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Expert from LORD Corporation to Present Paper on Bonding of Polyurethanes at PMA Event

Published on 2012-04-06. Author : SpecialChem

CARY, NC -- LORD Corporation, a global leader in developing rubber-to-metal bonding adhesives for industrial and automotive markets - has announced that Jeff Means, Technical Service Representative, will present a whitepaper at the Polyurethane Manufacturers Association (PMA) Processing Techniques Seminars (PTS) prior to their annual meeting.

Held in New Orleans, La. at Sheraton New Orleans from Sunday, April 21 through Tuesday, April 24, the event is designed for members of the polyurethane industry. The PTS will occur at the same location on Saturday, April 21 through Sunday, April 22. The PTS are in-depth, hands-on education courses on the techniques of the cast urethane industry. These seminars are held every two years.

Means will present his paper on Saturday, April 21 at 10:45 a.m. The title of the presentation is "Adhesives for Bonding Polyurethane: A Process Review" and it will address the bonding of polyurethanes to various substrates during the curing process of the polyurethane. The presentation will include such topics as industry terminology, surface preparation, bonding agent selection, bonding agent application and failure analysis.

Means is in his twenty-second year of technical service providing support for industrial and automotive customers. Responsibilities at LORD include audits, operator training, new product introduction and troubleshooting. He has made presentations at a variety of industry associations throughout the United States, Europe, China, Malaysia and India. He obtained his B.S. in General Science from Clarion University.

About LORD Corporation

Founded in 1924, LORD Corporation is a privately-held company that designs, manufactures and markets mechanical devices and electromechanical systems to control vibration, motion and noise; formulates, produces and sells general purpose and specialty adhesives, coatings and electronic materials; and develops products and systems utilizing magnetically responsive technologies. With headquarters in Cary, N.C., and sales in excess of $720MM, LORD has manufacturing in nine countries and offices in more than 15 major business centers. LORD Corporation employs more than 2,700 worldwide.

Source: Lord Corporation

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