Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)

Soft Silicone Adhesives Crucial for Atraumatic Advanced Wound Care Dressings

Silicone adhesive dressings minimize pain, promote wound healing, and improve clinical and financial outcomes for caregivers.
By Derek Rudnak
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Mention the words “silicone” and “medical” in the same sentence, and it’s arguable that most people will immediately think of silicone’s well-known (and occasionally maligned) usage in artificial breast implants. However, silicone has other significant and successful applications in medical products.


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Developing Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives for Low-Temperature Applications

When formulating pressure-sensitive adhesives for low-temperature applications, the advantages of SBS copolymers should be considered.
By Alejandro C. Esquivel De La Garza
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FINAT defines low-temperature adhesion as the ability of pressure-sensitive coated material to adhere at temperatures below 5°C. Today, many applications require adhesion that must be maintained at temperatures of -25°C or lower.


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MACtac Partners with Portraits of Hope, Donates Adhesive Vinyl

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MACtac® Distributor Products recently announced it has teamed up with the nonprofit Portraits of Hope.
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H.B. Fuller Receives Award for Packaging

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H.B. Fuller Co. announced that, in partnership with Quaker Oats Co. and International Paper Co., it has received the Institute of Packaging Professional’s 2014 AmeriStar Award.
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3M’s Meyer Receives PSTC Dahlquist Award

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PSTC has named Scott R. Meyer, senior specialist, Product and Application Development Engineer with 3M Co., the recipient of its 2014 Carl Dahlquist award.
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MACTAC: Adhesive

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Reportedly the most versatile graphic product line on the market, the REBEL™ H series can deliver a single-source solution for most print media challenges.
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ITW Dynatec Receives Innovation Award

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ITW Dynatec received an award for its Vector Surge applicator for “innovation in machinery of special relevance to the nonwovens industry” at the INDEX Nonwovens Exhibition.
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AI TECHNOLOGY INC.: Die-Attach Film

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This company has released a new electrically and thermally conductive 20-micron wafer level die-attach film (DAF).
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#ASITop25

Is Your Company in the Top 25?

Our exclusive ASI Top 25 listing will rank the leading worldwide manufacturers of adhesives, sealants, and adhesive and sealant products.
By Susan Sutton
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This is by far our most popular article of the year, and we’d love to hear from as many of you as possible!
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AVERY DENNISON: Label Printer

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This company’s Retail Branding and Information Solutions business announced plans to show its new FreshMarx® 9417 printer at the NRA Show, which took place May 17-20 in Chicago.
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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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