Formulators

Sealants to Grow 5% Annually Through 2016

The global consumption of sealants was 3.6 billion lbs in 2011 (worth $8.45 billion), according to a new study from Kusumgar, Nerlfi & Growney. 


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Composite Assembly Solutions

For as long as polyester chemistry has been used to produce composite parts, manufacturers have needed various paste consistency resin products to work in conjunction with the laminating process.


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Putting Dashboard Systems to Work

Dashboard systems make it much simpler for employees at every level to become more proactive.


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VOC Testing Methods

Amid a dizzying array of product performance requirements, standards, regulations, and engineering and cost limitations, manufacturers of adhesives and sealants for interiors must dedicate themselves to formulating high-performance products that are both safe and acceptable to demanding markets. 


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Regulatory Review: LEED Updates and Supplier Challenges

Since its inception in 1997, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) system has been a major influence on how adhesives and sealants manufacturers design and market products. 


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Strategic Solutions: State of the Industry Report

Recovery within the adhesives and sealants industry appears increasingly favorable as the U.S. macro backdrop improves. 


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DKT 2012

The German Rubber Conference is a pan-European event with attendees from more than 30 European countries.


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Green, Fast, and Secure: Atmospheric Plasma for Critical Bonding

Atmospheric pressure plasma is an environmentally friendly, cost-efficient and high-tech alternative to traditional pretreatment methods.


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Avoiding Creep

Choosing the right controlled stress rheometer and spindle can help manufacturers analyze yield stress and creep.


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Independent Testing

A well-designed testing program will repay your investment with additional margin points and reduced material claims.
 


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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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You won't want to miss our October issue: industry trends from the ASC, converting and packaging, testing, a preview of The Assembly Show, and more!

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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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