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Manufacturers and Supply Chain LEED and Green Building Rating Systems Reality Check

Posted on 10/12/2017 5:41:03 PM. By Paul Bertram

How is the industry responding to information requests of various “Green Rating Systems and related product certifications? Refle...

  

FIREPROOFING, Firestopping and Fireblocking (Part 1 of 4)

Posted on 9/25/2017 9:04:47 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 ...

  

Testing Tips for Transportation Adhesive Applications

Posted on 8/21/2017 8:37:50 PM. By Dan Daley

Your homework is done, you have studied every aspect of your design, consulted with sales reps, and selected several adhesives for evalua...

  

Let's Talk Bioadhesives

Posted on 8/10/2017 8:34:20 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Bioadhesives are naturally occurring polymeric materials with adhesive properties.  It is often used to describe a glue formed synth...

  

Off-Site Construction is Changing the Work

Posted on 7/24/2017 3:27:27 PM. By Paul Bertram

Owners, Architects, Engineers and Contractors in both commercial/industrial and residential housing markets are seeing increasing Off-Sit...

  

“As Received” and Adhesive Performance

Posted on 7/10/2017 1:46:57 PM. By Jim Swope

In my early days as a supplier of adhesives to automotive assembly operations, I dreaded the words “as received” on a specifi...

  

What makes Firestop different from other sealants?

Posted on 6/26/2017 1:12:27 PM. By Sharron Halpert

There is one important element in firestop materials that makes them different from so many other sealants is the way they behave in a fi...

  

Antimicrobial Adhesives - Methods, Challenges and Advancements

Posted on 6/15/2017 12:10:44 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

In earlier blogs, we discussed broadly how novel and differentiated adhesives could be developed by incorporating additional functionalit...

  

A Progress Report of the Growth Initiative at ASC

Posted on 5/25/2017 3:57:20 PM. By ASC

The Adhesive and Sealant Council started its market growth initiative in 2015 as part of the 2013 Long Range Plan. The intent of this eff...

  

A Renaissance for U.S. Manufacturing - and, by Extension, Specialty Chemicals

Posted on 5/17/2017 5:13:26 PM. By Dan Murad

With over 35 years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry in verticals such as adhesives & sealants, paints & coatings...