High shear viscosity of PSA dispersions has to be controlled carefully to achieve excellent coating properties at ever-increasing coating speeds needed to realize cost-effective production of adhesive tapes, labels or foils.
Automated flow-in-place gasketing refers to the use of industrial automation such as XYZ tables and articulated arm robots to apply a variety of flowable materials to act as a gasket on different substrates.
Innovative manufacturers of high-performance bicycles and accessories such as handlebars, bar ends and seat posts are turning to state-of-the-art adhesives to produce durable joints on substrates including aluminum, titanium, and fiber composites.
Silicone pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) have been used for many years in areas where typical organic PSAs have failed. One of the most important uses is applications where large temperature extremes occur.