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Hot Melt Labeling System

September 8, 2000
Palomar Mountain Spring Water wanted to increase production by 50%.
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Insurance Coverage for Y2K Losses and Liabilities

September 8, 2000
The possible scenarios for loss and liability include breakdowns in the banking and financial-services industry, manufacturing lines, and transportation systems.
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Dispensing-Process Makeover Saves $70K a Year

August 29, 2000
Tridelta Industries is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of low-pressure air switches.
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New Technology Leads to Virtually Indestructible Bond for Thermoplastic Pallets

August 29, 2000
A new technological advancement, undertaken in conjunction with the Specialty Polymers and Adhesives (SP&A) Div. of Ashland Specialty Chemical has led Cookson Plastic Molding to develop pallets with a bond that is virtually indestructible.
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Odorless, Water-Dispersible Sulfopolyester for Recyclable Hot Melt Adhesives

August 29, 2000
The purpose of this article is to introduce this new, odorless polyester as a raw material for formulating water-dispersible hot melt adhesives.
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Picking the Right Light for a Light-Curing Adhesive

August 29, 2000
UV-light-cured adhesives have also been called “honeymoon” adhesives because they cure in a few seconds and only when exposed to UV light.
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Acquisition Makes Bayer World’s Leading Supplier of Polyurethane Raw Materials

August 29, 2000
The acquisition by Bayer of the polyols business of Lyondell Chemical makes Bayer the world's largest supplier of polyurethane raw materials.
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Carbon-Black Reinforcement of Adhesives and Sealants

July 27, 2000
Although the phenomenon of carbon-black reinforcement has been known for almost a century, the nature of the mechanism is not yet fully understood and is a subject to debate.
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Changes in Dispensing Technologies for Tapes and Hot Melt Adhesives

July 26, 2000
The technology for hot melt adhesives has been the number-one choice among high-volume, high-speed paperboard and fiberboard packagers for decades.
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Adhesives for the Paper and Packaging Industry - What Influence Do They Have on Paper Recycling?

July 26, 2000
Recently, ecological questions are also playing an important role in the decision of which adhesives systems to use.
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