When anticipating using adhesives in structural bonding, a common need is developing the testing protocol to demonstrate bonded system effectiveness. While pressure-sensitive tapes are used in structural joining, this discussion will focus on liquid, paste, and film adhesives in structural joints.
Three groups from ACC continue to lead the work with OSHA: the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI); and the Diisocyanates (DII) and Aliphatic Diisocyanates (ADI) panels.
October 13, 2020
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently signed the renewal of the ACC OSHA Alliance, which continues to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces operating with diisocyanate chemicals along the polyurethane value chain.
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.
The ASC Virtual Convention and EXPO will offer a co-located short course, live keynote speakers, dozens of education sessions, an interactive exhibition, and many networking opportunities.
October 8, 2020
The global COVID-19 pandemic has made it challenging for the industry to come together at traditional trade shows, meetings, and other events. The ongoing crisis and evolving safety guidelines prompted The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) to pivot multiple times throughout the year, ultimately developing a Virtual Convention and EXPO that will be held November 4-6.
Members of group management and Sika experts explained how trends such as innovation, digitalization, renovation, and sustainability are opening up opportunities for the company to gain market share during the COVID-19 crisis.
October 8, 2020
At the recent Sika Capital Markets Day 2020 held in Zurich, CEO Paul Schuler confirmed the group’s strategic targets.