Materials Handling/Processing

Articles and news related to the handling and processing of raw materials and chemicals.

ARTICLES

Strategic Solutions: Surface Treatment - A Formulator's Friend for Adhesives, Sealants and Coatings

A well-chosen and implemented solution allows manufacturers—and their customers—to focus on the next challenge.
By James (Jim) E. Swope
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As a supplier, imagine knowing that almost any material was bondable. How much more productive would your work be if you could focus on such factors as environmental resistance, structural strength or cure speed?


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ROSS: Agitated Vessels

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This company offers custom agitated vessels with silicone heating blanket for processes that cannot accommodate the conventional jacket.
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Fluid Research Certified to ISO 9001

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Fluid Research Ltd. recently announced it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification.
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Fluid Research Relocates, Expands

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Fluid Research Ltd. recently announced it has moved to new upgraded and expanded premises at Park Farm Industrial Estate, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.
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BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING: Rheology Guide

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This company has updated its “More Solutions to Sticky Problems” guide.
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Case Study: A Speedy Solution for Glue Extender Production

A rotary batch mixer helps in the efficient production of wheat flour for glue extenders.
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Since 1982, Idaho Milling and Grain has produced wheat flour in a process that involves measuring, milling, and mixing. The industrial-grade wheat flour is then formulated into a glue extender for the wood products industry.


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Mixing and Dispersing Silicones

Proper care during the mixing process ensures that time and energy input is minimized while the utility of the formulation is optimized.
By Stephanie Shira
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When producing a new adhesive or sealant product, the formulation must first be worked out.


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ROSS: Storage Vessels

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Storage vessels from this company are custom-built to meet specifications for pressure, temperature, material of construction, cover design, discharge assembly and access ports.
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ASHBY CROSS CO.: Mix and Dispense Valve

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An electrically driven dynamic mix and dispense valve is now available for mixing low- to medium-viscosity adhesives.
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Sneeringer Named General Manager, Custom Milling & Consulting

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Custom Milling & Consulting Inc. recently announced that John Sneeringer has been appointed general manager.
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EVENTS

ICE USA 2015

2/10/15
OCCC
Orlando, FL
United States

Join several thousand converting professionals from nearly 50 countries who will come together in Orlando, Florida, February 10-12, 2015, to see all the latest converting machinery and technologies on display from over 350 leading suppliers.

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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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2014 September

Our September issue features articles focusing on high-tech applications and raw materials, as well as a preview of the ASC Fall Convention and Expo. Check it out today!

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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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