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Cationic UV Adhesives Laminate Opaque Films via Dark-Cure

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Compared to solventborne adhesives, cationic UV adhesives offer the advantages of low volatile organic content (VOC) and low odor.
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Polymer Strip Helps Protect Watercraft from Harmful Scrapes

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Over time, continuous scratching and scraping on any water vessel can cause serious problems, ultimately costing a lot of money.
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Polymer Strip Helps Protect Watercraft from Harmful Scrapes

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Over time, continuous scratching and scraping on any water vessel can cause serious problems, ultimately costing a lot of money.
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Waterborne Aids in Redesign of Baggage Tags

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When Air Canada, the largest Canadian airline, was looking for a new pressure sensitive thermal baggage tag that would meet budgetary restrictions without sacrificing quality, durability and a high-read rate, the company turned to Datamark Systems (formerly Lancaster Datamark), Montreal.
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Meet Environmental Regulations

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The advantages of ultraviolet light (UV) adhesives, coatings and inks have been demonstrated in many applications over the past decade.
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A Recap of the Adhesives & Sealants Industry

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The following article resulted from an interview with Dr. William E. Broxterman, president of the ChemQuest Group, Inc.
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How Production Conditions Influence UV-PSA Properties

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It is this second point that was the focus for this comprehensive study: investigating the relationships between the performance of UV PSAs and the UV-curing conditions.
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Thermoset Adhesive Offers Speed and Strength for Custom Cabinetry

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With business at Cabinetworks custom cabinetry quadrupling in just two and a half years, it seems more homeowners are spoiling themselves.
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Water-Based Adhesives Forecast to Match Industry Growth

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The adhesives industry had sales of $5.6 billion in 1999, excluding urea-formaldehyde, phenolic and starch binders.
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Molecular Structure, Mechanical Behavior and Adhesion Performance of PSAs

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The adhesion performance of pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) is determined by three properties: tack, peel strength and shear resistance.
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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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