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Dispensing Equipment Reduces Production Time and Cost for Electronics Manufacturer

A leading contract manufacturer of electronic control, display and sensor products has reduced labor and material costs through the use of an innovative potting compound-dispensing system.
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Chemicals Used in Caulks and Adhesives for Construction to Exceed $2 Billion in 2003

Demand for chemicals used in construction caulks and adhesives will advance 5.0 percent annually to over $2 billion in the year 2003.
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Evaluating Compatibility of UV-Cure PSAs With Silicone-Release Technologies

We initiated a program to evaluate the release performance of today’s emerging developmental ultraviolet pressure sensitive adhesive (UV-PSA) products against representative silicone-release coating systems available from Rhodia Inc.
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Compact Metering Pump Helps Adhesive Manufacturer Out of a Sticky Situation

The company discovered the 504S metering pump from Watson-Marlow Bredel, Wilmington, Mass., which made life easier.
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Blending Resins For SIS-Based Nonwoven, Hot Melt Adhesives

This article investigates the effect on adhesive performance of blending a fully hydrogenated hydrocarbon resin with different grades and amounts of pure monomer aromatic hydrocarbon resins.
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Sealants Find Their Niche in the North American Market

Unlike the adhesives industry, the North American sealants market is very fragmented.
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Army-Influenced Cleaning Guide is Time-Saving Tool

In an effort to eliminate hazardous materials and processes, tighter environmental controls have caused a switch from solvent-based to water-based or new solvent cleaners, creating compatibility issues.
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Spray Adhesive Provides Dinosaur a Stable Home

Wanting to create an experience that attendees would remember Dyneon recruited Convention Exhibit Services to build the Jurassic-theme display booth.
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Converting Manufacturers Predict 7% Growth for New Millennium

Converting machinery and materials manufacturers are predicting a surprising 7% growth in the year 2000 for the $79-billion-plus U.S. converting marketplace.
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New Blade Design Gives Double Planetary Mixer a Bright Future

The innovation that is suddenly stirring up excitement in the world of high-viscosity mixing is the HV Blade(patent pending) that Charles Ross & Son recently introduced along with the new DPM Double Planetary Mixer.
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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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