The methods for dispensing adhesives, epoxies, grease, silicone, oils, sealants, and a multitude of other assembly fluids cover a wide spectrum of techniques—from manual applications like squeeze bottles, toothpicks, and hand-plunger syringes to semi-automated tabletop dispensing robots. Each dispensing method presents unique challenges as manufacturers attempt to scale the sophistication of their fluid dispensing processes to meet requirements for quality, volume throughput, and cost efficiency.
Ultraviolet (UV) light-emitting diode (LED) curing technology offers significant advantages compared to traditional mercury UV curing. As a result, adhesive bonding, sealing, and coating processes in factory assembly lines are rapidly upgrading to UV LED curing technology.
The U.S. Partnership for Assured Electronics was established in 2020 with a mission to ensure the U.S. government has access to resilient and trusted electronics supply chains.
March 2, 2021
The U.S. Partnership for Assured Electronics (USPAE) is inviting electronics manufacturers and related companies to participate in its programs, highlighting the opportunities to collaborate with industry peers and the U.S. government.
Henkel will leverage services from NC State’s Packaging Research in Electronic Energy Systems (PREES) lab facilities as part of the agreement.
March 2, 2021
Henkel and North Carolina State University's Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management (FREEDM) Systems Engineering Research Center recently announced a new partnership agreement designed to study the impact of materials technology on power electronics applications.
Attendees will have opportunities to evaluate the latest technologies, connect with potential business partners, learn the latest process improvement techniques to streamline their operation, and much more.
February 12, 2021
Registration is open for the ASSEMBLY Show, which will return in person to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., October 24-26, 2021.
Life during COVID-19 has brought about issues that many of us never envisioned back in early March. On top of innumerable personal challenges, many of our businesses have seen true upheavals. Operating with uncertainty is always difficult, but today’s environment of constant change, ambiguity, and even conflict can lead to especially problematic decision making.
The ASSEMBLY Show is virtual this year—early access began in August, the event is being held October 27-28, and on-demand login opportunities will last through June 2021.
October 12, 2020
Organizers of The ASSEMBLY Show have reimagined the event in a new accessible way due to ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Attendees’ virtual tickets enable access to the online portal October 27-28, 2020, as well as early access that began in August and on-demand login availability through June 2021.
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.