Advanced sealants and adhesives in vehicle assembly effectively and safely address key applications that have traditionally employed mechanical fasteners while adding design freedom to today's modern vehicles.
Transportation has evolved tremendously over the last century. From horse and buggy to steam power, the internal combustion engine, multi-speed powertrains, and the latest push for hybrids and electrification—the way things move has changed tremendously.
The division will reportedly provide the electric vehicle market with products such as thermally conductive potting compounds and adhesives, potting and encapsulating compounds, UL-listed 94 V-O potting compounds, UV-curable coatings and adhesives, and circuit and assembly adhesives.
September 25, 2020
Meridian Adhesives Group recently announced that its Electronics Division will begin serving the electric vehicle (EV) market with custom solutions.
The consortium reportedly provides a framework for cooperation and coordination among federal agencies having a stake in developing advanced battery technology and establishing a domestic supply of lithium batteries.
September 21, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Commerce (DOC), Department of Defense (DoD), and Department of State recently launched the Federal Consortium for Advanced Batteries (FCAB) to accelerate the development of a robust, secure, domestic industrial base for advanced batteries.
The bonding study was performed in collaboration with Superior Felt & Filtration at the Avery Dennison Performance Tapes Painesville Innovation Center, an ISO 17025-certified facility.
September 1, 2020
Avery Dennison Performance Tapes recently released the first in a series of bonding studies that the company reports will make it easier for converters to evaluate the performance of Avery Dennison Core Series™ portfolio adhesive products with commonly used materials.
DuPont’s BETASEAL X2500 was named a runner-up, while its BETAMATE 1640 was named a finalist.
August 12, 2020
DuPont recently announced that it has received finalist and runner-up designations in the 2020 Altair Enlighten Award competition, an awards program in the automotive industry dedicated to vehicle lightweighting.
The economic toll of the global COVID-19 pandemic is vast and ongoing. According to Bill Allmond, president of The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC), member companies have experienced varying degrees of difficulty, and those difficulties have likely evolved over the course of the crisis.