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Augmenting the Automotive Aftermarket

Automotive aftermarket repair solutions.
Posted 06/25/2019 by Dr. Knut Göke, Head of Product Management and New Business Development for Engineering Adhesives in EIMEA

Are you looking to solve common automotive aftermarket issues? Adhesives can improve conventional processes, replace bulky after effects of punching and folding, and open up the door for lighter weight designs.

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Use of Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) for Safety in Automobiles

Sensing systems for ADAS adhesives from H.B. Fuller.
Posted 03/20/2019 by Tom Skoogman, Global Key Accounts Manager, Automotive Electronics

The global Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) market is poised to see a compound annual growth rate of 18.1 percent in the coming years. Learn more about how H.B. Fuller’s adhesives and sealants for ADAS are designed to provide a more responsive driving experience.

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With Electric Vehicles, Adhesive Makers Can’t Stick to Their Old Ways

Woman charging an electric vehicle.
Posted 01/04/2019 by Adam Turner, DirectIndustry E-Magazine

Article excerpts from Adam Turner’s article originally published by DirectIndustry e-magazine.  As electric vehicles present new manufacturing and operational challenges compared to traditional combustion engines, automotive adhesive makers can’t afford to stick to their old ways. “Electric vehicle designers often favor adhesives over mechanical fasteners in order to shed weight, as every gram impacts a vehicle’s range,” says Matt McGreevy, global marketing a...

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Creating Value with CILBOND® One-Coat Bonding Systems

Dennis Joseph from H.B. Fuller has over 20 years of experience in the rubber and automotive industries.
Posted 10/04/2018 by Nathan Whitford, Global Product Manager CILBOND®

Dennis Joseph has over 20 years of experience in the rubber and automotive industries, having worked in a variety of areas including product development, production, technical service, and supply chain. As the technical service manager of CILBOND® at the H.B. Fuller Michigan Center facility, Dennis oversees application development, technical customer support, and product launch testing and trials. He also has the opportunity to interact directly with customers in the United States and Canad...

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Wetting Envelope as a Tool for Maximizing Bond Strength

Wetting Envelope as a Tool for Maximizing Bond Strength
Posted 08/20/2018 by Matt McGreevy, Global Marketing and Product Manager, Engineering Adhesives

In recent years, to reduce vehicle weights and material costs, manufacturers of automotive are more frequently using polyolefins, which have lower surface energy than alternative plastics such as polycarbonate and Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS). This trend has made choosing adhesives and surface treatments particularly challenging for the automotive industry. H.B. Fuller is committed to engaging with customers in the early phases of material selection and manufacturing process devel...

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