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Ask Dr. Dave: How can we ensure that our acrylic emulsion adhesive testing results will be predictive of the stability of all package sizes?

There is no reason that a 20-g sample should behave differently from a large sample.

Dave Dunn's January 2015 column.


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Understanding Solvent Acrylic Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Systems

Solvent acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesives provide multiple performance benefits when compared to other adhesives categories.

In recent decades, pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) technology has evolved exponentially to offer converters more choices than ever to meet their application needs.


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Editor's Memo: New Year, New Look for Adhesives & Sealants Industry

Happy New Year to everyone in the adhesives, sealants and coatings industries!

Happy New Year, everyone! For many companies in the adhesives and sealants industry, 2014 was a year of renewed optimism.


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Top 10 ASI New Product Stories of 2014

Stories focused on finished adhesives were popular again this year.

Below are the year’s most-viewed new product stories on the ASI website (posted and viewed from 1/1/14 to date).


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Ask Dr. Dave: What are the best products for filling the seams after assembling acrylic countertops?

Reactive acrylic adhesives vary from surface-activated flexible adhesives to two-component adhesives.

Dave Dunn's October 2014 column.


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ELLSWORTH ADHESIVES: 3M Acrylic Adhesives

This company now offers 3M’s new Scotch-Weld low-odor acrylic adhesives.
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Improving Assembly with Fastener and Component Enhancement Materials

Adhesives, sealants and coatings have made great strides in improving the reliability of fastener systems.

The concept of using helical threaded fastening dates back many centuries. Nearly as old is the consequential search for a means of keeping these same fasteners secure until removal is required.


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Ask Dr. Dave: Why are some waterborne adhesives called latex, others called dispersions and yet others emulsions?

Dave Dunn's August 2014 column.

Many companies use different terms to disassociate their water-based adhesives from adhesives based on natural latex.


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Ask Dr. Dave: What is a good adhesive for bonding glass to metal?

Dave Dunn's May 2014 column.

 Bonding glass to metals can be done successfully, although it is often necessary to choose systems that have appropriate "adhesion promoters." 


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DOW: Acrylic Emulsion

RHOPLEX™ EZ Clean 1500 acrylic emulsion is reportedly compatible with a variety of coatings ingredients.
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EVENTS

Industry

2015 FEICA Conference & Expo

9/9/15

FEICA, the Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry, is a multinational association representing the European adhesive and sealant Industry.

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Industry

ASC Fall Convention and Expo

10/19/15
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry.

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ASC Spring Convention and Expo

4/8/16
New Orleans, LA
United States

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry.

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Industry

ASC Fall Convention and Expo

10/17/16
Indianapolis, IN
United States

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry.

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ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

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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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We're covering high-tech applications, mixer technologies, the packaging of adhesives and sealants, and more in our January 2015 issue. Don't miss it!

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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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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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