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Ask Dr. Dave: December 2013

Are all cyanoacrylate adhesives brittle when cured?
December 2, 2013

Question: I am trying to bond several rubber parts together. I would like to try a cyanoacrylate adhesive, but I hear they are very brittle when cured. Is that true?


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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.
December 2, 2013

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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2013 ASI Readers' Choice Awards

We created the ASI Readers’ Choice Awards to celebrate all of the industry’s hard work and ingenuity.
November 1, 2013

Innovation truly drives the success of the adhesives and sealants industry. We created the ASI Readers’ Choice Awards to celebrate all of the industry’s hard work and ingenuity.


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Market Trends: Worldwide Composites Markets Growing

Demand for composite materials in the aerospace and automotive industries is expected to rise.
November 1, 2013

Opportunities for composites in the North American automotive market are promising.


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Regulatory Review: Holistic Environmental Regulation

Lifecycle assessments will likely play a major role in future environmental regulations.
November 1, 2013

One argument many industries have against environmental regulation has been that it often ignores a holistic view of a product and instead focuses on only one attribute (e.g., volatile organic compounds, or VOCs).


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Ensuring Floor Covering Sustainability

“Green” floor coverings are only as environmentally friendly as the adhesives and other materials used in their installation.
November 1, 2013

Floor covering manufacturers have made considerable progress in developing coverings, both hard and soft, that are healthier for building users because they have less impact on the environment.


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Advancing Adhesives: Finding Adhesive Solutions

A collaborative approach to adhesive product development between manufacturers and clients can ensure regulatory compliance.
November 1, 2013

"Faster, better, cheaper” — does this slogan capture the nature of your customers’ demands?


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Solid Reasons for Solid Systems

Solid-system adhesives offer a variety of benefits for the workplace and the environment.
November 1, 2013

According to a 2012 market intelligence report, the worldwide solvent market is expected to produce revenues of approximately $33 billion by 2019.


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Advancing Adhesives: Prefab Houses are Taped - Not Nailed - Together

An adhesive tape has been developed to hold the individual components together.
November 1, 2013

A finished house stands on what just a few days ago was an empty green field. Such a feat is possible due to components that are industrially prefabricated in a manufacturing plant for finished parts and then simply need to be assembled on the building site, also known as prefabricated houses.


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Market Trends: Sealant Demand Growing in Europe

The construction industry continues to control the demand for sealants.
November 1, 2013

The total demand for sealants is estimated at 533,860 tons in 2012, according to “Overview of the European Sealants Market,” a new report from IAL Consultants.


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