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ASC Brings Back Economy Watch as a Free Service to ASC Members to Help Navigate the US Economy

Posted on 5/29/2020 3:00:24 PM. By Steve Duren

ASC published ‘Economy Watch’ from roughly 2012-2015. This publication was brought to market in that timeframe as an informat...

  

ASC’s New ITR Market Forecasting Tool to Provide Lead Time on Markets and Correlate Members Sales Data

Posted on 3/12/2020 4:38:46 PM. By Steve Duren

The ASC current long range plan identifies community knowledge integration as a key pillar within the ASC overall strategy. Section 2.1 o...

  

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...

  

New Materials and Bonding Challenges for the Electric Vehicle Age

Posted on 7/22/2019 6:29:22 PM. By George Ritter

Several automakers throughout the world have made it clear they are planning for significant increases in electric vehicle production wit...

  

Where to Bond in Vehicle Assembly Operations?

Posted on 6/11/2019 2:22:55 PM. By Dan Daley

Let’s discuss selecting a plant location for joining two parts with structural adhesives during vehicle assembly. My example is an ...

  

Adhesive and Sealants Use in Automotive Drive Train: How do Internal Combustion Engines differ from Electric Motors?

Posted on 3/25/2019 5:14:46 PM. By Jim Swope

As a generality, the similarities of adhesive and sealant use in internal combustion engines (IC) and electric vehicle motors (EV) are ac...

  

Electrically Conductive Adhesives

Posted on 3/25/2019 4:48:53 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

There is a growing need of electrically conductive adhesives for the assembly and fabrication of electronic packaging devices, integrated...

  

Adhesives for Composites

Posted on 2/19/2019 4:14:29 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

High performance adhesives have increasingly been used in transportation, construction, appliance, general industrial, marine, consumer e...

  

Adhesives for Solar Energy

Posted on 1/29/2019 4:54:03 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Photovoltaic energy has evolved to be a very significant source of electrical power.  It is now possible to manufacture large scale,...

  

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...