Hem Flange Bonding: Part 1

Posted on 11/6/2012 2:34:23 PM. By Sandy Niks

The hem flange is a joint design used when bonding the inner to outer closure panels, as in metal doors, hoods, decklids, or liftgates. M...


UC Scientific Research into Possibilities of NZ Seaweed

Posted on 10/31/2012 4:59:05 PM. By University of Canterbury

On a trip to the New Zealand coast, Dr. Simone Dimartino from UC’s Biomolecular Interaction Centre noticed how seaweed could stick ...


Mixing It Up: Bayer MaterialScience Polyurethanes Help Toughen Up Epoxy Adhesives

Posted on 10/31/2012 4:56:25 PM. By

At Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Dr. Jay A. Johnston has been focused on strengthening epoxy adhesives. Traditional epoxies are brittle adhe...



Posted on 10/19/2012 4:05:51 PM. By Sandy Niks

The use of standards has been mentioned in earlier writings. Webster defines a standard as “something for use as a rule or basis of...


The Handbook of Standardization

Posted on 10/19/2012 4:00:07 PM. By ASTM International


Robot Builds Intricate Tools From Sticky Plastic

Posted on 10/11/2012 1:48:09 PM. By New Scientist; Douglas Heaven

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich's Bio-Inspired Robotics Lab are creating robots that can construct comple...


3M Aerospace Launches Removable Gel Tape for Corrosion Protection of Aircraft Floorboards

Posted on 10/11/2012 1:28:01 PM. By AZoM; Nick Gilbert

3M Aerospace's recently launched 3M Removable Gel Tape is designed to protect aircraft floorboards from corrosion by acting as a sealant,...


Bonding Body Side Moldings

Posted on 10/8/2012 1:01:26 PM. By Sandy Niks

Last time we reviewed a structural bonding procedure for attaching exterior body panels to the frame of a vehicle. Now let’s look a...