A Novel Approach to Surface Cleanliness for Painting and Adhesive Bonding in Vehicle Production

Posted on 1/17/2018 11:51:47 AM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin and Dan Daley

When paint delamination or adhesive bonding failures occur, a whole host of suppliers involved in the manufacture of the vehicle are mobi...

  

Fireproofing, Firestopping and FIREBLOCKING (Part 4 of 4)

Posted on 1/8/2018 9:17:07 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have all been on a construction project and heard someone talk about fireproofing something when they mean firestop, or firestop when ...

  

Continuous Improvement in OEM Vehicle Bonding Operations

Posted on 1/3/2018 5:57:57 PM. By Dan Murad and W. Pete Smith

During a forensics investigation of an adhesive bonding failure (or even a deficiency in a bonding operation) ChemQuest’s approach ...

  

Fireproofing, FIRESTOPPING and Fireblocking (Part 3 of 4)

Posted on 12/19/2017 4:25:05 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have all been on a construction project and heard someone talk about fireproofing something when they mean firestop, or firestop when ...

  

Climate Change: States, Cities, and Businesses in the United States Are Stepping Up

Posted on 12/15/2017 3:32:26 PM. By Paul Bertram

In June of 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States would pull out of the Paris climate accord, a UN agreement si...

  

Fireproofing, FIRESTOPPING and Fireblocking (Part 2 of 4.)

Posted on 12/7/2017 4:43:00 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have all been on a construction project and heard someone talk about fireproofing something when they mean firestop, or firestop when ...

  

The Future Impact of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 on Adhesives, Sealants & the Transportation Sector

Posted on 12/6/2017 3:18:00 PM. By Dan Murad

In May 2017, the United States and Saudi Arabia announced an initiative toward bilateral job growth, mutually beneficial trade agreements...

  

Extreme Weather Events and the Greater Role of Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 11/21/2017 3:57:58 PM. By Paul Bertram

In September, I presented at the CSI Construct conference on the topic of resilience. This is topic that I have covered to some degree in...

  

The Value of an OEM Assembly Plant Trial

Posted on 11/7/2017 3:01:59 PM. By Dan Daley

“Always bring donuts” might have been the motto of an HB Fuller adhesive salesman that I spent time with early in my career. ...

  

Manufacturers and Supply Chain LEED and Green Building Rating Systems Reality Check

Posted on 10/12/2017 5:41:03 PM. By Paul Bertram

How is the industry responding to information requests of various “Green Rating Systems and related product certifications? Refle...