The April 2019 issue of Design Products & Applications magazine is now available, and it contains a piece from our Technical Manager, Kevin Cook, entitled Adhesive Consideration – Designing with Production in Mind.

In 2018, the New South Wales Government faced embarrassment after ordering $2 billion worth of new trains that were too wide for the tunnels. To solve the issue, the Government body managing the rail system was forced to relax its safety standards and modify ten tunnels so that the new trains could run. Similarly, many product designers find they need to make significant adjustments when they reach the production stage. Kevin discusses the benefits of designing with production in mind when thinking about bonding and adhesive selection. Click on the image to read more.

Adhesive consideration - designing with production in mind