Articles by Dave Dunn Ph.D.

Ask Dr. Dave: July 2012

July 2, 2012

We have been using epoxy adhesives for many years in our assembly operations for metals and plastics. However, one of our suppliers is trying to convince us to try his polyurethanes. How do these adhesives compare to other engineering adhesives?


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Novel Curing

June 1, 2012

An emerging technology may allow adhesives in opaque substrates to be cured by UV or visible light. 


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Ask Dr. Dave: June 2012

June 1, 2012

We manufacture an optical reader camera that attaches to gas, electric and water meter registers (digital display). We currently use a peel-off tape to bond the plastic reader to the plastic meter. 


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Ask Dr. Dave: May 2012

May 1, 2012

 Question: We use two-component epoxies in our metal bonding operations. Although the adhesives work well, we find it frustrating to have to handle two components and make sure that they are mixed thoroughly and in the correct proportions. Can you recommend a one-component adhesive that could do the same job? 


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Ask Dr. Dave

March 19, 2012
QUESTION: We want to bond aluminum to several thermoplastics and thermosets for an outdoor application that could experience both high and low temperatures. What types of adhesives should we consider?
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March 1, 2012
Adhesives and sealants troubleshooting tips from Dr. Dave Dunn.
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February 1, 2012
Adhesive and sealant troubleshooting tips from Dr. Dave Dunn.
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January 1, 2012
Adhesive and sealant troubleshooting tips from Dr. Dave Dunn.
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December 1, 2011
Adhesives and sealants troubleshooting tips from Dr. Dave Dunn.
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November 1, 2011
Adhesives and sealants troubleshooting tips from Dr. Dave Dunn.
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