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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...

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

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

Articles

8/26/2014 1:58:07 PM

Dextrin vs. Resin Part 1: With Hybrid Adhesives, You Don’t Have to Make a Choice

Litho lamination resin-based adhesives provide flexibility; dextrin based adhesives lay flat and can potentially increase warping. Howeve...

8/26/2014 1:29:43 PM

New Adhesive Technology Marks a Sustainable Revolution in Shoe Manufacturing

Cyanoacrylates, the compounds that make super glue, have been use in Loctite adhesives since the 1970s. However, now for the first time, ...

8/26/2014 1:27:07 PM

3M Introduces Erasable and Removable Chalkboard & Dry Erase Tapes

Organization just got easier with dry erase and chalkboard tapes from 3M. Scotch Tape is known for it’s variety of household uses; ...

Blog

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 ...

8/18/2014 3:00:02 PM

BACK TO SCHOOL – A Glimpse of the 2014 Winter Holiday Retail Shopping Season?

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

8/13/2014 3:46:37 PM

Innovation--Some Thoughts

It seems like the word innovation has replaced words like synergy, stakeholder, transparency, partnership, and voice-of-the-customer as t...