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Laser Turns Scotch Tape Into ‘Smart’ Claw

Posted on 12/17/2012 8:47:54 PM. By Photonics.com

Purdue University researchers have found that Scotch tape can be adapted to collect water samples for environmental testing. By micromach...

  

O'Hara Business Distributing Earth Friendly Sealant

Posted on 12/17/2012 8:37:51 PM. By Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; Tawnya Panizzi

Atlantic Technologies Group has partnered with manufacturer Castagra Products to distribute a sustainable sealant along the East Coast. T...

  

Scotch tape finds new use as grasping 'smart material'

Posted on 11/28/2012 7:51:28 PM. By Purdue News

Scotch tape is already a multi-purpose item, but Purdue's Birck Nanotechnology Center is exploring Scotch tape as a smart material that c...

  

UPDATE 3-Henkel Bets on Emerging Markets and M&A as Europe Flags

Posted on 11/28/2012 7:22:50 PM. By Reuters

Amid slower growth in adhesives and lackluster European markets, Henkel is aiming for 20 billion euros in sales by 2016, with an operatin...

  

Adhesive Tapes From Tesa Improve Efficiency in the Design and Manufacture of Vehicles

Posted on 11/19/2012 5:24:16 PM. By The Engineer (United Kingdom)

Tesa says its ACXplus tapes enable the secure and permanent bonding of components to vehicles, and are also suitable for non-productive a...

  

Adhesive Bonding Produces Better Crash Test Results Than Riveting or Welding in Cars

Posted on 11/16/2012 5:52:15 PM. By Azom.com

Within the automotive industry, lightweight construction offers a solution to the development of more economical and more ecologically vi...

  

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 PR.com

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

  

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,...