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Stretchable Tape Offers Ventilation and Security to Produce Industry

As any grower knows, providing consistently high-quality produce in a competitive market does not stop at harvest.
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Additives Enhance Value of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

Today, additives can offer everything from UV protection and product authentication to dissipating electrostatic discharge and magnet-receptive capabilities.
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Is America Suffering From Manufacturing Complacency?

Overseas competition had forced American manufacturers to go back to the table and formulate new strategies.
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A Wide Range of Thermoadhesives for the Garment Industry

Texiron® is a range of fusibles based on copolyamides, copolyesters, polyurethanes and polyolefins in the form of net shape, web and films.
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e-Marketplace Consolidates Resources for Specialty Converters

Selecterra, based in Chicago, has introduced www.selecterra.com.
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Peel Testing to Predict Long-Term Durability

There are two specific reasons for measuring adhesion.
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PSAs Tenaciously Bond to Non-Stick Film After Plasma Surface Treatment

How do you get a pressure sensitive adhesive to permanently bond to a fluoropolymer film whose ultimate use is to create a non-stick surface?
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The Impact of E-Business on the Chemical Industry, the Adhesives Industry and You

If you accept the fact that the Internet is here to stay and acknowledge the profound impact it will have on the chemical industry, then there are a number of questions you need to ask yourself.
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Hot Melt Polyurethane Reactive Adhesives Targeted for Specific Applications

Although hot melt polyurethane reactive (HMPUR) adhesives have been available for 25 years, their novel properties and the development of diverse products have accelerated their recent growth.
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Less Odor and Skinning With Stabilized Mercaptans for Curing Epoxies

Mercaptans have been used commercially for over 25 years to cure epoxies.
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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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You won't want to miss our October issue: industry trends from the ASC, converting and packaging, testing, a preview of The Assembly Show, and more!

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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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ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

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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