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Adhesive Education Series: Physical Properties of Adhesives

There are many different attributes to consider when looking to select a new adhesive. Our technical data sheets (TDS) provide a quick snapshot of some of our adhesives’ key physical characteristics. Our Bostik chemists are on hand to help guide you through the process of selecting the right adhesive for your application. Below you can …

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Getting technical: How SMP improves upon traditional solutions

Adhesive bonding has many advantages over mechanical fixing techniques. Bonding ensures the stress distribution in the materials is uniform. The insulating effect of the adhesive prevents contact corrosion which usually results from a difference in electrode potential. Moreover, bonding produces a more aesthetically pleasing finish, with no screws, pop rivets or other fasteners visible. Elastic …

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March 12, 2015 - General Transportation

Adhesives transforming rail car manufacturing

As in most transportation markets, the need for faster, lighter and more efficient rail cars is becoming a necessity. Rail car manufacturing is turning to new components to create lighter vehicles including glass-fiber reinforced plastic (GFRP). This new body structure has resulted in a sizable weight reduction and transformed the production process. With this kind …

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July 29, 2014 - General Transportation

Truck Cab Sealing

Bostik has nearly ten years of experience with bonding glass and sealing interiors of trucks. Our products are trusted for their speed and consistency. We are second to none when it comes to truck cab sealing to prevent any moisture from entering. We have become the best by constantly developing new, improved products that respond …

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