March 23, 2018 - Aerospace

Bostik to Exhibit at Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX)

Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist for industrial, construction and consumer markets, announced it will exhibit for the first time at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg, Germany, April 10 – 12, 2018. Since its inception in 2000, AIX has been the world’s leading event for the aircraft interiors market, serving as an international …

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March 22, 2018 - General Transportation

Marine Adhesive Performance Indicators

According to Markets and Markets, the global marine adhesive market is expected to be worth $466.2 million by 2022. As adhesives play an important role in boat building, manufacturers should understand key performance indicators to ensure a smart solution is chosen. Viscosity When a marine adhesive’s level of viscosity for a given application is insufficient, …

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Four Reasons for Adhesive Failure

Using adhesives offers manufacturers many benefits, including: Enhanced design options Increased product durability Improved operation efficiencies Yet while today’s adhesives use advanced technologies that rarely result in bond failure, an adhesive can still sometimes fail. Take a look at the following four reasons for adhesive failure and how to avoid them: Contamination If a surface …

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March 20, 2018 - Assembly

How Mattress Adhesives Address Consumer Trends

According to Technavio, the global mattress market is set to reach $36.8 billion by 2021. From innerspring to gel-filled, mattresses are innovating to keep up with production demands and consumer preferences. Take a look at leading market trends and how mattress adhesives address them. Trend #1: Customization An overarching trend in many markets is consumer …

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