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Masking Tape Goes Green for High Performance and High Heat

Posted on 7/7/2020 11:43:07 AM. By ASC

With particular focus on industrial, automotive, and speciality vehicle assembly sectors, 3M has shined the green light on masking tape p...

  

A Sticky Problem: How to Dissolve and Remove Adhesive Residue Left Behind After Use

Posted on 6/25/2020 12:32:08 PM. By ASC

Trying to remove residue left behind by non-curing industrial adhesives used for tapes, stickers and labels, can be time-consuming, messy...

  

New Pressure Sensitive Adhesive for High Temperature Hook and Loop Tape Fasteners

Posted on 6/18/2020 2:46:08 PM. By ASC

Once known mainly for replacing buckles as quick and easy ways to fasten sports footwear and hikers’ backpacks, hook and loop tape ...

  

Ensuring Optimal Adhesive UV Curing: Picking the Right Lamp is Key

Posted on 6/17/2020 12:50:58 PM. By ASC

Two lamps that are primarily used in UV curing take different approaches and use opposing technologies. While one, the newer narrow spect...

  

The Benefits of Preparing Surfaces with Plasma for Adhesive Bonding

Posted on 6/15/2020 1:21:51 PM. By ASC

When it comes to bonding and laminating, the surface tension and wettability play a big role in the process and its effectiveness, partic...

  

New Textured Concrete Sealant for Cracks and Gaps

Posted on 6/9/2020 2:09:10 PM. By ASC

Concrete seems to crack easily in areas subjected to heavy vehicle or foot traffic. Unfortunately, repairing those cracks to last while a...

  

Sound Advice for Applying Deck Sealants Built to Last

Posted on 6/4/2020 2:40:44 PM. By ASC

It may seem like all the hard work is over when the last screw is put into the deck and all that’s still needed is a quick swish wi...

  

Adhesive and Sealant Construction Needs Change With the Times

Posted on 6/2/2020 1:39:07 PM. By ASC

With Covid-19 taking and changing lives, needs and opportunities, it’s not surprising that industries struggling for survival are c...

  

Sealants Are Filling the Gaps Left by Gaskets

Posted on 5/27/2020 6:16:38 PM. By ASC

As adhesives increasingly take over the duties of mechanical fasteners in assemblies, sealants are joining them by staging a similar take...

  

What IS the Difference Between an Adhesive and a Sealant?

Posted on 5/21/2020 3:52:21 PM. By ASC

Adhesives and sealants are often seen as veteran partners that are joined at the hip, but while they often work together, they perform di...