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The Use of Silicone Adhesives in Space Applications

The harsh conditions of space place a set of constraints on the technologies that take us there. Of primary concern when it comes to space system design is the adhesive chosen to hold everything together. Find out what it takes to perform in the vacuum of space, and why silicone adhesives will continue to be the adhesive of choice in many aerospace applications.
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Wood Flooring Adhesives Provide Benefits

Two years ago, ASI reported the successful introduction of Meta-Tec (patent pending), a new environmentally friendly advanced adhesive technology from W.F. Taylor. Since then, Meta-Tec has been field-tested in a number of products ranging from wood flooring adhesives to concrete sealers, with impressive results.
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Mix Fix

HIDROMIX mixing blade system handles difficult dental mold compound in comparative lab testing.
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Advances in Acrylic Hybrid Technology The Next Generation of PSAs

When used with appropriate crosslinkers and tackifiers, acrylic polymer systems can be designed to adhere to many different surfaces. One area, however, where acrylic-based systems have not performed so well is in adhesion to low energy plastic surfaces. This article examines one company's efforts to fill such a void in the pressure-sensitive adhesive industry.
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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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