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 ...

  

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...

  

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. ...

  

Testing Tips for Transportation Adhesive Applications

Posted on 8/21/2017 8:37:50 PM. By Dan Daley

Your homework is done, you have studied every aspect of your design, consulted with sales reps, and selected several adhesives for evalua...

  

“As Received” and Adhesive Performance

Posted on 7/10/2017 1:46:57 PM. By Jim Swope

In my early days as a supplier of adhesives to automotive assembly operations, I dreaded the words “as received” on a specifi...

  

A Progress Report of the Growth Initiative at ASC

Posted on 5/25/2017 3:57:20 PM. By ASC

The Adhesive and Sealant Council started its market growth initiative in 2015 as part of the 2013 Long Range Plan. The intent of this eff...

  

Let’s Define “Structural Joint” – to Ensure the Integrity of the Joint Design and Bond

Posted on 2/28/2017 7:10:59 PM. By Dan Daley

Let me start by introducing myself and my colleague, James Swope, at the ChemQuest Group, Inc., as new contributors to the ASC Blog. In 2...

  

Overview of the ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives in North America MARKET REPORT

Posted on 2/6/2017 4:51:12 PM. By Steve Duren

The ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives Report will be the eighth market report that ASC has published over the past 40 months. This repo...

  

Automotive Adhesives and Sealants Build Brand Equity and Consumer Appeal

Posted on 11/7/2016 6:48:44 PM. By Marc Benevento

Much has been written about how adhesives and sealants help automakers improve the performance, safety, and fuel economy of cars and ligh...

  

North American International Auto Show 2016: The Future is Now, and Adhesives are Making it Happen

Posted on 2/2/2016 1:45:21 AM. By Marc Benevento

An air of excitement prevailed at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS, aka, the Detroit Auto Show), fueled by a dichotomy o...