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Importance of Adhesives and Advanced Welding Techniques in the Car of the Future

Posted on 9/13/2016 4:25:56 PM. By ASC

The use of lightweight materials in auto manufacture means that traditional joining techniques are less often used in production lines an...

  

Traveling Lighter in Quieter, More Comfortable Cars, Thanks in Part to Adhesives & Sealants

Posted on 8/29/2016 12:51:47 PM. By ASC

Lightweighting is a big issue in the auto industry. Not only does using lighter materials lead to greater fuel-efficiency and reduced emi...

  

Revised Fuel Economy Standards Won’t Put the Brakes on Adhesive and Sealant Growth

Posted on 8/25/2016 8:13:30 PM. By Marc Benevento

Recent media reports suggest federal regulators may lower the fleet-wide average fuel economy requirement of 54.5 miles per gallon establ...

  

New Silicone Sealant for Auto Manufacturers Offers Curing Capability Across Wide Range of Temperatures

Posted on 8/23/2016 2:49:16 PM. By ASC

A new two-part silicone sealant from Henkel is able to reach full cure at temperatures ranging from 25 to 180 degrees Celsius according t...

  

Magnesium and Carbon Fiber Among New Materials Helping the Auto Industry with Lightweigthing

Posted on 8/17/2016 7:22:20 PM. By ASC

For some time, we have seen the auto industry making increasing use of aluminum and high-strength steel in order to produce lighter vehic...

  

Faster Assembly Lines, Lightweighting and Use of New Materials Made Possible by High-Strength Bonding Tapes

Posted on 8/1/2016 5:41:49 PM. By ASC

Manufacturers are constantly seeking, finding and making use of new methods and materials to achieve greater efficiency, cut manufacturin...

  

Viscoelastic Bonding: the Secret Behind High-Strength Tapes

Posted on 7/26/2016 8:37:28 PM. By ASC

The combination of physical and chemical bonds and electrochemical interactions between substrates and adhesives is what makes strong, pe...

  

Lightweight Solution for Composite and Multi-Material Assemblies Combines Adhesives with Fasteners

Posted on 7/25/2016 6:11:14 PM. By ASC

UK-based Adhesion Technologies Ltd has introduced a new system for the assembly of load-bearing composite components that, according to t...

  

Adhesives Replace Fasteners – Or Attach Them to Components

Posted on 7/14/2016 1:50:28 PM. By ASC

Adhesives are playing an increasingly important role as a replacement for mechanical fasteners in automobile manufacture – but they...

  

Structural Adhesives Tailored to Meet Growing Automotive Manufacturing Needs

Posted on 7/7/2016 4:48:07 PM. By ASC

There are many advantages that can be gained by replacing fasteners with structural adhesives, particularly in the auto industry. Much li...