Articles by Dave Dunn Ph.D.

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Question: We are looking for a pressure-sensitive adhesive to bond to a 50-durometer silicone rubber. What do you recommend? Answer: The highest performing adhesives for this application are silicone-based pressure-sensitive
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Question: I would like your comments on the most cost- effective way to replace an electrically conductive solder joint. I would like this to be a field operation under normal
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Question: With all their flammability and health issues, do I have to continue to use solvent-based adhesives for my packaging applications? I hear a lot about water-based alternatives, but
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Question: I make both thermoplastic and thermoset plastic parts, and I want to start using structural adhesives to bond pieces prior to supplying my customers. Should I be aware
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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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Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

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2015 May

You won't want to miss our May issue, with a special packaging-focused Adhesives at Work section, as well as coverage of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs), biorenewable feedstocks, and more!

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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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