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  • UV LED

    Oct-01-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Tom Polischuk, packagePRINTING

    One of the technologies to watch real close is the quickly emerging use of UV LED for inks, adhesives, and coatings. At the TLMI Technical Conference early in September, Tom Hammer, product manager, narrow web for North America at Flint Group, and Greg Palm, executive VP new business development, covered the emerging technology's benefits and reviewed some beta site implementations. (...) <read more>

  • The Filtration ‘Top Ten’: What Would You Pick?

    Sep-25-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Mark Holmes, Filtration + Separation

    As part of our 50th Anniversary series of articles, I recently commissioned our longest serving contributor and filtration industry stalwart, Ken Sutherland, to select a ‘Top Ten’ of developments, events, people or indeed anything that he believed had shaped the industry over the past half-century. I did this in the full knowledge that after publication I would undoubtedly be receiving correspondence as to all the others that should never have been left out.(...) <read more>

  • Wood Adhesive Gluing Tip

    Sep-23-2013 | Comments: 1 | Posted By: Abbe Raabe

    Ensure that the substrates and glue are above the “chalk” or minimum film formation temperature of the adhesive you are using. (...) <read more>

  • Internet of Things to Come

    Sep-18-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Bill Esler, Wood Products Magazine

    As wood manufacturing machinery has become more sophisticated, it’s also become more connected – allowing manufacturing processes such as coating and gluing to be monitored from anywhere in the factory. Some machines event connect wirelessly through Blue Tooth to production servers and(...) <read more>

  • Traveling to the Trade Shows

    Sep-16-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Abbe Raabe

    For the remainder of this year, Franklin Adhesives & Polymers is crisscrossing North America as an exhibitor at close to a dozen trade shows. We think it’s important to support the trade organizations that hold them; but we also find them extremely valuable to our business.(...) <read more>

  • You're Never Too Old To Learn

    Sep-11-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Tom Polischuk, packagePRINTING

    There’s always room to learn new things. I always appreciated the importance of the extremes of the learning cycle. There's the early stages when a person learns enough to get to the point where he or she can ask questions. Then there's the expert end, best (...) <read more>


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