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  1. RAMPF – Cure-On-Demand Technology For Automotive Bonding Processes

    The integration of Cure-on-Demand (CoD) technology into joining tools facilitates the fast and reliable bonding of plastic components. RAMPF Group, Inc. has developed a fully automated production cell with CoD technology for the bonding of car parts

  2. AAMA Updates Standard For Adhesive Systems Designed To Attach Simulated Divided Lite (SDL) Bars To Glass

    The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated a standard for adhesive systems designed to attach simulated divided lite (SDL) bars to glass. AAMA 813-19, Voluntary Specification and Test Methods for Adhesives Used in Simulated Divided Lite Bars, was originally released in 2011 to establish minimum performance criteria for adhesive systems used in such attachments for the fenestration industry.

  3. Bostik-Nitta JV Laid The Foundations Of Its New Adhesives Plant In Nara (Japan)

    In the presence of Vincent Legros, Chairman & CEO of Bostik, the Regional Senior Vice Presidents of Bostik and Arkema, and Nara’s officials, a Shinto ground breaking ceremony (called ‘Jichin-sai’) has been organized in order to purify the future plant under the protection of local guardian god

  4. Researchers Develop Groundbreaking Process To Study Barnacle Glue, Could Save Navy Millions

    Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory developed a new method for identifying the glue proteins that barnacles produce to adhere to ship hulls and other surfaces

  5. New Low Free Isocyanate Prepolymers For Adhesives And Sealants

    Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will attend FEICA European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and Expo from September 11 to 13. At this year’s event in Dubrovnik, Croatia, technical experts from LANXESS’s Urethane Systems business will present the latest developments on Low Free (LF) isocyanate urethane systems for adhesives, sealants and one component foams (OCF)

  6. New LOCTITE Extreme Temperature Sealants Prevent Leaks In Harshest Conditions

    Henkel has introduced LOCTITE NS 5540 and NS 5550, thermally activated sealing compounds that are specifically designed for use in high tem­perature and high-pressure environments. LOCTITE NS 5540 brushable liquid can seal flanges carrying up to 2900 psi (200 bar) steam at temperatures up to 1300°F/700°C

  7. Meridian Adhesives Group Acquires Epoxies, Etc.

    Meridian Adhesives Group ("Meridian") announced today the acquisition of Epoxies, Etc., a leading resin formulator of epoxies, urethanes and silicones

  8. Polytek® Development Corp. Announces Acquisition Of Stone Coat Countertops

    Polytek® Development Corp. ("Polytek"), a manufacturer of specialty polymers for mold making and casting applications, announced today the acquisition of Stone Coat Countertops ("Stone Coat"). Polytek is a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners

  9. UV Curing Adhesive Passes NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

    Master Bond UV10TK40M is a one part UV curable system, which is not oxygen inhibited, and can be used for bonding, sealing and coating applications. UV10TK40M is optically clear, with a refractive index of 1.55

  10. Polyglass Develops Self-Adhered Membranes For Cold Weather Application

    Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing systems, expands its self-adhered product offering with the addition of Elastoflex SA V Polar Base™ and Elastoflex SA P Polar Cap™