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Achieve Higher Quality With Sensor System

The technology for controlling this distance has been developed by Precitec, Inc., and is currently being used on a number of robotic and pedestal adhesive stations at some very well-known automotive end-user plants.
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The Future of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives - UV Technology

Despite the proven performance advantages of ultraviolet (UV)-cure pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs), formulators have often been forced to seek alternative solutions due to the limited range of raw materials available and comparatively high prices.
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Second-Generation Repulpable PSAs for Benign USPS Postage Stamps

A wide variety of pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) products, such as stamps, stickers, tapes and labels, have increased in popularity since they offer important performance benefits for consumers, industry and government.
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Polymers, Elastomers and Two-Component Foams Seal, Reduce Noise Vibration and Harshness, Reduce Vehicle Weight, and Provide Easy Application

Throughout the last 10 years, Sika Automotive refined Sika's core competencies of acoustics, bonding and sealing and has developed products that provide innovative solutions to the automotive industry.
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Meter, Mix and Dispense Technologies for Two-Part Adhesives and Sealants

A few metering technologies have prevailed over the years to provide users of adhesives and sealants a choice in the type of equipment to use in dispensing two-component materials.
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Choosing the Correct Adhesive-Coated Breathable Film for Medical Applications

Adhesive-coated polymeric films can be used in a variety of medical applications. Parameters such as adhesion, flexibility, strength, convertibility, thickness and moisture-vapor transmission might need to be considered by the product designer.
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UV-Curing Technology Continues to Shed Light on Assembly Techniques

UV-curable adhesives, encapsulants and coatings have seen a great deal of growth in the past few years.
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System Dispenses Air-Free Shots of Epoxy Into Pump Housings

When Danner Manufacturing, Inc., Islandia, N.Y., wanted to streamline the production of its magnetic-drive submersible water pumps, they turned to Liquid Control for help.
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Supply-Chain Software Controls Key Inventory Issues

One of the key issues facing chemical companies has always been controlling inventory.
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New Adhesives and Dispensing Methods Help Maximize Fiber Optic Yields

Manual application of thermally cured epoxy adhesives with medical syringes, dental picks and similar tools has long been the norm in fiber optic assembly. However, the need to produce high-quality devices more efficiently is forcing companies to re-evaluate their current assembly processes and search for more productive alternatives.
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