News - 1 Apr 2009
Waterborne raw materials for coatings and adhesives take center stage on the stand presented by Bayer MaterialScience AG and its Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties (CAS) Business Unit at the European...
News - 18 Nov 2008
Chemists can learn from some shellfish. Mussels, for example, produce an adhesive that sticks strongly to metal and stone, even under water. Chemists have reproduced the protein responsible for this...
News - 10 Sep 2008
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are continuing their march toward creating a synthetic, gecko-like adhesive, one sticky step at a time. Their latest milestone is the first...
News - 19 Jul 2007
Geckos are remarkable in their ability to scurry up vertical surfaces and even move along upside down. Their feet stick but only temporarily, coming off of surfaces again and again like a sticky note....
News - 30 Jun 2007
NaturalNano, Inc., a materials science company, today announced the successful formulation and testing of adhesives and protective coatings using high loadings of halloysite nanotubes (HNTTM) in a...
News - 19 Jun 2007
Mimicking the agile gecko, with its uncanny ability to run up walls and across ceilings, has long been a goal of materials scientists. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the...
Released this spring, the Nanoscepter is a machine which places a coating on materials which repels water, oil, and other adhesive materials. For example, A regular teflon coated frypan undergoes a...
News - 29 Jun 2007
Dow Corning Electronics has introduced two new members of its family of lid-seal materials for flip-chip semiconductor packages. One offers a two-fold improvement in cure rate, and another is...
News - 18 Aug 2009
Scientists have copied the natural glue secreted by a tiny sea creature called the sandcastle worm in an effort to develop a long-sought medical adhesive needed to repair bones shattered in...
Article - 30 Nov 2017
Adhesive forces are important for everyday consumer goods. Even tape, memo note, or glue, adhesive strength and longevity determines users' experience.