What are the advantages and disadvantages of wind energy?

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In this article we explore the advantages and disadvantages of wind energy. Wind energy: a step towards a more sustainable energy model Wind energy is one of the most common forms of renewable energies used on the planet. A commitment to this type of energy implies supporting a sustainability-based change in our current energy model. … Read moreWhat are the advantages and disadvantages of wind energy?

What is wind energy and how does it work?

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In this article we explore what wind energy is, how it’s obtained, and the different types of wind turbines currently used. A guide to understanding wind energy: Definition, operation and types What is wind energy? Wind energy is obtained from the conversion of the kinetic energy of masses of air into the mechanical energy of … Read moreWhat is wind energy and how does it work?

Composite bonding adhesives for lightweight vehicle construction

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To meet government legislation on carbon emissions, OEM’s are increasingly selecting composite materials for lightweight vehicle construction and to reduce vehicle emissions. Structural adhesives have been proven to be the best bonding method for composites where they enable composites to be bonded to coated metals, whilst maintaining the integrity of the fibre composite part. BETAFORCE™ … Read moreComposite bonding adhesives for lightweight vehicle construction

Silicone Solution for the Energy Industry

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High thermal stability and oxidation resistance – good electrical properties over a wide temperature range  Environmentally safe – classified as non-hazardous and non-halogenated and with no additives Higher fire point and lower heat release rate  Highly compatible with electrical insulating materials  Xiameter

DuPont launches new brand identity

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DowDuPont had announced in February 2018 that its Speciality Products Division will be called DuPont when it becomes an independent, publicly traded company, which is expected by June 2019. The new DuPont will deliver specialised customer solutions across four segments: Electronics & Imaging, Nutrition & Biosciences, Safety & Construction, and Transportation & Advanced Polymers. As … Read moreDuPont launches new brand identity

Introducing Araldite 2050 & 2051

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Huntsman Advanced Materials have launched two new MMA adhesives; Araldite 2050 and Araldite 2051. Both are rapid curing MMA adhesives and are designed to speed up bonding operations under cold temperatures, under water, saltwater and humidity. Araldite 2050 can cure at extremely low temperatures from -20°C and Araldite 2051 can cure at temperatures from 0°C … Read moreIntroducing Araldite 2050 & 2051

Huntsman Advanced Materials at JEC World 2019

Huntsman at JEC 2019

Huntsman Advanced Materials will be exhibiting at JEC World 2019 from the 12th – 14th March.  This year’s theme ‘Making a Material Difference through Chemistry’ will focus on the range of composites and polyurethane resins, adhesives and syntactics technologies for automotive, aerospace and industrial applications. From concept and design, through to maintenance and repair, Huntsman will … Read moreHuntsman Advanced Materials at JEC World 2019

What you need to know about UL Classifications?

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UL classifications are used across many industries, however what does the classification mean for customers. What does UL stand for? Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is a leading independent organisation which tests and certifies product safety. Every year the company examines over 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems. Why are UL classifications important?  UL classifications … Read moreWhat you need to know about UL Classifications?

Merbenit at Bondexpo 2018

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Merz + benteli will be exhibiting the Merbenit range of products at the international trade fair, Bondexpo 2018. This year’s event takes place in Stuttgart from the 8th October to 11th October 2018. Merbenit SMP Adhesives and Sealants The Merbenit range of innovative and environmentally friendly adhesives and sealants have enabled customers to optimise and reduce manufacturing … Read moreMerbenit at Bondexpo 2018

Merbenit receives eco-bau validation

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Three Merbenit products have received the eco-bau certification; Merbenit FS30, Merbenit HS60 and Merbenit HT50. What is the eco-bau certification? The eco-bau certification is awarded to products that have a minimal impact on the environment. Construction products are tested and evaluated using the eco-construction methodology and given a classification of eco-1, eco-2 or basis. Products … Read moreMerbenit receives eco-bau validation