Aerospace Category

Five Types of Adhesives Forecast to be the Most Dominant and Why

A recent ASI Magazine article cited that the adhesive and sealant market is expected to exceed $40 billion and $9.5 billion respectively by 2023. With high consumption in industries such as packaging and construction, this market continues to innovate in conjunction with each industry. Let’s take a closer look at five types of adhesives and …

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How Adhesives Help Boost Sustainability Across All Markets

In recent years, various industrial markets have responded government pressures to address top environmental concerns. Let’s take a look at these concerns and the role adhesives play in boosting sustainability across all markets. Concern #1: Increase Fuel Efficiency The automotive, general transportation and aerospace markets in particular have faced pressures to improve fuel efficiency, lowering CO2 …

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November 7, 2016 - Aerospace Assembly Automotive

Types of Film Adhesives and When to Use Each One

Film adhesives consist of a thin layer of adhesive supported on a removable backing. These adhesives are high-performance bonding agents supplied in convenient, easy-to-use forms. The combination of performance and handling convenience has lead to their growing popularity across a range of markets, including: Aerospace Automotive Assembly Film adhesives offer various benefits: Uniform and consistent …

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October 27, 2016 - Aerospace

FAR 25.853 and What it Means for Adhesives

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has developed FAR 25.853, a testing process used to determine aircraft interior materials’ flame resistance. While the FAA outlines various criteria within the test to ensure safe materials are used in aircraft manufacturing, it doesn’t mention adhesives’ role in these materials. Let’s review what FAR 25.853 is and discuss what …

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