Adhesives and sealants have tremendous opportunities not only in the day-to-day bonding and sealing of products we come into contact with, but in larger-scale projects as well. This month’s cover story, “Replicating History,” examines how the Spitfire Heritage Trust was able to successfully build an exact, full-sized all-fiberglass replica of the iconic WWII Battle of Britain Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB from scratch.
A full-size composite replica of the Spitfire fighter aircraft was built using Scott Bader materials.
February 1, 2017
The Spitfire Heritage Trust recently completed a major project, successfully building an exact, full-sized all-fiberglass replica of the iconic WWII Battle of Britain Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB (Type 359) from scratch. Designed by Reginald Mitchell and produced from 1938-1948 at Supermarine Aviation where Mitchell was employed as an engineer, the original Spitfire fighter-interceptor was the first all-metal stressed-skin aircraft.
William (Bill) Allmond became president of the Adhesive and Sealant Council Inc. (ASC) in August 2016, after serving as vice president of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates for 10 years. Here, he discusses what he brings to the ASC, as well as his plans for 2017 and beyond.
New technologies and trends will be discussed in Atlanta at this year’s ASC Annual Spring Convention and Expo.
February 1, 2017
From April 3-5, experts from across the adhesive and sealants industry will come together at the Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) Annual Spring Convention and Expo in Atlanta. The event offers speakers, short courses, an exhibition, and multiple networking opportunities for industry experts, clients, end users, and researchers to interact.
The start of a new year is an optimal time to look to the past and make plans for the next 12 months. Here at ASI, we are constantly looking for new and more efficient ways to bring you the content you rely on.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletter and social media platforms.
How one adhesives manufacturer is practicing sustainable management in packaging applications.
November 3, 2016
Industrial adhesives manufacturer DELO has long gone its own way in terms of optimized and sustainable packaging and shipping of adhesives. Thanks to its packaging and logistics concept, which is being constantly revised, the company was awarded second place in the Responsible Care Competition held by the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI).