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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. ...

  

Ensuring Optimal UV Curing: Controlling the Variables

Posted on 6/30/2020 5:06:31 PM. By ASC

There are variables that have to be taken into account when curing. These include the quantity of adhesive being used and its location; t...

  

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...

  

Biocompatible Adhesive’s High Tg Enables High Heat Input

Posted on 6/23/2020 12:54:04 PM. By ASC

Adhesives supplier Panacol-Elosol GmbH has launched a new adhesive aimed at certain areas of medical device assembly, and particularly at...

  

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 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...

  

Time Should Play a Big Role in Picking the Right Adhesives for Medical Devices

Posted on 5/14/2020 3:43:44 PM. By ASC

When medical device manufacturers are choosing which adhesive to use in a particular device, what’s likely to be first and foremost...