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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...

  

SAE Adhesives and Sealants Committee

Posted on 1/28/2013 4:31:30 PM. By Sandy Niks

A meeting was held for the SAE Adhesives and Sealants Committee on January 17 via Webex/teleconference. The primary goal of this committe...

  

Structural Adhesive Bonding in Aerospace

Posted on 1/7/2013 3:09:30 PM. By Sandy Niks

Adhesives have been used extensively for structural bonding applications in aerospace. I assume everyone is aware that the tiles on the s...

  

Material Specification for Pumpable Adhesives

Posted on 12/20/2012 2:54:17 PM. By Sandy Niks

Materials specifications have been mentioned in all of the blogs written to date – and will probably continue to figure prominently...

  

Anti-Flutter Adhesives

Posted on 12/10/2012 3:53:29 PM. By Sandy Niks

We recently reviewed hem flange bonding around the perimeter of metal closure panels. Now let’s discuss anti-flutter adhesives, als...

  

Hem Flange Bonding: Part 2

Posted on 11/26/2012 2:30:24 PM. By Sandy Niks

In the last blog we introduced the challenge of hem flange bonding in the automotive industry. Now let’s look at some of the approa...

  

Adhesive Classification and Some Further Thoughts on Market Segmentation

Posted on 11/19/2012 2:21:12 PM. By Jeff Timm

Recently the ASC announced a collaborated with Europe-based FEICA and China-based CATIA to release the 2012 ASC-CATIA-FEICA Adhesives and...

  

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...

  

Standards

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...