/22/2014 4:52:24 PM

Inappropriate Uses of Sealants and Adhesives

In my last post, I discuss the reasons for the increased focus on the fire issues for some of these sealants and why some concerns have s...

10/17/2014 2:00:41 PM

Four KEY Industry Trends

Today, I will pinpoint and discuss four critical trends impacting the $43 billion global adhesive & sealant industry.  They are ...

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


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


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...