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The Value of Formulators

Posted on 2/11/2020 10:59:07 PM. By David Speth

When I started college a lifetime ago, we were given a series of placement tests. One of them purported to determine our “specializ...

  

Robots Reach Craftsman Status at Nissan by Learning How to Apply Sealants in Auto Assembly

Posted on 2/5/2020 12:58:28 PM. By ASC

Digitization and specialized “training” have lifted robots through the ranks on the Nissan assembly line. In doing so, the ro...

  

Rewiring with Conductive Adhesives Key to Boosting Solar Cell Joints Efficiency

Posted on 1/30/2020 5:23:12 PM. By ASC

Looking for new ways to up the efficiency of solar cells, the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) has re...

  

Scientists Look to Plants and Shellfish for Adhesive Innovations

Posted on 1/21/2020 1:09:04 PM. By ASC

Scientists at the Purdue University College of Science have been scratching around in kitchens and on seashore rocks, but not in the...

  

Improvements in Light Curing Adhesive Technology Speed Up Manufacturing Cycle Times

Posted on 1/16/2020 1:15:57 PM. By ASC

A large number of industries rely on one or two component adhesives to achieve the bonds required in their manufacturing field. But with ...

  

Researchers Study on Long-Wave UV ‘Cross-Linking’ for Stronger Adhesive Bonds Promising

Posted on 1/14/2020 4:53:19 PM. By ASC

Research by a group of Canadian composite materials researchers and chemists from the Universities of British Columbia, Victoria and Albe...

  

A Stainless Steel Putty Compatible with Metal, Wood and Concrete

Posted on 1/9/2020 1:13:14 PM. By ASC

While metal may be the main area of operation for Loctite’s Fixmaster Stainless Steel Putty, 97433, the two part epoxy-based p...

  

New Method to Determine Bond Quality of Light Curing Adhesives Using Ultra-Red Fluorescence

Posted on 1/2/2020 4:41:33 PM. By ASC

The Dymax Encompass light-curing range of adhesives, colored to fade from blue to clear to reveal the point at which the adhesive is...

  

Structural Adhesives Use in Vehicle Assembly Leads to New Michigan Commercial Partnership

Posted on 12/30/2019 10:09:14 PM. By ASC

Growth in the use of structural adhesives in vehicle manufacture has attracted the attention of two Michigan companies and led to a comme...

  

New Resins for Additive 3D Parts Manufacturing Creates Industrial Partnerships

Posted on 12/18/2019 4:18:19 PM. By ASC

3D printing materials manufacturer Henkel is going all out to increase its involvement in the sector by enlarging its Loctite range,...