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One Part Epoxy has Low CTE

Adhesive EP13LTE Passes NASA Low Outgassing Well suited for structural bonding applications, EP13LTE offers excellent adhesion to dissimilar substrates and has a stellar physical strength profile. This NASA low outgassing approved system is easy to use, doesn’t require mixing, and has an unlimited working life at room temperature. It also features high temperature resistance, dimensional stability and is able to withstand 1,000 hours at 85°C/85% RH. Read…

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In Pursuit of Operational Excellence

When I began my career in the chemical industry, my company’s initiatives impressed and intrigued me. The leadership would lay out our direction and focus, as well as the metrics by which we would measure success in the coming year. Eventually, I came to understand that, even with the push to improve profitability through various company initiatives, it makes good business sense to not lose sight of the measurable basics.

Switzerland Looking in the Woods for Adhesives

Researchers in Switzerland are showing promising results for tannins extracted from native tree bark becoming a renewable alternative in producing adhesives and composite materials.