Adhesives & Sealants in Transportation

Posted on 9/6/2012 1:46:32 PM. By Sandy Niks

Hello - and welcome to the transportation blog! This is the first in a series of semi-monthly posts. First, some background. I am retired...


How best to seal the deal on road crack repairs?

Posted on 9/5/2012 7:31:21 PM. By Daily Commercial News (08/30/12)

To better determine the best sealant for roadway repairs the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, multiple US state agencies, academics, a...


Introducing 3M Geotextile Seaming Cylinder Spray Adhesive

Posted on 9/5/2012 7:28:52 PM. By 3M Press Release (08/23/12)

3M has developed spray adhesive that can reduce both the time and cost of seaming geotextile fabrics. The 3M Geotextile Seaming Cylinder ...


Getting a Grip on the Goose Barnacle

Posted on 8/20/2012 1:40:57 PM. By Scientific American; Claire O'Connell

A group of researchers in Galway, Ireland, is using Twitter and Facebook to find barnacles, encouraging members of the public to alert th...


Beetles' Sticky Feet Lay Groundwork for Undersea Robots

Posted on 8/20/2012 1:38:15 PM. By LiveScience; Charles Q. Choi

Beetles' feet are inspiring designs in gripper appendages that could be incorporated into robots capable of climbing submerged walls. Sci...


How to Evaluate Chemically Resistant Adhesives

Posted on 8/15/2012 6:16:15 PM. By MASTERBOND


Shanghai Metro Project Employs Dow Corning Silicone Structural Sealants for Platform Screen Doors

Posted on 7/16/2012 2:42:01 PM. By Gilbert, Nick

Dow Corning has achieved positive results for its silicone structural sealants that were used on the platform screen doors of the Shangha...


Development of Innovative Adhesives Using Renewable Raw Materials

Posted on 7/16/2012 2:25:55 PM. By AZoM: Thomas, Gary

A research team from the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology (UMSICHT) is working on two projects to dev...


Amazing Spider-Man Tech Will Let Soldiers Scale Sheer Walls

Posted on 7/16/2012 2:21:05 PM. By Fox News: Barrie, Allison

Several university and government research efforts are focusing on materials that will allow soldiers to scale buildings like the famed c...