Articles Tagged with ''adhesives in assembly''

Surface Treatment Symposium to Focus on Improving Adhesion

Plasmatreat recently announced Surface TechDays, a one-day symposium taking place in three locations:  October 1 in Detroit, October 2 in Chicago and October 4 in Minneapolis/St. Paul.
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Ask Dr. Dave: August 2013

How can we feel comfortable when changing to a new adhesive supplier?

QUESTION: The adhesives we use are now available from more than one supplier. How can we feel comfortable when changing to a new supplier?


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Innovative Dispensing Technology for Material Formulators

Technically advanced dispensing systems continue to evolve for the precision formulating of adhesives and sealants.

Material formulators continue to define and develop new formulations of epoxies, silicones, polyurethanes, and acrylics for their customers’ product assembly applications.


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China Structural Adhesive Output Remains Strong

In 2007-2011, China’s output of structural adhesives presented a compound annual growth rate of 16.6%, higher than the growth rate of 13.6% of the adhesive industry in the same period.
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Adding Value with Systems Engineering

Systems engineering can be greatly beneficial when manufacturers want to integrate structural adhesives into a particular process.

"Added value” is not just an overused buzzword in today’s business and manufacturing environment. It can actually be the key driver in profitability when incorporating adhesives into a manufacturing process.


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Ask Dr. Dave: July 2013

Can you suggest ways to improve an adhesive system in terms of moisture/water sensitivity?

QUESTION: We are successfully structurally bonding Belgian Blue Stone—also called Petit Granit (a non-porous limestone material)—with a two-component epoxy in an industrial process.


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Strategic Solutions: Macro Outlook for Adhesives and Sealants

For 2013, ChemQuest expects volume to increase slightly.

Current government austerity policies in the U.S. and Europe appear to be lowering GDP through reduced government spending and increased taxes. At the same time, central banks in developed countries around the world continue efforts to boost economic growth with unprecedented accommodative monetary policies.


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ADERIS®: Hybrid Structural Adhesives

The multi-material adhesives can reportedly create reliable adhesive bonds where welding and riveting are now used, particularly in the assembly of composite materials and metals.
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Henkel Adhesives Receive Product of the Year Awards

Henkel Corp. recently announced that two of its Loctite®products have received gold level recognition as best new products of the year.
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Case Study: Automated Dispensing for Safety, Quality and Productivity

A dental equipment manufacturer has enhanced its gluing and assembly operation with the introduction of an advanced robotic gluing and assembly system.

The adhesives and sealants industry has long played an important role in the manufacture of dental equipment. The use of strong-bonding adhesives has enabled A-dec, Inc., one of the largest dental equipment manufacturers in the world, to assemble various components reliably and economically.


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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

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