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Compostable Packaging Adhesives – Challenges, Types, Testing and the Eco Footprint

Posted on 9/9/2020 2:31:44 PM. By David Speth

With the advent of the Covid 19 pandemic, more consumers are shopping from home or using delivery services to get products they used to p...

  

Adhesive Industry Teams Up with Additive Production Company to 3D Print Covid-19 Test Swabs

Posted on 8/4/2020 6:21:03 PM. By ASC

With Covid-19 front-liners faced with the shortage of those medical products essential for testing and treatment in response to the pande...

  

High Temperature Sealants Take on Heat and Pressure for Mechanical Seals

Posted on 7/30/2020 2:23:32 PM. By ASC

Ultra-high temperature sealants step in when the working environment gets hot and the pressure is high by enabling curing in spite of the...

  

Green Manufacturing Using LED’s for UV Curing of Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 7/23/2020 4:16:19 PM. By asc

UV radiation delivered through LED lamps is fast becoming mainstream for curing/drying resins, polymers, adhesives and coatings in the gr...

  

New Line of Adhesive Labels Ensure Restaurant Takeout Orders are Tamper Free in Wake of COVID-19

Posted on 7/15/2020 9:12:17 PM. By ASC

The adhesive & sealant industry has helped many manufacturers with solutions for PSA labels to help all types of industries and the p...

  

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...

  

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...

  

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...