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Mix Fix

October 28, 2003
HIDROMIX mixing blade system handles difficult dental mold compound in comparative lab testing.
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Advances in Acrylic Hybrid Technology The Next Generation of PSAs

October 28, 2003
When used with appropriate crosslinkers and tackifiers, acrylic polymer systems can be designed to adhere to many different surfaces. One area, however, where acrylic-based systems have not performed so well is in adhesion to low energy plastic surfaces. This article examines one company's efforts to fill such a void in the pressure-sensitive adhesive industry.
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Tailoring PSA-Dispersion Rheology for High-Speed Coating

October 27, 2003
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.
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PSAs: Good Medicine for the Medical Industry

October 7, 2003
Pressure-sensitive adhesive systems are used in a range of healthcare products, and the market for these specialized PSAs is expected to grow significantly over the next several years.
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Space Ace

October 7, 2003
Adhesives Research Inc. supplies critical adhesive spacer tape component for blood coagulation meter.
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Automated Flow-in-Place Gasketing Material and design considerations

October 7, 2003
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.
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Market Trends

October 7, 2003
U.S. Medical Adhesives Demand to Reach $1.3 Bil. in 2007
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Mixing it Up

October 7, 2003
This article discusses serial mixing and the manufacture of hot-melt adhesives.
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High-Tech Adhesives and Composites Enhance Bicycle Performance

August 28, 2003
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.
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Injecting Light Cure Adhesive

August 28, 2003
Fast cure times and simple processing improve needle joints.
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