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3M’s Commitment to Sustainability Attracts Top Talent

Posted on 3/14/2019 10:49:39 AM. By ASC

The adhesive and sealant industry is fast becoming known for a host of sustainability initiatives. 3M, for example, has set sustainabilit...

  

New Fast-Curing Toughened Epoxy for Plastics and Metals

Posted on 3/11/2019 4:24:46 PM. By ASC

Epoxies, Etc has announced its launch of 10-3041 Toughened Epoxy Adhesive.  The company says the primary advantages of the product a...

  

Ancient Adhesive Provides Archaeological Clues

Posted on 2/25/2019 5:14:38 PM. By ASC

It’s reasonable to assume that people started using adhesives as soon as they discovered that some substances are sticky – an...

  

Feathers May Provide the Next Big Inspiration For Aerospace Adhesives

Posted on 2/20/2019 1:16:00 PM. By ASC

When you pick up a feather and play with it, you are sure to be fascinated by the way in which its barbs fit together, often springing ba...

  

New Improved Adhesive Threadlocker Formulation

Posted on 2/19/2019 1:09:11 PM. By ASC

Loctite’s flagship LOCTITE® 243 threadlocker comes with a few added benefits. According to its manufacturers, the new Loct...

  

With More Than 40 Years on the Market, This Water-Based Contact Adhesive Stays the Course

Posted on 2/11/2019 5:34:58 PM. By ASC

3M marks more than 40 years on the market for its Fastbond 30NF water-based contact adhesive. Also, thanks to the move towards solvent-fr...

  

New Adhesives End Thin Metal Welding Woes

Posted on 2/6/2019 1:08:44 PM. By ASC

New adhesives from manufacturer Plexus offers an alternative to welding that could save manufacturers rework and surface imperfections. P...

  

Diisocyanates: The Chemical Behind Polyurethane and its Many Uses

Posted on 1/30/2019 2:42:19 PM. By ASC

Polyurethane is ubiquitous in today’s world. Soft foams, hard foams, coatings, elastomers, sealants, appliances, apparel and more a...

  

New General Purpose Structural Adhesive Put to Extreme Test – Towing a Freight Train

Posted on 1/29/2019 4:34:49 PM. By ASC

Henkel reports that its new structural adhesives make “limitless design” possible. Structural adhesives may not be the d...

  

The Woman Who Quieted New York's Subways with Cotton, Sand and Sealant

Posted on 1/25/2019 1:14:13 PM. By ASC

Built in the 1870s, New York City's elevated railway had a significant problem - the sound of the trains running along the tracks was so ...