Formulators

Developing a UV-Curable Bore Sealant

By Mike Moore
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A UV-curable sealant that combines lean with green is well-suited for the automotive industry.


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Advancing Adhesives: Tango 12

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Bayer MaterialScience and adidas again joined forces to develop this year’s official soccer ball, also known as the Tango 12 for the 2012 European Soccer Campionship.


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Regulatory Review: SCAQMD Rule 1168

By Michael Schmeida
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South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) Volatile Organic Content (VOC) Rule 1168 for Adhesive and Sealant Applications is being reviewed and edited this year.


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Advancing Adhesives: Multi-Metal Compatibility

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Henkel Electronic Materials has developed an electrically conductive adhesive (ECA) that overcomes the drawbacks of older generation ECAs and extends the material’s advantages to multiple applications.


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Conventional and LSE Bonding Solutions for TPO Materials

By Walt Polifka
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TPO materials present unique bonding challenges for PSA manufacturers due to their low-surface-energy characteristics.


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A Virtual Adhesive Lab

By David Horwart
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Scientists can use computer-aided design programs to prepare waterborne adhesive formulations.


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Finding the Right Spray Adhesive

By Ray Foster
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Composite parts require the right adhesive to achieve optimum performance.


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Dispensing Materials in 2K Packaging

By Steven Armstrong
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Selecting the proper dispensing tool for a dual-component material is crucial for end user success.
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Novel Curing

By Dave Dunn Ph.D.
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An emerging technology may allow adhesives in opaque substrates to be cured by UV or visible light. 


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Accelerating Cure Time

By Elizabeth Brunet and Mohammed Saad Ph.D.
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Cure time for thermically active adhesives can be accelerated by using infrared spot curing.


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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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