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Adhesives Essentials: Strategies to Help Tape and Label Manufacturers Extend Block Copolymer Usage

The first entry in our Adhesives Essentials series of articles designed to address the fundamentals of adhesive and sealant formulation.
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Branching Out

H.B. Fuller widens its scope with venture fund
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Sticky Science

Mussels could be the key for new natural adhesives
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Managing Waste

Guidelines for the responsible disposal of wastes and containers from polyurethane processing
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Just Add PIBs

Polyisobutylenes are a vital part of adhesive and sealant formulations.
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Going Green

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

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

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

ASI interviews Julian Colquitt, President, Henkel Technologies Industrial Division, North America, on the recent Sovereign Specialty Chemicals acquisition
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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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Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

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2015 January

We're covering high-tech applications, mixer technologies, the packaging of adhesives and sealants, and more in our January 2015 issue. Don't miss it!

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Bonding Plastics

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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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