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July 11, 2018 - Aerospace

3 Key Usage Considerations for Aircraft Interior Web Adhesives

Even as aircraft interiors continue to be reinvented, manufacturers must address governmental pressures for increased output, fuel efficiency and safety. Ideal for seating, upholstery and decorative trims, aircraft interior web adhesives are a smart way to meet these requirements while enhancing overall interior aesthetics. Take a look at three key usage considerations to achieve ideal …

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How to Increase Substrate Surface Energy

As discussed in a recent blog, low energy substrates are gaining popularity in many manufacturing processes. These substrates offer benefits, such as durability, flexibility and cost effectiveness. Yet while adhesives have been adapting to challenges that low surface energy poses, these substrates also can adjust. Take a look at certain ways to increase their surface …

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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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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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