Microwave Emerging as Alternative Energy Source for Rapid Adhesive Cure

Posted on 5/4/2018 2:33:49 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

There has been ever increasing demand on rapid and effective cure of adhesives while maintaining the pot life in industrial processes.&nb...

  

Firestop as an Anti-Terrorism Technology?

Posted on 4/9/2018 12:00:00 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Globally, terror attacks are on the rise.  The implications for the owners of the buildings where attacks take place are overwhelmin...

  

What if the Adhesive was Part of the Substrate in the First Place?

Posted on 4/2/2018 9:25:35 PM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin (guest blogger)

My last blog post focused on providing the automotive industry with a way to obtain a pristine metal surface for adhesive bonding an...

  

Perimeter Containment- Firestop Joints. Who is Up for a Challenge? –part 2 of 2-

Posted on 2/28/2018 4:44:13 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last post set the groundwork for a challenge for you. Before we get to the ideas I want to share with you, let’s make sure you ...

  

Sustain. Strength. Secure. The 2018 Institute of Building Sciences; Building Innovation Conference

Posted on 2/16/2018 5:09:51 PM. By Paul Bertram

2018 started out with the National Institute of Building Sciences; Building Innovation Conference in Washington DC. This year’s t...

  

Perimeter Containment- Firestop Joints. Let’s Find a Better Solution -part 1 of 2-

Posted on 1/30/2018 3:49:03 PM. By Sharron Halpert

A challenge for the creative problem solvers In our blog on 12/7 we had a discussion about firestopping on rated joints, but we did ...

  

A Novel Approach to Surface Cleanliness for Painting and Adhesive Bonding in Vehicle Production

Posted on 1/17/2018 11:51:47 AM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin and Dan Daley

When paint delamination or adhesive bonding failures occur, a whole host of suppliers involved in the manufacture of the vehicle are mobi...

  

Fireproofing, Firestopping and FIREBLOCKING (Part 4 of 4)

Posted on 1/8/2018 9:17:07 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have all been on a construction project and heard someone talk about fireproofing something when they mean firestop, or firestop when ...

  

Continuous Improvement in OEM Vehicle Bonding Operations

Posted on 1/3/2018 5:57:57 PM. By Dan Murad and W. Pete Smith

During a forensics investigation of an adhesive bonding failure (or even a deficiency in a bonding operation) ChemQuest’s approach ...

  

Fireproofing, FIRESTOPPING and Fireblocking (Part 3 of 4)

Posted on 12/19/2017 4:25:05 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have all been on a construction project and heard someone talk about fireproofing something when they mean firestop, or firestop when ...