Resources

You will surely find what you are looking for here, whether it’s a tool or questionnaire to utilize because you need assistance with a project or you want to view an application video on ASC TV. You will also be able to navigate to best practices and standards, find information on green resources, download the Adhesive CAD Symbol, and view the latest news.

Vendor Select Tool

The ASC Vendor Select Tool is a quick and efficient way for a user to find a particular chemistry type that is typically used in a market segment divided by adhesives and sealants for finished goods. The tool can also be used to find typical raw material types, as well as equipment. It drives the user to companies within the ASC membership that supply finished goods, raw materials and equipment for the adhesive and sealant industry.

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ASC-CATIA-FEICA Classification Manual

The classification manual provides a common set of market definitions and product categories that can be used to represent the Adhesive and Sealant Industry worldwide.

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Green Resources

The ASC Green Resources Page provides information and guidelines for residential and commercial building construction, specific to Adhesives and Sealants VOC guidance. You can find information on sustainability and green chemistry, as well as guides for testing resources here.

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VOC Guide

This section provides information on states and California air districts that have implemented volatile organic compound (VOC) regulations that impact adhesive products or applications.

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Market Segments

Information, video tutorials, resources, and recent news specific to each market segment— Paper Board & Related Products (Packaging); Building & Construction; Woodworking & Joinery; Transportation; Assembly Operations; Footwear & Leather; and Consumer & Do-It-Yourself

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Newsroom

View the latest news and sign up for RSS feeds categorized by market segments.

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Adhesive CAD Symbol

The Adhesive CAD symbol provides a convenient way for engineers to represent adhesives on a computer-aided design drawing. The affiliated standard, ASTM D7447, provides a practice for use of this symbol. ASC provides a free plug-in for end users in three platform formats—TurboCad, AutoCad and Revit.

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Tech Select Tool

The ASC Tech Select Tool allows you to identify possible solutions for your bonding and sealing needs. The tool asks a series of technical questions that help guide the user into a focused market segment and intended application. The tool will then ask a series of questions that identify the substrates, environmental conditions, as well as other technical requirements. The output of the tool drives the user to ASC members that can provide desired adhesive and sealing solutions, with an overview of technology choices.

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Bonding Questionnaire

The ASC Bonding Questionnaire is an online tool that is used to capture the project requirements of the end user. The tool asks the user a handful of technical questions. Upon submission of the form, ASC receives a copy of the form data and redistributes the data to the appropriate segment of ASC membership for a response. This tool is a great way to reach ASC members and get professional assistance with your bonding challenge.

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Best Practices/ Standards /Specifications

This page provides a global overview of where to find documents relating to test standards, best practices, specifications, and guides relating to adhesives and sealants. It also contains an overview of standards and summarizes key documents in use today in North America.

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Calculators

Effective tools that help Adhesives and Sealants Professionals--specifically those in the Paper Board & Packaging market segment--cut costs, optimize adhesives use, and create better products.

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ASC TV

View application videos and tutorials by market segment.

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Adhesives.org Industry Update

Monthly Industry Update sponsored by The Adhesive & Sealant Council that is delivered right to your inbox. It showcases the latest and greatest developments, innovations, news and educational opportunities available to you from the world of adhesives and sealants.

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