Automotive Category


June 1, 2016 - Automotive

Driverless Cars: How They Work, Their Potential Impact

According to Bloomberg Technology, driverless cars might create a $42 billion market by 2025. Once thought to be science fiction, the driverless car market is gaining traction – and fast. Let’s take a closer look at what driverless cars are and their potential initial impact: How Driverless Cars Work Driverless cars operate by using various …

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May 20, 2016 - Automotive

Growing Importance of Adhesives in Automotive: Why More OEMs are Turning to Adhesives

About 30 to 40 pounds of adhesives are used in manufacturing today’s typical vehicle, cites PR Newswire. In an industry historically dominated by welding and mechanical fasteners, adhesive use is growing at a significant rate. Let’s take a closer look at the growing importance of adhesives in automotive and the reasons why more original equipment …

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Hot Melt Adhesives: What They’re Made of, How They Work and Their Benefits

Hot melt adhesives are incredibly popular among manufacturers. From their versatility and good cost in use to their water and moisture resistance, it makes sense that Markets and Markets has predicted the hot melt adhesives market to be worth 9.64 billion by 2020. Let’s take a look at what hot melt adhesives are made of, …

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May 18, 2016 - Automotive

Direct-Glazing Adhesive Challenges and How SMP is the Industry Solution

Direct-glazing adhesives are an increasingly in demand component of automotive manufacturing. Original equipment manufacturers use these adhesives for auto glass assembly. Likewise, aftermarket repair shops need these products for auto glass replacement. However, direct-glazing adhesives are currently experiencing several challenges in the automotive adhesives market. Let’s take a look at these challenges and the industry …

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