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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...

  

Bonding Body Side Moldings

Posted on 10/8/2012 1:01:26 PM. By Sandy Niks

Last time we reviewed a structural bonding procedure for attaching exterior body panels to the frame of a vehicle. Now let’s look a...

  

Automotive Body Panels

Posted on 9/19/2012 12:59:04 PM. By Sandy Nicks

Today’s topic is bonding automotive body panels. This includes bonding inner to outer panels, as in fiber reinforced panel (FRP) ...

  

Adhesives & Sealants in Transportation

Posted on 9/6/2012 1:46:32 PM. By Sandy Niks

Hello - and welcome to the transportation blog! This is the first in a series of semi-monthly posts. First, some background. I am retired...