Adhesives for Composites

Posted on 2/19/2019 4:14:29 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

High performance adhesives have increasingly been used in transportation, construction, appliance, general industrial, marine, consumer e...

  

Details of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) BOD Meeting and the Building Innovation Conference

Posted on 2/14/2019 4:22:41 PM. By Paul Bertram

The New Year started off with the NIBS Board of Directors meeting in January followed by the Building Innovation Conference held in Washi...

  

Adhesives for Solar Energy

Posted on 1/29/2019 4:54:03 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Photovoltaic energy has evolved to be a very significant source of electrical power.  It is now possible to manufacture large scale,...

  

W Ratings Continued – Usefulness, Testing, Limitations

Posted on 1/28/2019 4:11:00 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last post talked about how W ratings for firestop floor penetrations came about, how they are tested and we talked a little bit about...

  

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...

  

W Ratings for Buildings – The What, Where and How of Water Ratings

Posted on 11/27/2018 5:13:20 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have been talking about the four different ratings from firestop F rating for fire, T rating for temperature, L rating for air leakage...

  

Adhesive and Sealant Selection Guide for OEM Paint, Trim and Final Assembly Shops - Developing a Useful Guide for the Industry

Posted on 10/25/2018 4:13:41 PM. By Dan Daley

The challenge in developing a useful guide involves balancing comprehensive coverage of in-scope topics without inevitably getting lost...

  

Highlights of US General Services Administration - GSA’s 2018 report: The Impact of High-Performance Buildings

Posted on 10/10/2018 5:02:58 PM. By ASC

The Impact of High-Performance Buildings (click to enlarge) This report demonstrates how “GSA’s high-performance buildings ...

  

The Forgotten Transportation Tiers

Posted on 9/26/2018 2:08:51 PM. By Jim Swope

Understandably, the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) tends to be the primary focus when analyzing the automotive market (or the broa...

  

Adhesive Curing by Induction

Posted on 9/20/2018 2:23:26 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Stringent productivity improvement requirements in many industrial, appliance and automotive production demand very short adhesive c...