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PSAs: Good Medicine for the Medical Industry

October 7, 2003
Pressure-sensitive adhesive systems are used in a range of healthcare products, and the market for these specialized PSAs is expected to grow significantly over the next several years.
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Space Ace

October 7, 2003
Adhesives Research Inc. supplies critical adhesive spacer tape component for blood coagulation meter.
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Automated Flow-in-Place Gasketing Material and design considerations

October 7, 2003
Automated flow-in-place gasketing refers to the use of industrial automation such as XYZ tables and articulated arm robots to apply a variety of flowable materials to act as a gasket on different substrates.
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Market Trends

October 7, 2003
U.S. Medical Adhesives Demand to Reach $1.3 Bil. in 2007
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Mixing it Up

October 7, 2003
This article discusses serial mixing and the manufacture of hot-melt adhesives.
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High-Tech Adhesives and Composites Enhance Bicycle Performance

August 28, 2003
Innovative manufacturers of high-performance bicycles and accessories such as handlebars, bar ends and seat posts are turning to state-of-the-art adhesives to produce durable joints on substrates including aluminum, titanium, and fiber composites.
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Injecting Light Cure Adhesive

August 28, 2003
Fast cure times and simple processing improve needle joints.
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Bar Coding and RFID

August 28, 2003
When should you rely on bar coding to store information? When should you use radio frequency identification (RFID)? And what’s the difference?
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Advancements in Solventless Technology for Silicone PSAs

August 28, 2003
Silicone pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) have been used for many years in areas where typical organic PSAs have failed. One of the most important uses is applications where large temperature extremes occur.
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The Rheology of Hot Melt Adhesives

August 25, 2003
Hot-melt adhesives are fast becoming the largest volume segment of the adhesive industry. Easy to apply and relatively low in cost, hot melts can help increase throughput and reduce costs due to time saved during application.
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