Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)

Polyesters for Sustainable Adhesive Technologies

By Timothy Long, Gozde Ozturk, and Musan Zhang
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Editor’s note: This paper was awarded the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council’s 2011 Carl A. Dahlquist Award for Best Technical Paper. Figure 1. Synthesis of DMCD-DEG Polymer Using Melt Transesterification Techniques
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FOCUS ON: Focused On Solutions

By James Apap Bologna and Cindy Stoner
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Through innovation and the development of partnerships with market leaders, IPG is able to provide specialized solutions to a variety of market segments.
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Acrylic Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

By Eric Bartholomew
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Novel, all-acrylic compositions with inherently lower surface energy display significantly improved adhesion to LSE substrates such as polyethylene and polypropylene.
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Responsible Tape Manufacturing

By Susan Sutton
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The PSTC is pursuing a number of objectives to promote PSA awareness while supporting a more responsible tape manufacturing process.
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PSTC 2011

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The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) Week of Learning 2011 will take place May 9-13 in Orlando, FL.
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Teaching an Old Standard New Tricks

By Robert Hester
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A new tape option is available for manufacturers using the ASTM D 3359 crosscut adhesion test.
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STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: Global PSA Growth Trends

By Daniel S. Murad
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The global pressure-sensitive industry is forecasted to grow 7% per year through 2014.
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Stick With It

By John Bennett
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Finding the best label material for durable goods is no easy feat.
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FOCUS ON: A Cool Ride

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tesa tape is the official adhesive tape supplier to the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Team.
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ADVANCING ADHESIVES: The Acrylic Acid Shortage

By Mike Marasch
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Using hot-melt adhesive technology offers multiple advantages.
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