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Bookbinding, Woodworking and Packaging Among Industries Reaping Benefits

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Today, hot melt technology has reached a high technical level.
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Temp-Indicating Labels and Monitors Meet Packaging and QC Needs

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A wide range of temperature-indicating labels and monitoring devices from Dry Pak Industries, Los Angeles, provide quick visual assurance that quality control (QC) standards have been monitored.
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Breakthrough Developments in Very Thin Foams for Cushion-Mount Tapes

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The market demand for extremely thin foam with superior properties and tolerances has not been satisfied.
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OEM Supplier Uses Dispensing System to Manufacture Airbag Controllers

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Fluid Research Corp., Tustin, Calif., has supplied Delphi Delco Electronic Systems, Kokomo, Ind., a worldwide supplier of automotive components, with a new dispensing system to precisely meter, mix and dispense a urethane potting compound to help protect airbag-controller/circuit-board modules.
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Meter/Mix System Keeps Up With Production Demands for World-Class Builder of Luxury Yachts

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The benefits of epoxy have long been known throughout the boat-building industry, particularly with regard to medium- and large-sized hulls.
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Cyanoacrylate Dispenser Helps Torque-Tool Manufacturer Tighten Up on Quality

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A routine adhesive-dispensing process recently presented Seekonk Manufacturing Co., Seekonk, Mass., with one of the bigger challenges in its 60-year history.
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United Airlines Bonds Torlon Inserts in Aircraft Floor Panels With Polyurethane Adhesive

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To reduce weight and increase the corrosion resistance of floor boards installed on its fleet of Boeing aircraft, United Airlines recently replaced metal-panel inserts with advanced Torlon(r)* polyamide-imide inserts.
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Throughput Calculator Estimates Automated Dispense Time

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The calculator tool was created based on empirical measurements of the P-200 Point-to-Point Automation Platform, combined with mathematical, theoretical formulas.
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Temperature Control, Dispensing Precision Key to Auto-Component Assembly

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The encapsulation of ignition distributors by a Tier 1 supplier of automotive components requires special materials and a dispensing system with precision temperature controls and exact material metering.
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Rheological Evaluation of a Thermosetting Urethane Sealant Used in a Medical Device

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Urethane-based thermoset polymers are used as adhesives and sealants because of their desirable chemical and mechanical properties.
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