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LORD Corporation to Discuss Role of Structural Adhesives at Thermoset Resin Formulators Meeting

Published on 2011-08-25. Author : SpecialChem

J.P. Huang, Ph.D., Structural Adhesives Technology, has been selected to present a technical paper at the Thermoset Resin Formulators Association Annual Meeting.

The presentation will take place on Sept. 13 at the Crowne-Plaza Niagara-Fallsview, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Huang will present a paper entitled "Mechanical Properties of Adhesive Matrix and Their Influence on Adhesive Performance."

Huang's presentation will cover structural adhesives and their role in the automotive and industrial assembly industries. Topics will include versatility and benefits of using structural adhesive technology verses conventional mechanical fastening and welding. Two test methods, dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) and tensile testing, will be discussed as major tools for characterizing adhesive bulk properties. In addition, correlations among formulation composition, bulk properties and adhesive performance will be presented.

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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