General Transportation Category

Avoid Hot Melt Adhesive Degradation During Downtime

In today’s manufacturing industry, a high original equipment effectiveness (OEE) percentage is crucial to a company’s success. According to Ignition, an OEE of 85% is considered world-class performance. However, downtime is unavoidable at times. For example, during holidays, breaks and scheduled maintenance, the equipment line must be stopped. While planned downtime doesn’t as negatively impact …

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How Bostik Addresses Climate Change: Part One

The sustainability megatrend continues to drive change in terms of raw materials, supply chains and minimizing environmental impact. Bostik embraces sustainability and actively promotes it with our products and business processes. The following are just a few ways Bostik contributes to sustainability: Nitrogen Blanketing In the past, an industry standard had been to apply an …

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Understanding Hot Melt Polyamide Adhesives

Markets and Markets cites that the global hot melt adhesives market is projected to be worth $9.64 billion by 2020. With applications in several markets including packaging, filtration, assembly and automotive, it’s understandable why hot melt adhesives are growing in popularity and demand. Let’s take a look at one type of hot melt adhesive in …

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October 16, 2017 - General Transportation

How Bostik’s Capabilities Help General Transportation OEMs

As more OEMs turn to adhesives in general transportation assembly, it’s important that the right products are chosen for their needed applications. Doing so helps in: Reducing adhesive failure Enhancing product durability and performance Improving passenger safety and comfort Yet in addition to ensuring the right general transportation adhesive product is chosen, it’s important to …

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