Thanks to recent equipment and software innovations, bench-top dispensing technology, the unsung hero of many manufacturing operations, can now take its rightful place as a process characterized by accuracy and repeatability. This article explores the history, current status and future potential of this versatile production operation.
There are two UV-curable silicone release systems on the market. One is based on silicone acrylates and cures by way of a free-radical mechanism; the other release system uses epoxy silicones and cures in the presence of cationic initiators.
The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc. (ASC) has announced the following featured speakers for its 2005 Spring Convention and Exposition, scheduled for April 17-20 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, OH.