The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) will hold an educational seminar on September 23 during the Assembly Technology Expo 2003 in Rosemont, IL. This half-day Adhesives Forum will cover topics such as the bonding of low-surface-energy plastics, design requirements for bonding with tapes, advances in acrylic adhesive technology, elastic-bonding solutions for dynamic systems, and more. Visit www.ascouncil.org/meetings for more information.
NASA and Boeing developed a huge, carbon composite cryogenic fuel tank for deep space missions, and started testing it last month. The 18-ft cryotank will enable heavy-lift launch vehicles to send both humans and robots into deep space.
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