Automotive Category

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 19, 2018 - Automotive

Automotive Body in White (BIW) and a Smart Solution

As megatrends for improved fuel efficiency and lightweighting grow, the automotive body in white (BIW) market does as well. Gain insight into what BIW is, certain trends and the smart solution for it. What is BIW? Body in white refers to the stage in automotive manufacturing when a car’s sheet metal components are welded together. …

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March 7, 2018 - Automotive

Smart Automotive Door Panel Adhesives

Automotive door panels have evolved over the years to include innovative speakers, airbags, lightings and controls. As adhesives are used more in door panel assembly, gain insight into two considerations to make and smart adhesive options. Temperature Resistance Larger sunroofs increase the amount of UV light entering car interiors, which in turn increases temperature levels. This …

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Bostik and Arkema Growing Manufacturing Management

A leading adhesive and sealant supplier for over 125 years, Bostik is known worldwide for innovative products and cutting-edge solutions in the industrial, construction and consumer markets. Since becoming an Arkema company in 2015, its presence in the industry has only grown. Yet its values remain the same. With an emphasis on fostering employee growth …

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