According to Feica, the Association of the European Adhesive & Sealant Industry, on 4 August 2020 a new restriction on diisocyanates was adopted by the European authorities under REACH, targeting respiratory and dermal sensitisation potentially caused by diisocyanates. The new restriction requires training prior to use for diisocyanates.
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announced that it has partnered with Industrial Market Insight to create a white paper entitled: “Adhesives and Sealants in Battery and Hybrid Electric Vehicles” to provide ASC members visibility into market opportunities and growth potential in the electric vehicle market and the value creation with adhesives in EV and BEV battery and motor applications.
By offering a new tablet-accessible spare parts catalog, KraussMaffei is giving its customers in reaction process machinery a solution that can provide a boost in efficiency in terms of maintenance. Its advantage compared to the existing desktop catalog:
Three of the leading trade associations representing the adhesives and sealants industry have collaborated to harmonise the industry’s classification manual. The 2012 ASC – CATIA – FEICA Adhesives and Sealants Classification Manual provides a common set of market definitions and product categories that can be used to represent the adhesive and sealant industry worldwide.
A new online Material Selection Guide is available from valve manufacturer DeZurik, based in Sartell, MN, USA. The web application makes it quick and easy to determine which metals or elastomers are suggested as suitable for valves in applications involving specific corrosive media, pressures, and temperatures.