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...

  

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...

  

Adhesive Uses Expanding in Automotive OEM

Posted on 8/7/2018 6:21:41 PM. By Dan Murad, The ChemQuest Group

Historically, mechanical fastening and welding were predominate joining methods used in component and automotive assembly.  By the 1...

  

High Performance Adhesives and Sealants by UV Cure

Posted on 7/17/2018 2:05:04 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Significant progress has been made in industrial, medical, and electronic adhesive technologies to accommodate the need of rapidand stron...

  

2017-2020 North American Market Report for Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 6/7/2018 10:02:34 PM. By Steve Duren, Senior Director Member Services

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has published a new North America Market Report that provides the 2017 adhesive and sealant global...

  

The Universal Source for Selecting, Testing and Verifying Adhesives

Posted on 5/31/2018 5:06:41 PM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin (guest blogger, ChemQuest)

Recently one of my long-time colleagues with an electrical engineering background retired. My colleague, being the inventive sort, had de...

  

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...

  

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...

  

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...