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June 22, 2018 - Aerospace Assembly Automotive

4 Tips for Proper Film Adhesive Selection

Film adhesives are a versatile bonding option across many markets, including aerospace, automotive and assembly. Offering uniform adhesion and customized width, film adhesives can also impart flame retardancy while reducing material waste, making them a popular choice for many applications. Find out what to consider when choosing a film adhesive for your needs. 1. Application …

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June 21, 2018 - Window & Door

Insulating Glass Market Growth Drivers

According to Grand View Research, the global insulating glass market is forecast to reach $4.26 billion by 2025. Gain insight into market growth drivers and why it’s important to consider using insulating glass in your window designs. Growth Driver #1: Energy Efficiency As global pressure for energy efficient buildings gains momentum, insulating glass units (IGUs) …

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June 20, 2018 - Automotive

Why Consider Automotive Hot Melt Adhesives for Car Assembly

Given governmental pressures to reduce solvent use, carmakers are moving away from solvent-based adhesives for automotive assembly and turning toward hot melts. While not commonly used in the past, hot melt adhesives are quickly becoming the solution of the future. Find out key benefits these solutions bring to the automotive assembly process and why you …

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Troubleshooting Two Common Hot Melt Adhesive and Equipment Problems

In a recent blog, we discussed hot melt adhesive application methods and variables to consider. Now, let’s look at troubleshooting two common hot melt adhesive problems: charring and stringing. Hot Melt Adhesive Charring in Reservoirs Char is comprised of burned particles that result from the thermal degradation of organic substances. This can include: Certain adhesives …

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