Commentary Stories

Ask Dr. Dave

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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MARKET TRENDS: Slow Growth, New Opportunities

U.S. solvents demand to reach 11.8 billion pounds in 2012.
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MARKET TRENDS: Motoring Ahead

U.S. demand for automotive coatings, adhesives and sealants is expected to reach $5.3 billion in 2012.
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EDITOR'S MEMO: November Issue

The monthly roundup from Editor Teresa McPherson.
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Friday's Find: "Stick or Treat" Halloween Costume Winner

Duck Tape's Stick or Treat Contest winners have been determinated! These three trick-or-treaters are sure to be the best dressed tonight - check them out: Josh Keen, 17, of
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The Economy and Small Businesses

CNN Money is reporting that U.S. economic activity fell in the third quarter, another warning sign of a recession. The GDP, the broadest measure of the nation's economy, fell at
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Durable Goods Orders Up

Yahoo News is reporting that an unexpected gain on large manufacturing goods is adding to the optimism on Wall Street just a day after an over 800 point rise in
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Looking on the Bright Side

“Recession” doesn’t necessarily have to be a dirty word – in fact, it can actually benefit a company in the long run. By providing the chance to implement new processes,
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An Alternative to Solder?

A new nanotube-based dry adhesive has been created to replace solder in circuit-board assembly. The adhesive, which has very high electrical and thermal conductivity, models its sticking power on
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Friday's Find: Random Facts

Looking for some interesting facts to share at your next industry event or dinner party? Check out the Mental Floss Amazing Fact Generator. Not only will you find out
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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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Handbook of Sealant Technology

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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ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 


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