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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,...

  

W Ratings Continued – Usefulness, Testing, Limitations

Posted on 1/28/2019 4:11:00 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last post talked about how W ratings for firestop floor penetrations came about, how they are tested and we talked a little bit about...

  

The Woman Who Quieted New York's Subways with Cotton, Sand and Sealant

Posted on 1/25/2019 1:14:13 PM. By ASC

Built in the 1870s, New York City's elevated railway had a significant problem - the sound of the trains running along the tracks was so ...

  

Tape Offers an Easy, Lightweight, Multi-Purpose Solution to Manufacturers – and it Keeps Getting Better

Posted on 12/13/2018 9:38:06 PM. By ASC

Designers and engineers are turning to adhesives to achieve the outcomes they’re looking for, and adhesive tapes are part of the re...

  

Field Adhesion Tests Recommended for Construction Sealants

Posted on 12/12/2018 5:31:28 PM. By ASC

Application conditions and methods will determine whether or not construction sealants perform to specification. Rework is costly, so exp...

  

From HVAC to Outer Space, Aluminum Foil Adhesive Tape Offers Solutions to Critical Issues

Posted on 12/11/2018 1:57:15 PM. By ASC

You’ll find aluminum foil adhesive tape in everything from furnaces to space gadgets. The tape’s versatility is attributable ...

  

How Improved Road Markings Help Save Lives

Posted on 12/4/2018 3:12:22 PM. By ASC

A highway death in the U.S. occurs every 21 minutes as a result of a lane departure. This equates to over 25,000 fatalities annually and ...