The Sticking Point: Adhesives Replace More Conventional Fasteners

Posted on 12/20/2012 2:44:57 PM. By ASC

Adhesives are increasingly used when complex systems need to meet challenging performance demands. When performance drives material selec...


Management Buys Saiden Technologies from Japanese Parent

Posted on 12/20/2012 2:43:40 PM. By ASC

Saiden Technologies, Inc. is now STI Polymer. The company’s management team acquired all the Saiden Technologies stock from Saiden ...


UPDATE 3-Henkel Bets on Emerging Markets and M&A as Europe Flags

Posted on 11/28/2012 7:22:50 PM. By Reuters

Amid slower growth in adhesives and lackluster European markets, Henkel is aiming for 20 billion euros in sales by 2016, with an operatin...


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...


Mixing It Up: Bayer MaterialScience Polyurethanes Help Toughen Up Epoxy Adhesives

Posted on 10/31/2012 4:56:25 PM. By

At Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Dr. Jay A. Johnston has been focused on strengthening epoxy adhesives. Traditional epoxies are brittle adhe...



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...


The Handbook of Standardization

Posted on 10/19/2012 4:00:07 PM. By ASTM International


Henkel AG & Co KGaA : Innovative Loctite instant adhesives offer new fields of application

Posted on 10/10/2012 2:18:32 PM. By

Henkel is offering three improved instant adhesives: Loctite 403, 408 and 460. These adhesives are suitable for virtually any substrate.&...