What if the Adhesive was Part of the Substrate in the First Place?

Posted on 4/2/2018 9:25:35 PM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin (guest blogger)

My last blog post focused on providing the automotive industry with a way to obtain a pristine metal surface for adhesive bonding an...

  

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...

  

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...

  

Surfactants for Waterborne Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 11/29/2017 2:36:50 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Surfactants are surface active agents lowering surface tension or interfacial tension between two liquids or between a liquid and a solid...

  

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...

  

A Renaissance for U.S. Manufacturing - and, by Extension, Specialty Chemicals

Posted on 5/17/2017 5:13:26 PM. By Dan Murad

With over 35 years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry in verticals such as adhesives & sealants, paints & coatings...