Hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene (HTPB) resins occupy a unique space within the landscape of commercially available polyols in the context of polyurethane elastomers. Characterized by low temperature flexibility, hydrophobicity and hydrolytic stability, polyurethane elastomers present solutions to strenuous applications in the adhesives and sealants market.
Several important factors, such as concern for the environment, economic competitiveness and technology, have converged over the past 25 years to cause both industry and government to constantly reassess the cleaning phase of manufacturing processes. In the 1990s, many manufacturers of industrial and commercial products were significantly impacted by the chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) phase-out.
How one adhesives manufacturer is practicing sustainable management in packaging applications.
November 3, 2016
Industrial adhesives manufacturer DELO has long gone its own way in terms of optimized and sustainable packaging and shipping of adhesives. Thanks to its packaging and logistics concept, which is being constantly revised, the company was awarded second place in the Responsible Care Competition held by the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI).
A new high-tech adhesive prevents glass splinters in vehicle crashes.
July 1, 2014
SCHOTT and DELO® Industrial Adhesives have collaborated to develop an unbreakable glass cover composite for vehicle navigation and entertainment screens, in which a high-tech adhesive bonds the display to the special glass cover.
The world’s growing population and wealth, combined with raw materials scarcity, influence the adhesives market. Manufacturers are searching for bio-based solutions in order to reduce reliability on scarce raw materials and improve the carbon footprint of their products.