Articles by Dave Dunn Ph.D.

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February 1, 2009
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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January 1, 2009
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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December 1, 2008
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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November 1, 2008
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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October 1, 2008
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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September 1, 2008
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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July 31, 2008
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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July 1, 2008
In his July 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses fire-retardant adhesives and the necessary approvals for sealants used on pipes carrying potable water.

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June 1, 2008
In his June 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses label adhesives and the history and chemistry of anaerobic adhesives.
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May 1, 2008
In his May 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses the best adhesive for laminating bamboo panels and low-odor RTV silicone options.
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