Latest Adhesion Stories

2014-08-29 20:22:15

DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h73gdt/global_adhesion) has announced the addition of the "Global Adhesion Barriers Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h73gdt/global_adhesion ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) An adhesion barrier or anti-adhesion is a medical device implanted to minimize adhesion by...

2014-08-19 23:04:58

An Inside Look at Justick’s Electro-adhesion Technology for Use in Space Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Justick attended and presented at the NASA In-Space Technology Workshop held in July to explore the use of electro-adhesion technology in space and zero-gravity (zero-g) environments. Temporary adhesion remains a challenge in space. In most cases products such as Velcro and tapes are used to adhere objects and materials to be displayed and interacted with. Justick’s technology...

2014-08-19 08:29:20

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Anti-Adhesion Products - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Adhesion Products in US$ Thousands by the following three major Application Areas: General/Abdominal Surgery, Pelvic/Gynecological Surgery, and Other Surgical Procedures. The report provides separate...

geckos defy gravity
2014-08-13 05:18:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The uncanny ability of geckos to adhere to nearly any surface and even walk on ceilings is the result of a biological mechanism in their toes that the lizards can instantly turn on or off, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of Applied Physics. Geckos, along with spiders and some insects, appear to defy gravity with the way they are able to scale walls and cling to high surfaces, the Oregon...

2014-08-11 12:22:52

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that, effective September 1, 2014, or as contracts allow, it will increase prices globally by up to 20 cents per kilogram for select Ancamide®, Ancamine®, Anquamine(TM), Anquawhite®, and Sunmide® epoxy curing agents, as well as select Nourybond® adhesion promoters. The increase is necessary to offset higher raw materials costs, including recent price increases on tetraethylenepentamine,...

2014-07-21 16:27:43

PORTLAND, Ore., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Devine's line of beautiful luxury vinyl, known as the The Devine Contact Collection is easily installable flooring with a patented adhesive backing. Now available at Lowe's locations throughout Canada, Devine Contact offers both traditional and contemporary design solutions for the DIY consumer. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/128998 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/128999 Lowe's will be offering 2...

2014-07-03 23:05:37

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Anti-Adhesion Products markets. Global market for Anti-Adhesion Products is projected to reach US$2.1 billion by 2020, driven by the growing focus on reducing the economic cost and healthcare burden caused by post-surgical adhesion complications. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – Post-surgical tissue adhesion is often the result of the formation of scar tissue between tissues and organs....

pacman frog mighty tongue
2014-06-13 06:54:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The tongues of horned frogs are capable of lifting up to three times their own bodyweight, thanks to a biological mechanism comparable to adhesive tape, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports. Dr. Thomas Kleinteich of the University of Kiel in Germany and his colleagues conducted a series of experiments in which they placed a horned frog in front of a glass slide, and then tempted it by...

2014-05-28 23:16:50

L.D. Davis Industries Inc., who has produced protein adhesives for over eight decades and is the largest protein adhesive manufacturer in the United States, offers their new Primo protein adhesive for rigid box and laminating companies searching for an industrial adhesive they could use to bond difficult packaging substrates. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 For many years, rigid box and laminating companies have struggled to find an effective industrial adhesive to utilize on...

Gecko-Inspired Adhesive Material Now Usable On Wood, Other Surfaces
2014-04-20 06:48:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The University of Massachusetts Amherst scientists behind a super-adhesive material inspired by gecko feet have described a new, more versatile version of their invention that can be used on real-world surfaces. The improved version of the reusable material known as Geckskin is capable of strongly adhering to a greater variety of surfaces. However, just like a gecko’s feet, it is able to detach from those surfaces easily, the...

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