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Fine-Tuning Viscoelasticity of EB-Cured Adhesives to Optimize Performance

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There is currently a great deal of commercial interest in the use of EB curing for packaging and industrial applications.
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Tube Supplier Cuts Lead Times in Half or More for Sealants Packager

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Headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., EVER is a leading manufacturer of collapsible aluminum tubes used for packaging products in a variety of industries -- including adhesives and sealants.
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Understanding Converting and Application Requirements

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While pressure sensitive adhesives suppliers may know their customers' needs, understanding the needs of their customers' end users is just as important.
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The Rotor/Stator Selection Dilemma

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In a variety of industries, rotor/stator mixers can produce finished dispersions, suspensions or emulsions.
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An Overview of Emulsion Polymers Used in the Adhesives Industry

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Demand for adhesive emulsions is forecast to expand 4.4 percent per year to 2.3 million metric tons in 2005.
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Focus on Window Construction<br>Bedding System Offers Window Manufacturers Improved Quality and Productivity

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A new bedding system from National Starch and Chemical Co., Bridgewater, N.J., enables window manufacturers to bond glass to vinyl and wood sashes with greater strength, more quickly and with lower labor requirements.
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Understanding Viscoelastic Damping and Treatments using Typical Adhesive Materials

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The radiated noise and vibration characteristics of manufactured goods are a common concern for most product designers as they strive to provide products that are "whisper quiet."
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Low-Pressure Injection Molding With Polyamide Hot Melts Offers Key Advantages in Electrical- and Electronic-Component Manufacturing

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Today's competitive marketplace is forcing manufacturers to re-assess all aspects of production - from raw materials to capital equipment.
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Disc-Operated Pump Increases Product Yield and Quality

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A chemical processor in the U.K. was experiencing terrible losses in a centrifuge feed of delicate and expensive crystal slurry.
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Focus on Window Construction Sealant Delivers Aggressive Adhesion in Aluminum Window Manufacturing

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A silicone sealant has been introduced for aluminum window and door manufacturing that delivers aggressive adhesion and outstanding performance in a non-flammable, low-VOC formulation.
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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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Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

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Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

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