Huntington Valley, PA - July 19, 2010 - Tony Ring, Chief Adhesive Scientist at Fielco Adhesives, presented at the 93rd Annual Convention for the American Brush Manufacturers Association (ABMA).
The theme of the conference, "Succeeding In Difficult Times
", was held this year in Florida.
presentation, All Epoxies Are Not The Same, informed audience members and conference attendees about the versatility of epoxy adhesives.
The main educational points of the presentation included: the different types of epoxies, the curing agents that can be used with an epoxy, the properties of a properly-cured epoxy, the types of materials that can be used to alter the properties of epoxies, along with the reasons why one might wish to alter those properties.
custom formulates a variety of adhesives, including epoxies, for a number of industries.
With numerous clients in the brush manufacturing space, Mr. Ring
has developed dozens of adhesive varieties for paint brush manufacturers, industrial brushes, car wash brush manufacturers and more.
works in conjunction with each of Fielco's clients to ensure the adhesive meets every unique requirement and desire of the client.
"Companies are seeking out ways to streamline manufacturing processes and make their products more competitive, while keeping costs under control," remarked Mr. Ring
"Many companies that use epoxies might not be aware that there are alternatives out there and flexibility when it comes to optimizing an epoxy for their applications."
presentation to the ABMA
may be downloaded from the association's website at:
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Tony Ring, Chief Adhesive Scientist at Fielco Adhesives comments, "This product solves a need in the marketplace to bond items with the strength of an epoxy and then to be able to safely, cleanly and easily separate those items.
Tony Ring, Fielco's Chief Adhesive Scientist, was quick to respond to Schaffner's problem.
While onsite at the Pittsburgh plant, Ring
assessed the situation and came to an immediate understanding of Schaffner's needs.
(Ring) wasn't afraid to roll up his
Fielco's Tony Ring adds, "Innovative solutions, great customer service and unmatched quality standards are the cornerstone of our company.
Fielco's Chief Adhesive Scientist, Tony Ring, is available to discuss any questions or unique concerns regarding specific applications of SURE CURE™ related to distinct manufacturing processes.
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Specialty Adhesives Manufacturer Drives to Minimize Environmental Impact
Even super-strong adhesives can be made in a more Earth-friendly fashion.
That's the philosophy of the scientists at Fielco Adhesives
, who are expanding their "green products" line that is gentler on the environment - without sacrificing adhesive performance.
Chief Adhesive Scientist Tony Ring says that the products, which range from temporary peelable coatings to tough epoxy pastes, demonstrate the c0mpany's commitment to always keep the planet's welfare in mind.
"Our 1-part epoxies dramatically reduce the dependence on hazardous corrosive materials that 2-part epoxies often require," Ring explained.
"Whenever possible, we also make our products with renewable raw materials."
According to Ring
generates less than 0.5% of non-hazardous waste per pound of finished product, and less than 0.1% hazardous waste per pound of finished product.
"Going the extra mile to help the environment is absolutely worth it to us," said Tony Ring
, "and we feel confident that our clients and partners agree."
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Specialty Adhesive Company
Increases Quality, Speed and Easy-Of-Use With One-Part Epoxy Adhesives . One-part bonding offers dramatic improvements over old two-part systems
When Fielco Adhesives
examined the technology behind traditional two-part adhesives, they saw a big opportunity for a little simplification.
"While a necessity for some applications, two-part adhesives make more of everything: more work, more hazardous waste, and more of a chance for error," said Chief Adhesive Scientist Tony Ring.
I could go on and on," said Ring
"It's such a dramatic difference."
"BondAway has already gathered interest and buzz from our clients," remarked Tony Ring, Chief Adhesive Scientist at Fielco Adhesives.