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Articles

9/16/2014 3:58:54 PM

Adhesive Tapes Suit Direct Food Contact Applications

Proper food packaging and labeling is important for safety and customer convenience. In the U.S. the Food & Drug Administration certi...

9/16/2014 3:57:46 PM

Loctite Releases Primerless, Oil Tolerant Threadlocker to Stick Contaminated Surfaces

Loctite Australia is now selling two new primerless threadlockers. LOCTITE 248 and LOCTITE 268 are uniquely suitable for oil-contaminated...

9/16/2014 3:45:25 PM

Ashland Drives Innovation and Safety at Label Expo

Ashland Specialty Ingredients is showcasing new products: Safecure™ A320/B440 and Purelam™ A9500/B9240.  Safecure™...

Blog

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 ...

9/3/2014 6:03:39 PM

"Clearly" Transparency is the Wave of the Future

“Transparency” as a concept is outrageously popular in the business/consumer market place.  For the adhesive and sealant...

8/19/2014 4:42:48 PM

Demonstrating the Increased Value of Reduced Density Sealants

In my last blog post, I discussed options enabling companies to leverage new standards for improved customer communications, and focused ...

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...