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SCOTT BADER: Methacrylate Structural Adhesive

Crestabond® M1-04 is a new rapid bonding 10:1 ratio primerless methacrylate structural adhesive.
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UV LED Curing Technology

UV LED curing is fast becoming an accepted, user-friendly technology for a variety of manufacturing processes.

UV LED curing refers to a technique that uses “energy” output from the light emitting diodes (LEDs) in the ultraviolet (UV) spectrum to treat coatings, adhesives, inks and other UV-curable materials.


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Ask Dr. Dave: How can we ensure that UV-curable adhesives are always fully cured?

Dave Dunn's March 2014 column.

 One never gets a full 100% cure of these thermoset systems at relatively low temperatures because molecular mobility goes down dramatically as the adhesive increases in viscosity during curing. 


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HENKEL CORP.: Retaining Compounds

This company has developed two Loctite anaerobic retaining compounds.
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3M Reports Record Fourth Quarter Sales

3M recently reported fourth quarter earnings of $1.62 per share, an increase of 14.9% compared to the fourth quarter of 2012.
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SCIGRIP: Acrylic Adhesive

PPX5 is a new acrylic-based adhesive that can reportedly bond polyolefin substrates with little to no surface preparation or primers required.
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NORDSON EFD: Spray Valve

The new 781S spray valve reportedly enables precise and consistent application of medium-viscosity oils, grease, reagents, marking inks, and adhesive activators.
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DOE Announces $50 Million for New Vehicle Technologies R&D

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz recently announced nearly $50 million to accelerate research and development of new vehicle technologies.
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LORD Names Ellsworth Adhesives Distributor of the Year

LORD Corp. recently announced it has named Ellsworth Adhesives as its Product Assembly Adhesives Division Distributor of the Year for 2013.
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DOE Announces $2 Million in Funding for Taller Wind Energy Towers

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced $2 million intended to help efficiently harness wind energy using taller towers.
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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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