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Ask Dr. Dave

Adhesive and sealant troubleshooting tips from Dr. Dave Dunn.
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In his April 2009 column, Dr. Dave Dunn discusses the use of azo initiatiors to both heat-cure an acrylic adhesive and maximize its shelf life, and the best way to remove an aerobic-cure adhesive.
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In his March 2009 column, Dr. Dave discusses moisture-cured polyurethane adhesives and the best way to apply adhesive to a polypropylene or polyester scrim without plugging pores.
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In his February 2009 column, Dr. Dave discusses UV-cured coatings and water-based adhesives for laminating fine aluminum foil to paper.
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In his January 2009 column, Dr. Dave discusses epoxies and the differences between hardeners, primers, accelerators, and activators for adhesives and sealants.
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In his December 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses sealants appropriate for use on freezers and the use of threadlockers for assembling screws into plastics.
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In his November 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses the assembly and sealing of aluminum parts and the proper use of superglues.
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In his October 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses the proper formulation of two-part epoxies and the use of new adhesives in the assembly of materials that do not require special surface treatment.
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In his September 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses thermally conductive adhesives and the best choices for laminating layers of EVA foam.
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In his August 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses the best way to seal porous metal castings and powdered metal components, and the difference between one- and two-component structural adhesives.
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