Aerospace Category


December 15, 2015 - Aerospace

Composites Transform Airplane Manufacturing

Airplane manufacturing has soared since the days of Sir George Cayley’s “fixed-wing flying machine” and the Wright brothers’ first fully practical airplane. Nowadays, roughly eight million people fly daily to an increased number of new destinations, according to the International Air Transport Association. Airplane designers are using composites to adapt to this ever-growing demand, the …

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December 8, 2015 - Aerospace

Bostik Adapts to Ever-Changing Direction of Aerospace Composites

This past summer, Bostik took its brand to the skies, demonstrating that when it comes to adhesive innovation and improvement within the aerospace industry, the company always is moving upward. A partner in the aerospace industry for over 50 years, Bostik has developed numerous adhesive solutions designed specifically for aircraft applications. During that time, the …

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Benefits to Using Adhesives in Product Manufacturing

According to PCI Magazine, the U.S. demand for adhesives and sealants is expected to increase 2.8% per year to 6.4 billion pounds in 2019, valued at $12.8 billion. In applications historically dominated by metal fasteners, adhesives now are taking their place. So, what benefits would your company see in its manufactured products by switching from …

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October 25, 2015 - Aerospace

Finding Value in a SMART Alternative

In our recent post, The Versatility of Web Adhesives, we shared a basic profile of Bostik’s web adhesives and described the benefits of these converted products. Web adhesives have been part of Bostik’s portfolio for many years, alongside liquid, hot melt, and film products. Because of the uniqueness of the web products offered by Bostik, …

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