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Adhesives and Surface Preparation as Part of Your Design
October 29, 2019

Surface preparation methods and processes for getting the most from your adhesive application.

Layers in an ultrasound probe The Use of Specialty Materials in Ultrasound Probes
October 24, 2019

How Appli-Tec uses adhesives to create materials used in specialty applications, such as ultrasound probes.

TUV-SUD header Appli-Tec Recertified
October 15, 2019

Appli-Tec has been re-certified for AS9100D and ISO 9001:2015.

September 2019 Newsletter Now Live
October 10, 2019

In this issue: tips on avoiding mix room contamination errors and a humorous adhesive story.

How to Write an Adhesive Specification
September 23, 2019

Use our interactive PDF worksheet and guide to help you create an adhesive specification.

expired-can Managing the Components in your Adhesive Mixing Room
April 25, 2019

Used in small quantities, minor components can have a disproportionate impact on an adhesive system’s performance.

thermally-conductive-adheives FAQ: Thermally Conductive Adhesives
January 29, 2018

Solve challenges with high-heat applications that thermal conductive pads can’t handle.

adhesive-viscosity-appli-tec Don’t Change Your Legacy Adhesive. Modify It!
November 3, 2017

Why thixotropy is your friend!

Calculating a Component’s Total Designed-In Cost
September 12, 2017

How a company’s product and hidden costs can soar due to mixing adhesives in-house.

adhesive-glass-beads Controlling Bond Line Thickness
September 7, 2017

Glass spheres-filled adhesives move the bond line process control from a manufacturing process to a “designed in” feature.

vacuum-degassing How Vacuum Degassing Can Contaminate Your Adhesive Mix
November 18, 2016

How vacuum degassing can introduce contaminants into your mix – often unknowingly.

adhesive-voids Why You Have Voids in Your Cured Adhesive
September 22, 2016

Mixing multi-part adhesives requires a great deal of stirring, a process that whips in a lot of air.

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