Hydrogenated DCPD-Based Resins for SBC-Based Hot-Melt PSAs

By Jungjoon Lee
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Hydrogenated dicyclopentadiene resins affect adhesive performance when used as tackifiers in styrene-block-copolymer-based hot-melt pressure-sensitive adhesives.
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FOCUS ON: WACKER Receives Innovation Award

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GENIOSIL can enable the formulation of fast-curing adhesives and sealants.
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A New Business Approach

By Anita LaFond
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A changing economy, new industry regulations and globalization trends require a new way of doing business.
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Fiber Glass-Reinforced Polycarbonate Compounds

By Jon Malinoski
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Fiber glass-filled formulations of HFD copolymers result in improved visual appearance and higher surface gloss in injection molded parts.
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Green Product Profiles

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This feature provides a listing of green products that are offered by leading adhesive and sealant companies. To send submissions for future installments of this feature, email Teresa McPherson, managing editor, at
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Greening the Supply Chain

By Martin Gunnarsson
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The current trend toward green supply chains requires new enterprise technology.
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Semi-Synthetic PSA Generated from Acrylated Biomass

By Monique Roerdink Lander, Steven J. Severtson, and Jiguang Zhang
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The introduction of biomass as a substitute for petroleum-based raw materials will make a significant contribution in the development of sustainable products.
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Formulation Freedom

By Hans Ridderikhoff and Angela Smits
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A new amine-functional dimer technology creates formulation freedom for high-end polyamide adhesives.
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STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: 2011 Industry Outlook

By Daniel S. Murad
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In 2011, volatility has become the norm.
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REGULATORY REVIEW: The Impact of Uncertain Chemical Regulation

By Michael Schmeida
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Regulatory changes will have a strong effect on the adhesives and sealants industry.
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