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3M Launches Chub Packaging With Fire-Barrier Caulk

April 17, 2003
A breakthrough for caulking and adhesive products, flexible chub packaging reduces packaging-material costs and promotes faster filling-line speeds.
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Reactive, Toughened Acrylic Adhesives Poised for Growth

March 20, 2003
Reactive acrylics are well-established structural adhesives in a wide range of industries. Several events indicate that significant growth may be expected for these adhesives.
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Modular, Robotic Dispenser for Small-Scale Work Cells Reduces Payback Time, Builds In Flexibility

March 20, 2003
This company manufactured a modular dispensing unit using a small robot and its own dispensing system.
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Honda Installs Seam-Sealing System to Increase Productivity and Flexibility

March 20, 2003
When Honda Motor Co. converted its sealing robots, not only were quality and appearance improved, but the company was also able to perform additional sealing at the same cycle time.
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Sealant Helps Windows Withstand Hurricanes

March 20, 2003
The cured strength of this specialty sealant far surpasses the strength that could be achieved with other bonding technologies.
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Phase-Two of Atlanta Condo Sealed With Silicones

March 20, 2003
Silicone sealants and extruded silicone seals are key weatherproofing components in the new 35-story Mayfair Renaissance Condo project in Atlanta.
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Hydrogenated Styrenic Block Copolymer Offers Benefits for PSAs

March 20, 2003
A new, hydrogenated styrene block copolymer provides a good balance of properties for various adhesive applications.
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Removable Adhesive Labels Are Ideal for Seasonal Products

March 4, 2003
This story focuses on one application for Lift-Label labels, which can be easily stuck on and then removed again at any time without leaving behind any scratches or residue.
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Copolyester Hot Melt Adhesives Combine With Nonwoven Fabrics For Automotive Applications

March 4, 2003
In combination with nonwoven fabrics, thermoplastic copolyester adhesives offer new opportunities for manufacturing textile laminates for automotive interior trim parts.
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Polychloroprene Contact Adhesives

March 4, 2003
Water-based systems make inroads into traditional solventborne technology
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