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Dow Auto: A Lighter Load

Structural bonding in the automotive industry has evolved significantly since its early use in the 1990s. Originally, adhesives were primarily used to complement spot welds to provide sealing and corrosion protection. However, advancements in material chemistry, application and process know-how have led to broader use and dependency upon adhesives to provide body stiffness improvement, body stiffness retention, long-term durability, and improved safety performance.
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Advancing Adhesives: Seaside Sealant

A 20-story Maryland condo is using high-performance silicone sealants and a unique exterior coating to eliminate water intrusion and provide a new aesthetic appeal to the 30-year-old oceanside building. On a site that some call the windiest building location in Ocean City, the weatherproofing materials play a key role in a $4.1-million rehab designed to protect the building against the salt air and wind-driven rain of the area’s famed “nor’easters,” which have been known to bring torrential rains and 85 mph winds.
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Assembling a Solution

Vacuum gripper system plays key role in robotic tote assembly solution.
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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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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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