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Epoxy Adhesives, Part 2

Posted on 8/6/2013 4:51:09 PM. By Sandy Niks

In the last article the discussion on formulating epoxy adhesives started with the epoxy resins and curing agents.  It will continue...

  

Epoxy Adhesives, Part 1

Posted on 7/10/2013 7:16:51 PM. By Sandy Niks

Epoxy adhesives are frequently used for structural applications bonding rigid substrates together, such as metal to metal, fiber-reinforc...

  

Marine Applications

Posted on 6/4/2013 10:03:44 PM. By Sandy Niks

Sealants (and adhesives) have a long history in shipbuilding. Early applications used tars and pitches to seal the joints of wooden ships...

  

FIPG

Posted on 5/13/2013 6:15:45 PM. By Sandy Niks

Formed-in-place gaskets (FIPG) have been in use for a few decades in the automotive industry. Many applications are in the power train sy...

  

Adhesive Meeting Results

Posted on 4/25/2013 3:55:19 PM. By Sandy Niks

The last blog announced some adhesive meetings. This article is a follow-up with some of the results. The SAE Adhesives and Sealants Comm...

  

Spring

Posted on 4/8/2013 2:26:40 PM. By Sandy Niks

In the region where I live, it is difficult to stay focused this time of year. The birds are coming back, flowers are attempting to stick...

  

Glass Bonding – Testing

Posted on 3/25/2013 3:50:23 PM. By Sandy Niks

Continuing with the last blog’s topic on bonding glass to body openings, this time we’ll look at testing for these bonding ap...

  

Introduction to Glass Bonding

Posted on 3/11/2013 1:14:03 PM. By Sandy Niks

There are several areas of glass bonding – such as windshield, rear window, side windows, headlamps, and bonding to glass (stickers...

  

Introduction to Vehicle Interior Bonding

Posted on 2/26/2013 3:30:30 PM. By Sandy Niks

Bonding applications for the interiors of cars and trucks include a wide variety of substrates, adhesives, sealers, and requirements. Al...

  

Threadlocking Adhesives

Posted on 2/6/2013 2:48:13 PM. By Sandy Niks

Threadlocking adhesives are single component materials generally formulated using monomers in the methacrylate ester family, plus initiat...