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Redispersible Powders for Sealing Slurries

June 1, 2004
Mixing two-component flexible cementitious sealing slurries on-site immediately before use may soon become a thing of the past. A redispersible polymer powder has been developed that enables the formulation of one-component products. Polymer powders of this type can also be used successfully, in other ‘elastic' applications, such as highly flexible tile adhesives
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Sealants Succeed

June 1, 2004
Advances in technology and performance of specific sealants drive demand, according to study
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How Sweet It Is

June 1, 2004
Sugar-based edible adhesive developed
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Extreme Elasticity

June 1, 2004
New adhesives move into the construction industry
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A Clear Choice

June 1, 2004
A new acrylic latex, developed for use primarily in "true clear" sealant applications, sets new performance standards for total solids/low shrinkage, dry time, rate of clearing, and ultimate color and clarity. Additional benefits of this caulk/sealant binder are low thickener demand and very low surface tack in formulated products
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Silicone-Adhesive Interactions In Release Liner Applications

May 1, 2004
This article discusses aspects of silicone anchorage on paper substrates and examines a case study based on a splicing tape application in which adhesive affected the anchorage of the silicone
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PSAs: The Foundation of Membrane Switch Success

May 1, 2004
Membrane switches can be found everywhere in our day-to-day lives - from the control pad on a microwave to teh remote control for a hospital bed. But a switch is only as good as its components, and pressure-sensitive adhesives play a crucial role in ensuring component success
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Silicone Solutions

May 1, 2004
Silicone adhesives offer opportunities for high-value applications
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Stretching Adhesive Film Technologies

May 1, 2004
From space shuttle drapes to cheerleader pom-poms, CPFilms uses its knowledge of precision-coated adhesives to create better film solutions.
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Plasma Treatment Boosts Adhesion

May 1, 2004
Low-pressure vacuum plasmas have typically been used to treat two- and three-dimensional plastic objects and polymer films. However, the recent introduction of high-density atmospheric plasma for film, foil, paper, foam, nonwoven and woven substrate applications has had a significant impact on the surfaces of these materials at considerably lower capitalization costs.
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