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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...

  

BMW’s R&D Focus on Carbon Fiber for Electric Cars

Posted on 6/28/2016 4:17:15 PM. By ASC

BMW is setting and also following the latest trends. It’s using carbon fiber, it’s producing electric cars, and the cars will...

  

Sealant Extends Tire Life, Seals Punctures as They Happen

Posted on 6/27/2016 1:59:41 PM. By ASC

Preventing blowouts and punctures not only extends tire life, it could also prevent road accidents and fatalities. Large transport compan...

  

IACMI Road Mapping: Advanced Composite Future Offers Opportunities and Challenges for Adhesives

Posted on 6/16/2016 5:50:25 PM. By Marc Benevento

On May 10-11, I participated in the 2nd technical road mapping session for the Institute for Advanced Composite Manufacturing Innovation ...

  

Automotive Manufacturers Turn to Injection Bonding of Composite Adhesives for Carbon Fiber Inlays

Posted on 6/14/2016 2:19:12 PM. By ASC

Carbon fiber components are changing the way cars are manufactured as the adhesives industry comes up with bonding solutions that make en...

  

Trends to Consider: Driverless Cars and Traffic

Posted on 6/9/2016 4:53:50 PM. By ASC

A recent report on the driverless car reports that these cars can navigate safely under most conditions and could become available in the...

  

New Adhesive Cures Instantly on Exposure to Electric Current

Posted on 6/7/2016 4:25:13 PM. By ASC

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have announced the development of a new, low viscosity liquid gel adhesive. ...

  

Adhesive ‘Fly Paper’ Automobile Coating the Next Trend in Pedestrian Safety?

Posted on 6/3/2016 5:09:49 PM. By ASC

When pedestrians are hit by a car, it’s not only the initial impact that causes injury. Quite often, it’s the way they’...