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How Bostik Addresses Climate Change: Part Two

In a recent blog post, we discussed three ways Bostik is addressing climate change and helping the environment. Now, take a look at more ways Bostik works to promote sustainability. Recycled Content Corrugated boxes are increasingly being made out of recycled content. Currently, the average box is made out of 47% recycled fiber, and that …

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November 9, 2017 - Building Components

Rack Testing: What it is, and How it Helps Determine Construction Sealants for a Project

In all markets, it’s important to conduct adhesive trials and tests prior to selecting a product. For the construction market in particular, contractors opt for additional testing to ensure a product can withstand environmental elements and maintain building integrity. Bostik recommends jobsite adhesion testing. However, contractors often also conduct “rack testing” on their own accord. …

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November 9, 2017 - Aerospace

Aerospace’s Adhesive Flammability Tests

According to Markets and Markets, the aerospace adhesives market is expected to be worth $2.41 billion by 2021. Used in a range of aircraft interior applications, including overhead bins, decorative laminates, galleys and seats, adhesives play an important role in: Boosting aircraft fuel efficiency Improving aircraft durability Additionally, all materials used in aircraft manufacturing, including …

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Adhesive Education Series: Understanding Types of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)

According to Markets and Markets, the pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) are projected to reach $15.76 billion by 2026. With growth in large part due to increasing end-use in packaging and transportation markets, PSAs come in several different forms and offer distinct characteristics. Gain insight into these forms and their characteristics to understand which works best …

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