As the marketplace for consumer electronics devices becomes more sophisticated, the adhesive products that hold them together have to be just as versatile and multifunctional. Consumers have demanded their devices get sleeker, more powerful, and lighter, putting demands on manufacturers.
The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council defines a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) as requiring two things: aggressive and permanent tack, and adhesion with finger pressure. This simple definition makes the concept of a PSA easy for anyone to understand.
School closings and stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19 have forced many parents around the world to become true activities directors for their households—whether they like it or not. This can be stressful for everyone involved, but I’ve been amazed at some of the ambitious projects I’ve seen families undertake over the past few months using simple household items.
Carlisle Polyurethane Systems will continue to focus on foams, surface and specialty coatings, binders, casting resins, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers.
May 28, 2020
Carlisle Construction Materials, an operating segment of Carlisle Companies Inc., recently announced that it is changing the name of its CASE business from Accella Polyurethane Systems to Carlisle Polyurethane Systems.
Made of double-sided acrylic foam, the 3M VHB tape LSE series reportedly creates a long-lasting, high-strength bond and performs well across a wide temperature range, providing a durable alternative to ultrasonic welding and other adhesion methods.
April 16, 2020
The 3M VHB tape LSE series is reportedly a fast, easy, and reliable bonding solution for low-surface-energy (LSE) substrates like polypropylene (PP), thermoplastic olefins (TPO), and thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), as well as composite materials like glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) or fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP).
According to Dow, its technologies will help enable, protect, enhance, and maintain the integrity and performance of key infrastructure systems for the 72,400-sq-m Olympic Stadium.
March 12, 2020
Serving as the main venue for the Olympic Games Tokyo 1964, Tokyo’s newly inaugurated Olympic Stadium has been reimagined for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and constructed with multiple Dow technologies.