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Ensuring Optimal UV Curing: Controlling the Variables

Posted on 6/30/2020 5:06:31 PM. By ASC

There are variables that have to be taken into account when curing. These include the quantity of adhesive being used and its location; t...

  

A Sticky Problem: How to Dissolve and Remove Adhesive Residue Left Behind After Use

Posted on 6/25/2020 12:32:08 PM. By ASC

Trying to remove residue left behind by non-curing industrial adhesives used for tapes, stickers and labels, can be time-consuming, messy...

  

New Pressure Sensitive Adhesive for High Temperature Hook and Loop Tape Fasteners

Posted on 6/18/2020 2:46:08 PM. By ASC

Once known mainly for replacing buckles as quick and easy ways to fasten sports footwear and hikers’ backpacks, hook and loop tape ...

  

Ensuring Optimal Adhesive UV Curing: Picking the Right Lamp is Key

Posted on 6/17/2020 12:50:58 PM. By ASC

Two lamps that are primarily used in UV curing take different approaches and use opposing technologies. While one, the newer narrow spect...

  

The Benefits of Preparing Surfaces with Plasma for Adhesive Bonding

Posted on 6/15/2020 1:21:51 PM. By ASC

When it comes to bonding and laminating, the surface tension and wettability play a big role in the process and its effectiveness, partic...

  

Sealants Are Filling the Gaps Left by Gaskets

Posted on 5/27/2020 6:16:38 PM. By ASC

As adhesives increasingly take over the duties of mechanical fasteners in assemblies, sealants are joining them by staging a similar take...

  

What IS the Difference Between an Adhesive and a Sealant?

Posted on 5/21/2020 3:52:21 PM. By ASC

Adhesives and sealants are often seen as veteran partners that are joined at the hip, but while they often work together, they perform di...

  

Foam Adhesive Tapes Used in Place of Mechanical Fasteners in Critical Applications

Posted on 5/12/2020 1:48:34 PM. By ASC

VHB soft foam-centred tapes may have been around for 40+ years, but the adhesive tapes have been adapting along with changes in technolog...

  

Sulzer Mixpac Cuts the Cords on Adhesive Dispensing

Posted on 5/6/2020 2:10:57 PM. By ASC

Sulzer Mixpac has literally pulled the plug out on its new 2-component adhesive dispensing unit. The company has partnered with Bosch in ...

  

UV Light Fixation Speeds Curing of Two Component Adhesives

Posted on 4/29/2020 12:37:32 PM. By ASC

Light fixation has proved to be the missing piece in the puzzle when it comes to two- component (2C) epoxy resins. By removing the time t...