Bostik to Exhibit at Foam Expo North America

Bostik has announced that it will exhibit at Foam Expo North America March 26-28, 2019 in Novi, Michigan. Backed by Arkema’s expertise, the company will showcase innovative adhesives designed to meet even the most unique foam bonding application needs. In particular, Bostik’s featured solutions are ideal for textile laminating and foam bonding for automotive, aerospace and tape and …

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Understanding Lightweight Adhesive Properties

When searching for a lightweight adhesive, there are many different types available for the job. However, it’s important to understand their properties to ensure the right one is chosen. For example, there are various physical properties to consider. These include an adhesive’s level of: Cohesive strength Flexibility Damping capability Temperature resistance However, it’s also important …

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February 15, 2019 - Assembly

Why You Should Replace Plastisols with Polyamides for Oil Filter End Cap Bonding

Forecast to expand at a CAGR of 3.1% through 2026, oil filters are seeing rising demand in the automotive market. As manufacturers look to increase output without increasing costs, it’s important they consider the value replacing plastisols with hot melt polyamide adhesives for filter end cap bonding can have on their processes. Improved Sustainability Polyamides …

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February 14, 2019 - General Transportation

Why Your RV Exterior Bonding Applications Need SMP

As RV manufacturers look for ways to reduce production costs without compromising quality, silyl modified polymer (SMP) technology can help for exterior bonding. Formulated with both adhesive and sealant capabilities, SMP is ideal for the following adhesive applications: Composite skin-to-core bonding Sidewall and floor panel bonding Windshield bonding Gain insight into how SMP bonding helps …

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