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...

  

Strong Epoxy Gives Round the World Yacht Racers a Second Chance

Posted on 1/16/2018 1:03:33 PM. By ASC

When the Dutch AkzoNobel Ocean Race Team suffered a damaged main mast owing to a gybe in high winds, it may have seemed like their...

  

Adhesive Tape Products Reduce Automotive NVH (Noise, Volume and Harshness)

Posted on 1/10/2018 3:31:21 PM. By ASC

The automotive industry has attempted a variety of strategies for reducing Noise, Vibration, and Harshness (NVH). To date, strategies ran...

  

Heated Hose Mount Optimizes Packaging Production Lines

Posted on 1/8/2018 6:52:33 PM. By ASC

Robatech AG has announce its release of a new heated hose mount that will help to extend heat hoses’ useful life while helping its ...

  

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 ...

  

HB Fuller Opens Automotive Competency Center

Posted on 1/2/2018 1:13:21 PM. By ASC

The move towards the increased use of adhesives in the automotive industry has created the need for an exchange of information between au...

  

Leakproof Sealant to Save Washington, D.C. Metro’s Red Line Subway

Posted on 12/26/2017 1:36:14 PM. By ASC

For years now, Washington, D.C. Metro’s Red Line has been battling a persistent threat from nature. The extra-deep underground segm...

  

New Range Of Flexible Tubes for Adhesive Packaging

Posted on 12/18/2017 1:14:12 PM. By ASC

RODA Packaging is best known for its rigid plastic packaging and closures, but the company has extended its offering to include a range o...

  

When Adhesives Don’t Replace Rivets, They Strengthen Them

Posted on 12/13/2017 1:04:34 PM. By ASC

Rivets are being replaced by adhesives – but there are still areas where they are often used. Heavy-duty truck bodies are among the...

  

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...