Michael Gzybowski concentrates his practice on patent prosecution, providing support for patent litigation and counseling clients on patentability, infringement and validity issues, and licensing agreements.
In my 30 years as a senior materials engineering manager with Navistar International, a truck and engine OEM, conventional automotive and truck body manufacturing plants predominantly used 1K epoxy structural adhesives due to their superior bonding performance and manufacturing-friendly properties.
We’re all about materials in this issue with our annual Raw Materials, Chemicals, Polymers and Additives Handbook, which includes definition/use information for key products, as well as supplier details.
I work in the technical department developing coatings based on various polymer backbones. I am familiar with typical polyurethane raw materials, but have recently become aware of polyaspartic coatings. Could you provide an overview of this technology?
Anyone who has read even a few of my previous columns knows I have a cynical streak. I could blame it on my 30 years spent in Washington, D.C., but I suspect I’ve always been a “glass half empty” sort of guy. However, I have now seen that miracles can happen and I have to believe what took place in the Senate with the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) reform bill just before year’s end qualifies.
Electronic devices are everywhere nowadays,―from the touchscreen checkout monitors at the local library and grocery store to car dashboard navigation systems and communications―applications that we wouldn’t have dreamed could exist just a couple decades ago.