Spider Silk-Inspired Biomedical Thread

Posted on 3/23/2012 8:45:35 PM. By ASC

Researchers at University of Akron are working with spider webs to develop sutures with embeddable drugs for wound healing. Writing in a ...


Nanotechnology Makes Better Glues

Posted on 3/23/2012 8:44:50 PM. By ASC

Israeli researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science and Schenkar Engineering have enhanced the structure of epoxy glue with nanote...


Scientists Develop Super-Adhesive

Posted on 3/23/2012 8:43:39 PM. By Jessica Berman

A team of scientists have used synthetic materials to mimic the skin and tendons of gecko feet, creating super-thin pad that can stick a ...


The World of Adhesives & Sealants: Product Imagination - Innovation in Action (Talking Points)

Posted on 3/23/2012 5:56:31 PM. By ASC

Talking points for "World of Adhesives & Sealants: Product Imagination -- Innovation in Action" -- download with presentation 


The World of Adhesives & Sealants: Product Imagination - Innovation in Action

Posted on 3/23/2012 5:55:38 PM. By ASC

By providing examples of adhesives and sealants used in everyday products, this presentation encourages the reader to think about a new p...


Fundamentals and Applications of Hot Melt Adhesives

Posted on 3/23/2012 5:49:49 PM. By Tom Quinn

Discusses general parameters of adhesive bonding, joint design, and bond testing;hot melt chemistries. 


An Instant Bond: Silicone Reactive Hot Melt for Plastics

Posted on 3/23/2012 5:40:35 PM. By Ken Yarosh

Discusses silicone reactive hot melt adhesives, features/benefits, and broad applicability as a replacement for mechanical fasteners in p...


Treat Me Right

Posted on 3/7/2012 8:05:38 PM. By Linda Ray and Dave Deib

Reactive hot melt polyurethane (PUR) adhesives  just need a little special attention for optimal performance


Dispensable Gasketing and Sealing Materials 

Posted on 3/6/2012 3:16:50 PM. By Dave Whitinger 

Automated gasketing and sealing systems that utilize dispensable materials are emerging as a cost effective alternative for many of these...