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Adhesives for Minimalist Packaging

Posted on 5/7/2019 10:18:48 PM. By George Ritter

In the 1990’s, as a senior chemist and laboratory director, I managed about twenty R&D scientists who supported our then-portfo...

  

If You’re Marketing in the DIY Sector, You May Need to Check Your Ethics

Posted on 4/2/2019 3:07:15 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

Marketing products for the DIY residential and building construction sector poses interesting ethical questions for manufacturers of mate...

  

Adhesive and Sealants Use in Automotive Drive Train: How do Internal Combustion Engines differ from Electric Motors?

Posted on 3/25/2019 5:14:46 PM. By Jim Swope

As a generality, the similarities of adhesive and sealant use in internal combustion engines (IC) and electric vehicle motors (EV) are ac...

  

Electrically Conductive Adhesives

Posted on 3/25/2019 4:48:53 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

There is a growing need of electrically conductive adhesives for the assembly and fabrication of electronic packaging devices, integrated...

  

Adhesives for Composites

Posted on 2/19/2019 4:14:29 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

High performance adhesives have increasingly been used in transportation, construction, appliance, general industrial, marine, consumer e...

  

Details of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) BOD Meeting and the Building Innovation Conference

Posted on 2/14/2019 4:22:41 PM. By Paul Bertram

The New Year started off with the NIBS Board of Directors meeting in January followed by the Building Innovation Conference held in Washi...

  

Adhesives for Solar Energy

Posted on 1/29/2019 4:54:03 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Photovoltaic energy has evolved to be a very significant source of electrical power.  It is now possible to manufacture large scale,...

  

W Ratings Continued – Usefulness, Testing, Limitations

Posted on 1/28/2019 4:11:00 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last post talked about how W ratings for firestop floor penetrations came about, how they are tested and we talked a little bit about...

  

Edible Adhesives - It's Time for a New Innovation

Posted on 1/11/2019 5:09:29 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

With the increase in dietary concerns, there is a need for a new edible material which can be used for adhering spices to foods, particul...

  

W Ratings for Buildings – The What, Where and How of Water Ratings

Posted on 11/27/2018 5:13:20 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have been talking about the four different ratings from firestop F rating for fire, T rating for temperature, L rating for air leakage...