Articles by Greg Duhamel

Greg Duhamel is the Engineering Lead for Appli-Tec and a chemist with 25 years experience in the adhesive industry. Data driven, he works to standardize manufacturing processes and procedures to ensure consistent product conformity.

Juan standing in front of tank Appli-Tec Reduces Carbon Footprint with Redesigned Liquid Nitrogen System
July 22, 2020

Appli-Tec installs a 3,000 gallon liquid nitrogen tank to reduce waste and weather prolonged power outages.

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.

How to Write an Adhesive Specification
September 23, 2019

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

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.

thermometer Why Temperature and Humidity Affect Your Mix
September 15, 2016

Temperature and humidity greatly affect viscosity, pot life, adhesive performance, and cured properties.

wooden-sticks Adhesive Mix Variables that Lead to Failure
September 15, 2016

Three of the more common variables of the mix process that can lead to potential failure.

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