There's a full schedule of technical conferences, and fifty exhibitors will
show their wares
The Adhesive and Sealant Council will open its annual conference April 18 in
Cleveland with a full schedule of technical conferences on major engineering
Among speakers will be Dr. Marilyn Black, CEO and chief scientist of Air
Quality Sciences, Inc. Her topic: "Sustainable Building Practices for Achieving
healthy Indoor Environments." An expert on characterizing indoor air pollutants,
she will discuss technical issues around the subject of using low-emitting
products as adhesives.
Among other topics at the two-day conference:
* Surface Modification of Metal Oxides: Increasing the Strength of Epoxy
Bonding to Metal Oxides. Speaker will be Eric Bruner, of CRG Chemicals.
Influence of Temperature on the Tensile and Shear Properties of STPE-based
Sealants and Adhesives. The speaker will be David Dillard of the Center for
Adhesive and Sealant Science.
* Novel Moisture-Curable Epoxy/Urethane Alloys.
The speaker will be Jai Venktesan, of Cytec industries.
Register for the event at www.ascouncil.org.
In other conference news, the annual Assembly Tech Show and Conference will
take place September 28-30 at the Donald Stephens Center in Rosemont, IL. There
will be several sessions in the conference program on lean manufacturing, as
well as sessions on adhesives technologies and ultrasonic welding.
For more information, see www.atexpo.com.