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Adhesives for Minimalist Packaging

Posted on 5/7/2019 10:18:48 PM. By George Ritter

In the 1990’s, as a senior chemist and laboratory director, I managed about twenty R&D scientists who supported our then-portfo...

  

If You’re Marketing in the DIY Sector, You May Need to Check Your Ethics

Posted on 4/2/2019 3:07:15 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

Marketing products for the DIY residential and building construction sector poses interesting ethical questions for manufacturers of mate...

  

Electrically Conductive Adhesives

Posted on 3/25/2019 4:48:53 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

There is a growing need of electrically conductive adhesives for the assembly and fabrication of electronic packaging devices, integrated...

  

Edible Adhesives - It's Time for a New Innovation

Posted on 1/11/2019 5:09:29 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

With the increase in dietary concerns, there is a need for a new edible material which can be used for adhering spices to foods, particul...

  

2017-2020 North American Market Report for Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 6/7/2018 10:02:34 PM. By Steve Duren, Senior Director Member Services

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has published a new North America Market Report that provides the 2017 adhesive and sealant global...

  

The Universal Source for Selecting, Testing and Verifying Adhesives

Posted on 5/31/2018 5:06:41 PM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin (guest blogger, ChemQuest)

Recently one of my long-time colleagues with an electrical engineering background retired. My colleague, being the inventive sort, had de...

  

Surfactants for Waterborne Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 11/29/2017 2:36:50 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Surfactants are surface active agents lowering surface tension or interfacial tension between two liquids or between a liquid and a solid...

  

Regulatory Guidelines for Adhesives in Food Packaging

Posted on 10/26/2017 2:22:06 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Adhesives, though used in a small amount (about 1 wt% of the overall package), offer a very important function to the overall food packag...

  

Let's Talk Bioadhesives

Posted on 8/10/2017 8:34:20 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Bioadhesives are naturally occurring polymeric materials with adhesive properties.  It is often used to describe a glue formed synth...

  

Antimicrobial Adhesives - Methods, Challenges and Advancements

Posted on 6/15/2017 12:10:44 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

In earlier blogs, we discussed broadly how novel and differentiated adhesives could be developed by incorporating additional functionalit...