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Bostik — The Superman of Adhesives

In the 1978 Superman film starring Christopher Reeve, there is a moment in the climax during an earthquake where a section of train track has snapped in two. The fasteners used to keep those rails connected have shattered – the mechanical fasteners have failed beyond repair. And worse yet, there is a train on a …

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Running the Bostik Gauntlet: Rheological Modeling

Customers want the best from the products they are buying, whether it is software, a car, food, or the adhesives we offer here at Bostik. Everything that people spend their money on is expected to be the best. As many companies are continually pushing out new versions of their materials, the testing phase of these …

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January 10, 2014 - General Transportation

Fire Retardant Adhesives In Rail Systems

Every year, fire-related accidents occur on trains in the U. S. and worldwide; between 2003 and 2008, there were 118 fire-related accidents in the U.S. alone. Thankfully, rail transportation remains one of the safest modes of passenger travel in the U. S. and these accidents are rare. Also, thankfully, when fire-related accidents have occurred on …

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December 11, 2013 - Bostik News

Commitment to Customer Excellence

At Bostik, our customers’ success is our highest priority. Keeping this commitment means we must ensure a clear channel of communication, and ready support, between our product team and the people who use those products. Enter the Technical Resource Group. As Group director, I describe our role as that of a bridge. We span the …

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