Articles Tagged with ''sealants in assembly''

Improving Assembly with Fastener and Component Enhancement Materials

Adhesives, sealants and coatings have made great strides in improving the reliability of fastener systems.

The concept of using helical threaded fastening dates back many centuries. Nearly as old is the consequential search for a means of keeping these same fasteners secure until removal is required.


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Precision Specialties Acquires Palm Labs Adhesives

Precision Specialties recently announced it has acquired Palm Labs Adhesives LLC, a technology-based company that develops, manufactures, and markets specialty adhesives and sealants.
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Strategic Solutions: State of the U.S. Adhesives and Sealants Industry

U.S. adhesive and sealant manufacturers have benefited from an economy that has been growing quicker than other developed economic regions.

The outlook for the U.S. adhesives and sealants industry at the mid-point of 2014 has slightly improved over 2013. After growing just 1.9% in 2013, most economists are predicting the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 3% for 2014.


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Case Study: Foam Tape Helps Specialty Appliances Provider Seal the Deal

tesa tape helps an appliance manufacturer improve door seals for freezer units.

As products for industrial, medical, and personal use continue to become more sophisticated, there is a growing need for enhanced research, testing, and storage techniques to support these evolutionary and revolutionary products.


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DOE Sponsors Advanced Composites Manufacturing Institute Competition

A new competition to provide $70 million to launch a new Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Institute has been announced.
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UV LED Curing Technology

UV LED curing is fast becoming an accepted, user-friendly technology for a variety of manufacturing processes.

UV LED curing refers to a technique that uses “energy” output from the light emitting diodes (LEDs) in the ultraviolet (UV) spectrum to treat coatings, adhesives, inks and other UV-curable materials.


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Top 50 ASI News Stories of 2013

Stories involving acquisitions and expansions garnered a lot of interest this year.

Below are the 50 most-viewed news stories on the ASI website in 2013.*


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Editor's Memo: How to Use the Buyers' Guide

The Buyers’ Guide is divided into five main sections: Associations, Product Index, Product Listings, and Suppliers and Distributors.

This issue marks the publication of ASI’s 20th annual Buyers’ Guide, a purchasing and applications resource for raw materials, equipment and services used to manufacture adhesives and sealants, pressure sensitives, and adhesives and sealants products such as tapes and labels.


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Assembly in Action

Assembly Show attendees will include salespeople, engineers and managers from a variety of industries, including aerospace/defense, electronics, consumer products, automotive, and medical/pharmaceutical.

This fall, visitors to the inaugural Assembly Show will enjoy an event that has been specially designed for suppliers, buyers and users of assembly technology and equipment.


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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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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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2014 September

Our September issue features articles focusing on high-tech applications and raw materials, as well as a preview of the ASC Fall Convention and Expo. Check it out today!

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