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How Military-Grade Adhesives Benefit Industry and Research

Posted on 4/17/2019 1:52:18 PM. By ASC

Time and again, we see technologies developed for military use ultimately finding their way into, and benefiting, commercial and research...

  

Self-Stick Protection Fabric Puts an End to Surface Mess and Damage

Posted on 4/10/2019 11:35:59 AM. By ASC

It’s a catch 22 – factories, workshops, and work areas are home to messy jobs – but cleaning up the mess can take longe...

  

Growth in Contract Packaging Industry Fuels Innovation

Posted on 4/2/2019 2:46:36 PM. By ASC

As shopping moves online and e-commerce becomes the way to buy an ever-growing range of items, the contract packaging industry continues ...

  

3M’s Commitment to Sustainability Attracts Top Talent

Posted on 3/14/2019 10:49:39 AM. By ASC

The adhesive and sealant industry is fast becoming known for a host of sustainability initiatives. 3M, for example, has set sustainabilit...

  

Ancient Adhesive Provides Archaeological Clues

Posted on 2/25/2019 5:14:38 PM. By ASC

It’s reasonable to assume that people started using adhesives as soon as they discovered that some substances are sticky – an...

  

Details of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) BOD Meeting and the Building Innovation Conference

Posted on 2/14/2019 4:22:41 PM. By Paul Bertram

The New Year started off with the NIBS Board of Directors meeting in January followed by the Building Innovation Conference held in Washi...

  

With More Than 40 Years on the Market, This Water-Based Contact Adhesive Stays the Course

Posted on 2/11/2019 5:34:58 PM. By ASC

3M marks more than 40 years on the market for its Fastbond 30NF water-based contact adhesive. Also, thanks to the move towards solvent-fr...

  

New Adhesives End Thin Metal Welding Woes

Posted on 2/6/2019 1:08:44 PM. By ASC

New adhesives from manufacturer Plexus offers an alternative to welding that could save manufacturers rework and surface imperfections. P...

  

Diisocyanates: The Chemical Behind Polyurethane and its Many Uses

Posted on 1/30/2019 2:42:19 PM. By ASC

Polyurethane is ubiquitous in today’s world. Soft foams, hard foams, coatings, elastomers, sealants, appliances, apparel and more a...

  

Adhesives for Solar Energy

Posted on 1/29/2019 4:54:03 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Photovoltaic energy has evolved to be a very significant source of electrical power.  It is now possible to manufacture large scale,...