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Removable Adhesive Labels Are Ideal for Seasonal Products

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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

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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

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Water-based systems make inroads into traditional solventborne technology
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Spot Purchasers Save Time and Money With e-epoxy.com

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Web Site Designed for Selling Epoxy Resins and Related Products
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High Tech Adhesive Testing

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Pressure on suppliers and users of bottle and container labels to turn a profit makes it smart business to avoid waste and production downtime by testing materials before use.
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Innovative Sealing Technology Drives Performance in Vehicle Assembly and Repair

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A cornerstone of one adhesives company's ongoing developments is the innovative bonding and sealing technology known as Silyl Modified Polymers (SMP). Advanced SMP polymer sealants and adhesives are solvent- and isocyanate-free products specially engineered for adhesion on a wide range of substrate materials used to fabricate and repair truck trailers and containers, buses, recreational vehicles (RVs), train cars, and light-rail vehicles.
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Physical Property Modifications in UV-Curable, Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

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Research chemists investigated three UV-curable PSA formulations, making four modifications to each PSA to vary performance. These experiments were designed to help formulators determine which additives will help them achieve the specific physical characteristics needed in their UV-curable PSAs.
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A Decade of Adhesives

By Karen Kramer
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What better way to start the year of our tenth anniversary of publishing ASI magazine than to recap the accomplishments of the adhesives and sealants industry over the past decade? To do this, we tapped into the expertise of our editorial advisory board and others who volunteered to participate.
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FocusOn www.specialchem4adhesives.com

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SpecialChem Introduces New Service Platform on Adhesives and Sealants
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Development of Environmentally Benign Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

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There has been a growing concern that the pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) currently used in many products cause the "stickies" problem in the paper-recycling process.
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