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Celebrating 200,000 Years of Practical Experience: The Science and Technology of Adhesives

Posted on 12/2/2013 8:24:15 PM. By ASC

Roughly 200,000 years ago, humans were using adhesives, possibly for the first time.  5,000 years ago humans moved from harvesting s...

  

Spray-On Adhesive Optimizes Filter Media Performance

Posted on 11/7/2013 5:28:01 PM. By ASC

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers, a division of Franklin International, is debuting an adhesive that improves air filter performance. Th...

  

A Novel Tape Lifting System for the Retrieval of Trace Evidence from Crime Scenes

Posted on 11/7/2013 5:17:07 PM. By ASC

Adhesive tapes are commonly used to collect trace evidence at crime scenes. Tape lifts collect and secure small particulate, fibers, hair...

  

New Tape is Designed to Make Repairs Stick

Posted on 10/31/2013 7:22:25 PM. By ASC

The Gorilla Glue Company now makes a clear adhesive tape called Clear Repair, for tough repairs. The tape works for challenging applicati...

  

11 No-carve Options for your Jack-O-Lanterns

Posted on 10/17/2013 6:03:50 PM. By ASC

Halloween is almost here, but there is still time to have fun decorating. Dressing up pumpkins with glitter, googly eyes, styrofoam balls...

  

Henkel Opens World's Largest Adhesives Factory in China

Posted on 9/30/2013 4:10:11 PM. By ASC

Henkel has opened the world’s largest adhesive factory in Shanghai, China. The new factory, dubbed the Dragon Plant, covers 150,000...

  

Tips to Cut Home Utility Bills and Improve Comfort and Energy Efficiency

Posted on 9/11/2013 6:36:20 PM. By ASC

Changing seasons can be a reminder to improve comfort and energy efficiency at home. In the US, mid-size homes have, on average, half a m...

  

Wacker’s New Sustainability Report Meets Top Standard of the Global Reporting Initiative

Posted on 9/4/2013 9:04:29 PM. By ASC

Wacker Chemie AG published their Sustainability Report for 2011 and 2012, which provides a clear and complete account of sustainability e...

  

Adhesive Tape Replaces a Skin Biopsy in New, Noninvasive Test for Melanoma

Posted on 8/28/2013 1:37:01 PM. By ASC

An adhesive tape has been developed that can non-invasively test for melanoma with 95 percent sensitivity in clinical studies. Traditiona...

  

Henkel Introduces Loctite 5700 Silicone Adhesive and Macromelt Hotmelt Compound

Posted on 8/28/2013 1:35:08 PM. By ASC

Henkel Corporation has introduced Loctite 5700 and a clear version of the Macromelt hotmelt overmoulding compound. Loctite 5700 was devel...