As the requirements for new products are becoming more demanding with respect to size, weight, performance and cost of manufacturer, the emphasis on adhesive optimization has been greater than ever before. Adhesives 101 is a 2 part webinar series designed to provide the basics of adhesives and the mechanics of adhesion to technical and non-technical personnel Part 1- Overview of Industry, market segments and applications Part 2- Technical review of adhesives and adhesion.
Dick Hartshorn joined The ChemQuest Group (a management consulting company) in 2003 after a 28-year career with 3M, where he held various technical management positions in research and product development of adhesives, sealants and coatings. His particular interests lie in adhesion, adhesives and product innovation. Dick holds degrees from the University of Exeter, U.K. (BSc Chemistry) and the University of London, U.K. (PhD Chemistry). He is an accredited European Adhesive Engineer.