Articles Tagged with ''adhesives in packaging''

Advancing Adhesives: Physicist Develops New Silicone Rubber

The new material may find applications as a packaging tape, as a shoe insole, as padding for prosthetics, and much more.
By Fariss Samarrai
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If anything bothers University of Virginia physicist Lou Bloomfield, it’s a wobbly table. So much so that he actually invented a material to eliminate the problem. The material, a type of silicone rubber that is both rigid and fluid—a “viscoelastic” solid—can be placed under a table leg where it conforms to the shape of the leg bottom and the floor surface, perfectly filling the gap.


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SHURTAPE: Packaging Tape

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The new HP 235 packaging tape is a standard-gauge tape solution that can reportedly deliver better performance and adhesion on highly recycled corrugate.
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H.B. Fuller Acquires Plexbond Quimica

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Plexbond Quimica reportedly works closely with customers to develop adhesives solutions.
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Product Profile: Simplifying Case and Carton Sealing

A new hot-melt delivery system is designed to improve uptime and deliver cost savings.
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Graco Inc. recently announced its new InvisiPac™ Tank-Free™ hot-melt delivery system for case and carton sealing applications is available through distributors.


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H.B. FULLER CO.: Laminating Adhesives for Packaging

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Two new adhesives can help customers get food products packaged and shipped faster.
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3M: Adhesive Cover Tape

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The polyester adhesive film tape is designed to protect components from damage while offering smoother peels and improved transparency for visual inspection.
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DYMAX CORP.: Glass Adhesive

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Ultra Light-Weld® 431 is reportedly a versatile adhesive for glass-to-glass and glass-to-metal applications.
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Ask Dr. Dave: February 2013

Dr. Dave answers a question about the recycling of adhesives and sustainability in the adhesives industry.
By Dave Dunn Ph.D.
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QUESTION: In the manufacturing world, the recycling of materials and the use of “green” materials are popular trends that are increasingly coming under legislative pressures. What about the recycling of adhesives and sustainability in the adhesives industry?


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Strategic Solutions: State of the Industry Report

By Daniel S. Murad
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Recovery within the adhesives and sealants industry appears increasingly favorable as the U.S. macro backdrop improves. 


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Advancing Adhesives: Structural Solution

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Carbon nanotube-reinforced epoxy outperforms current adhesive industry competitors.
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