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Adhesives 101 Webinar, Part 1

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5/10/12 11:00 am to 5/10/12 1:00 pm EST

Course Details:

Webinars will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET on May 10th and May 24th ET and can be taken separately or as a two-part comprehensive course. Adhesives 101 is based on ChemQuest Group’s North American Adhesive Bonding Professional Training Course.


May 10, 2012, Part 1

Adhesive Markets

 *   How big is the adhesive and sealant market?

 *   Where are adhesives and sealants used?

 *   What are the key factors that impact the adhesives and sealant industry?


The Science of Adhesion and Adhesive Bonding

 *   What is adhesion?

 *   What are chemical bonds vs. physical interactions vs. micro-mechanical attachment?

 *   What is substrate surface tension and how does it affect adhesion?


Surface Treatments

 *   What are the requirements for creating an optimum bonded joint?

 *   How do you select a suitable surface treatment for metals? For plastics?

 *   How do primers and adhesion promoters work?


May 24, 2012, Part 2


Who Should Attend?

 *   Design engineers involved in using adhesives in the assembly of products—especially those in such industries as automotive and aerospace

 *   Nontechnical adhesives industry professionals, including sales and marketing associates who want to better understand adhesives

 *   Entry-level technical personnel wanting a comprehensive overview of adhesives


“Adhesives 101 provides the ESSENTIAL foundation of knowledge necessary for understanding the science & technology behind adhesives and the many markets and applications that benefit from their use.”

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Registration Fees:

ASC Member/End-User: $175/per day (session)  Nonmember: $225/per day (session)

For questions, contact Malinda Armstrong at (301) 986-9700 x 106 or

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