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How to Choose a Static Mixer

June 24, 2003
Testing and experimentation is a reliable path for choosing the right static mixer for a two-component adhesive.
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Polymerization Reaction Monitoring for PSA Production Using an ATR-FTIR Probe

June 23, 2003
The Carl Dahlquist Best Paper Award was presented to Renata Jovanovic at the PSTC TECH XXVI Seminar in May 2003 in Washington, DC.
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Natural Polymer With Adhesive Properties Produced by Bacteria

June 2, 2003
Numerous studies have examined adhesives made by barnacles and mussels. Although the adhesive materials have amazing properties, large-scale production has been problematic and expensive.
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Epoxy Adhesive Bonds Metal Profiles on Railcar Doors

June 2, 2003
An epoxy adhesive is being used to securely bond aluminum profiles to metal railcar door frames being built for BR 423 Siemens Bombardier trains that run on suburban railway systems throughout Germany.
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Novel Thermoplastic Polyurethanes for Adhesives and Sealants

June 2, 2003
Thermoplastic polyurethanes are formed by linear polymeric chains of segmented structure. Development of soft grades of TPUs has been reported among the latest trends in the TPU market. This article focuses on a study on the development of these formulations.
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Savvy Filtration Techniques Improve Profits for Adhesives Manufacturers

June 2, 2003
Probably no industry has a more varied group of liquid materials than the adhesives and sealants industry. This article discusses various filtration techniques, and the things to consider when choosing the best process for your business.
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Bench-Top Metering Maximizes Efficiency of Dual-Cartridge System

June 2, 2003
Dual-barrel cartridge systems have become very popular for dispensing two-component adhesives. These systems reduce both material and hazardous waste, improve adhesive and employee performance, and increase worker safety.
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Converters Turn to Slot-Die Coaters to Increase Quality, Reduce Emissions

June 2, 2003
Slot-die coating has emerged as a more-efficient and controllable alternative to roll coating and other conventional methods of applying fluids to web substrates.
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Focus On CHEMCENTRAL Streamlines: Its Distribution Strategy

April 17, 2003
CHEMCENTRAL has implemented a new operating strategy designed to expand and enhance the company's customer and market force. Termed "Regionalization," this new strategy centralizes support functions into regional business centers while retaining sales and operations at its many distribution sites throughout the country.
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Advances in EB-Curable Adhesives and Coatings for Flexible Packaging

April 17, 2003
EB curing offers exciting new possibilities for re-engineering packaging and processes in the flexible-packaging industry. New adhesive and coating technology has been developed and continues to be refined to meet these challenges.
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