Articles by Gary Ainsworth

Gary Ainsworth

As the Director of Operations at Appli-Tec, Gary Ainsworth is responsible for all business unit manufacturing operations, supply chain, process development and engineering, facilities and maintenance, as well as production quality assurance and calibration.

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.

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.

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.

Super smart adhesive info for engineers by engineers.

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