New updates to our Service & Advice Section
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Recent updates to the Service & Adhesive Section, more than light bedtime reading…………….
History of Adhesives
There is evidence of an adhesive being used dating as far back as 4,000 B.C. In studies of prehistoric tribe burial sites sticky resins from tree sap were found to have been used to repair pottery vessels. Statues from Babylonian temples have also revealed the use of a tar-like glue to stick ivory eyeballs into eye sockets. Whilst this was a primitive form of glue, it stuck for the best part of 6,000 years……………..Click here to continue reading
Glossary of Adhesive Terms
A-Z comprehensive list of glue terms used within the adhesive industry, with an brief description, e.g ABS – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Resin. A high impact resistant plastic, good low and high temperature resistance, bonds well with many adhesive types.
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