PSTC announces recipient of 2014 Carl Dahlquist Award

PSTC Announces Recipient of the 2014 Carl Dahlquist Award

PSTC named Scott R. Meyer, Senior Specialist – Product and Application Development Engineer, 3M Company, recipient of its coveted 2014 Carl Dahlquist Award. The award is named for innovator Dahlquist who developed the Dahlquist criterion of tack, determining the modulus value of a material necessary for it to be low enough and tacky enough to be considered a pressure sensitive adhesive.


PSTC presents the Dahlquist Award to one speaker during its annual technical conference who, following the evaluation of a panel of judges, demonstrates the very best in research relating to adhesive tape technology. The selection covers a range of criteria, concentrating on originality and scientific contribution, but also includes presentation and quality of visuals.


Mr. Meyer presented Photovoltaic Module Rail Bonding with Acrylic Foam Tapes at the PSTC TECH 37 technical seminar, which took place April 28-May 2, 2014 in Nashville, TN.


Mr. Meyer is Senior Specialist-Product and Application Development Engineer, 3M, headquarted in St. Paul, MN. He obtained a Chemical Engineer B.S. degree from Iowa State University in 1985 and has spent 28 years at 3M Company in various divisions. He has experience with PSA tapes, epoxies, urethanes and fluoroelastomers with 5 years of tapes and adhesives experience related to the solar industry.

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