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.
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.
Adhesives and sealants have a long history in shipbuilding and marine industries, providing protection against water, chemicals, weather, and environmental degradation. In the earliest days of seafaring, natural sealants such as pine resins were cooked down and applied liberally, requiring regular re-treatments.
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.
Solvent-based adhesives were traditionally attractive systems for both industrial users and consumers. They are low-cost systems that dry quickly and frequently give high performance, particularly on plastics where the solvents soften or dissolve the surface layers.
With a focus on the process chain of joining/bonding by means of gluing, molding, sealing, and foaming, Bondexpo offers detailed and system solutions for present and future challenges in the field of joining and bonding a broad range of materials.
Read all about packaging, from formulating packaging adhesives to choosing the best packaging option for your product. This issue also includes the 2020 Raw Materials and Chemicals Overview in this issue, so be sure to check it out!