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December 21, 2021 - Aerospace

4 Ways the Right Adhesive Improves Your Skin to Core Composites

Skin to core composites are used in many aircraft interior applications, such as overhead bins, galley walls and ceiling panels. In addition to delivering mechanical strength, dimensional stability and low heat release, these structures are lightweight and help manufacturers meet weight reduction requirements. Given their important role in aircraft interior construction, it’s a good idea …

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6 Easy Hot Melt Tank Preventive Maintenance Tips

Hot melt adhesives offer versatility, robustness, durability and flexibility. As a result, they are a common go-to adhesive choice for many applications. However, if not properly maintained, they can cause manufacturing issues and downtime. Follow these preventive maintenance steps to avoid hot melt tank problems before they happen. When using a melt tank, periodically verify …

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November 15, 2021 - Aerospace

Four Ways Adhesives Lower Aircraft Manufacturing Costs

Manufacturing processes of aircraft are changing due to numerous changes to the industry in recent years, and it’s making OEMs take a closer look at how they can reduce spending. As manufacturers look for areas to save on their production and operations, they should consider the four ways adhesives can reduce costs: 1. Switching to …

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May 4, 2021 - Aerospace

Are Your Aircraft Interiors Ready for End of Life?

As sustainability pressures rise across markets, it’s become increasingly important to determine how to handle aircraft interior components at the aircraft’s end of life. While traditionally not a top concern, this has become especially imperative as more aircraft are now being retired. With as many as 12,000 predicted in upcoming years, according to Aircraft Fleet …

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