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Coating Adhesion - To Stick or Not To Stick?

Posted on 7/14/2014 5:18:36 PM. By ASC

On a recent entry of the Converting Quarterly vacuum web coating blog, Dr. Charles Bishop and Prof. Steven Abbott dispel myths and answer...

  

Henkel Offers Loctite Adhesive Technologies for Professional Football Boot Manufacturers

Posted on 6/30/2014 6:12:55 PM. By ASC

In the midst of the World Cup games, it can be easy to take football (or soccer, for US readers) equipment for granted. Henkel’s Lo...

  

New-and-Improved Gecko-Inspired Adhesive Sticks to More Surfaces

Posted on 5/5/2014 7:43:59 PM. By ASC

GeckSkin, an adhesive based on the properties of gecko feet, first came to public attention two years ago. Since then, GeckSkin’s i...

  

Stepan Launches STEPOSOL® MET-10U, a Powerful, Sustainable Surfactant Designed to Replace Solvents

Posted on 3/24/2014 7:27:18 PM. By ASC

Stepan Company and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. have released STEPOSOL® MET-10U, the first product from their 2010 joint develop...

  

ACC Forms Biobased Chemistry Network

Posted on 3/18/2014 2:27:48 PM. By ASC

The American Chemistry Council has formed the new Biobased Chemistry Network to educate policymakers and foster effective and practi...

  

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...

  

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...

  

A Sticky Question for MIT Researchers: How do Mussels Stay Put?

Posted on 7/31/2013 3:50:16 PM. By ASC

For years scientists and industry have been pursuing biomimetic adhesives. Research has focused on barnacles, kelp, geckos, insects, and ...

  

Empresas Artecola Now Controls the Biggest Colombian Manufacturer of Adhesives

Posted on 6/12/2013 3:19:35 PM. By ASC

Empresas Artecola has completed negotiations and is begining integration with Pegatex, to form Pegatex Artecola S.A.  Fifty-five per...

  

Henkel extends Health and Safety Adhesive Range with High- and Low- Viscosity Variants

Posted on 2/20/2013 8:06:34 PM. By ASC

Henkel’s Loctite Health and Safety range now includes high- and low-viscosity adhesives. The Loctite line is comprises of cyanoacry...