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Choosing the Right Silane Adhesion Promoters for SMP Sealants

February 27, 2002
Silane-modified polypropylene oxides (SMPs), or MS Polymers, offer a wide range of physical properties and can be formulated into a variety of moisture-curable adhesives and sealants.
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Market for Emulsion Polymers to Rise 6.1%/Yr to $20 Billion+; Success Closely Linked to Water-Based Adhesives

February 27, 2002
World emulsion-polymer demand is forecast to increase 4.5 percent per year to 9.9 million metric tons in 2005 as the emulsion market continues to outpace growth in the global economy.
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CaseStudy: KRATON Polymers and Isoltema Team Up to Form Advanced Roofing Solutions

February 27, 2002
Isoltema, an Italian manufacturer of self-adhesive roofing membranes, is using KRATON D-KX220 polymer and KRATON D-1184 polymer in its Elotene waterproofing strips, and Ekobit waterproofing and sealing tapes.
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Composite Wall Systems Assembled With Structural Adhesive

January 31, 2002
A structural epoxy adhesive is supporting the fast assembly of durable glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) sandwich-construction wall systems at Norway's Marine Composites AS.
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How Rosins Fit Into Eastman's Long-Term Strategy

January 31, 2002
Eastman did not get involved with rosins by chance. There was a plan, and there is a good fit with our overall business. Rosins and its derivatives are strategically important to our long-term growth.
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New Epoxy Tougheners Widen the Adhesive-Formulating Window

January 31, 2002
Modification of epoxy-resin systems by additives, modifiers, fillers, plasticizers and other polymers offers vast opportunities to further customize the attributes of these materials.
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Enhanced DSC Instrumentation Design and Characterization of Adhesives

January 31, 2002
Thermal analysis and rheology have played an essential role in the development of adhesives for a long time.
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Spreadsheets Help Plant Managers Calculate Adhesives Savings

January 31, 2002
A free floppy-disk savings calculator has been introduced for plant managers who use adhesives.
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Ask Dr. Dave

November 30, 2001
Be sure to check out Dr. Dave's column each month, and feel free to send him your questions about adhesives...and soccer!
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How to Launch an e-Catalog 'A Key Determinant of Success in Internet Economy'

November 30, 2001
From a marketing perspective, manufacturers and distributors are in a strong, strategic position to take advantage of e-commerce technology.
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