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Going Green

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This article examines pine chemicals - renewable, naturally occuring materials derived from the pine tree.
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Additives

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Excluding binder applications, the U.S. adhesives and sealants industry consumed some 8 billion dry pounds of materials in 2004. Additives, comprising just 6% of this weight, are essential to the success of many products.
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Pumping Adhesives and Sealants

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Pumping adhesives and sealants presents a unique set of challenges, mostly due to the physical properties of these liquids.
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Pump it up

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Pumps provide precision dispensing in hot-melt adhesive applications.
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Growing Up

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ASI interviews Julian Colquitt, President, Henkel Technologies Industrial Division, North America, on the recent Sovereign Specialty Chemicals acquisition
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Innovation Drives Bench-Top Dispensing Development

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Thanks to recent equipment and software innovations, bench-top dispensing technology, the unsung hero of many manufacturing operations, can now take its rightful place as a process characterized by accuracy and repeatability. This article explores the history, current status and future potential of this versatile production operation.
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Manufacturing Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Products: A Coating and Laminating Process

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Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) have become a part of everyday life, but how are they made?
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Increasing Flexible Benefits

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Advantages of using automation to assemble flex circuits with die-cut PSAs
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Making the Choice

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Sourcing and selection considerations for board level assembly adhesives
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Doming Done Right

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Label maker specifies progressing cavity pump for doming applications.
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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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2014 September

Our September issue features articles focusing on high-tech applications and raw materials, as well as a preview of the ASC Fall Convention and Expo. Check it out today!

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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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