Current Headlines

  1. Eco-Friendly Formulations Based On Vegetable Oils

    Demand for organic products is booming. Factory farms and fields drenched in chemi-cal cocktails hold little appeal for the many consumers who prefer to see free-ranging animals in verdant pastures, eat untreated fruit and vegetables and wear clothes made of organically grown, pesticide-free cotton. It is not enough, however, merely to re-place plastic with natural materials such as wood or cork. For products to be genuinely sustainable, manufacturers must also use adhesives and paints that are made of bio-based raw materials

  2. WeCutFoam Introducing New Product, Combo 2D Vinyl Wrapped Foam Sign With 3D Objects

    WeCutFoam, a Silicon Valley fabricator of custom signs, logo, letters, props and exhibits is expanding its products line to include 2D vinyl wrapped foam signs combines with 3D protruding objects embedded

  3. NGA And IGMA Release Joint Guidelines On Use Of PIB Primary Sealant

    The National Glass Association (NGA), with the Insulating Glass Manufacturer’s Alliance (IGMA), announced recently the publication of a new jointly-produced resource for the glazing and glass products industry

  4. Toyo Ink America Expands Laminating Ink, Adhesive Lineup For Multilayer Packaging

    Toyo Ink America, LLC, a member of the Toyo Ink Group, recently announced that it has added the TOMOFLEX series of high performance polyester-type, two-component adhesives to its high-barrier packaging solutions lineup

  5. Henkel’s Recycling Program Benefits Additive Manufacturing Customers And Reinforces Commitment To Sustainability

    Henkel Corporation, a leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and functional coatings continues to build on the success of its groundbreaking Recycling Program by offering additive manufacturing customers recycling options across its Loctite brands

  6. Dual Curing Epoxy Meets Biocompatibility And Cytotoxicity Requirements

    Master Bond UV22DC80-1Med is a single component, nanosilica filled compound featuring a UV and heat curing mechanism. Not only does it pass USP Class VI tests for biocompatibility, but it also meets ISO 10993-5 for cytotoxicity, making it ideal for many applications in the medical device industry

  7. The Sticky Science Of Underwater Adhesives

    Mussels stick to rocks on the seafloor, to aquatic plants, and — to the consternation of boaters — they can hitch rides fastened to seafaring vessels no matter their composition: metals, rubber, glass, wood and more.

  8. Jowat To Showcase PUR Hot Melt Adhesives Not Subject To GHS Labelling At Techtextil 2019

    “Space for Innovation” – In line with the headline of this year’s Techtextil, the adhesives specialist from Detmold will be launching its all-purpose PUR hot melt adhesive for the automotive and textile industries

  9. UV-Curable Epoxies For Dam & Fill Applications

    The “dam & fill” process with two materials is mainly used in cases where a component needs to be protected with an optically-transparent encapsulant or if a conventional glob-top material is too viscous to flow around and underneath fine wires

  10. H.B. Fuller Unveils The Next Generation Of Adhesive Solutions For Woodworking At Ligna 2019

    Leading global adhesive provider, H.B. Fuller (NYSE: FUL) announced today that it will launch a set of new, more sustainable solutions at Ligna 2019 in Hannover, Germany, one of the world's leading trade fairs for all segments of Woodworking business