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Acrylic Adhesives the Key to Physiotherapists’ Secret Weapon: Kinesio Tape

Posted on 7/7/2020 5:30:06 PM. By ASC

From Olympic team members to volleyball players and swimmers, athletes have been strapping themselves with acrylic adhesive backed tapes ...

  

Science vs. the Humanities: Curiosity, Passion, and Skepticism Meet

Posted on 7/1/2020 3:13:08 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

I have had recent conversations with scientists who all seemed resigned to the irreconcilability of the sciences and the humanities. ...

  

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 ...

  

Seeing is Believing – Qualitative vs. Quantitative Measurements

Posted on 6/10/2020 12:33:04 PM. By David Speth

One of the things I have noticed recently is an increased reliance on quantitative measurements.  Advances in testing equipment have...

  

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...

  

New Adhesive Sensor Aimed at Picking up and Tracking Covid-19 Symptoms

Posted on 6/3/2020 3:44:20 PM. By ASC

Northwestern University has developed an adhesive sensor about the size of a postage stamp, and assigned it a very big responsibility. Th...

  

ASC Brings Back Economy Watch as a Free Service to ASC Members to Help Navigate the US Economy

Posted on 5/29/2020 3:00:24 PM. By Steve Duren

ASC published ‘Economy Watch’ from roughly 2012-2015. This publication was brought to market in that timeframe as an informat...

  

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...