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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Risks & Rewards

By David Carroll
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Sourcing raw materials can provide both challenges and opportunities.
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Practical Adhesion Testing

By Carl Bramley
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A wide range of adhesive properties can be measured by applying tensile or compression forces in a controlled manner.
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Distribution in the Adhesives Market

By Ronald Zmich
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The role of specialty chemical distributors is expanding in the adhesives market.
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Formaldehyde: What You Don't Know May Hurt You

By Stan Perry
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Industries that use formaldehyde should take prudent steps to protect themselves.
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Integrating Systems

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A new model integrates standardization requirements and other management systems.
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REGULATORY REVIEW: California's Green Chemistry Legislation

By Michael Schmeida
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In 2008, California Assembly Bill 1879 (AB 1879), which requires the state of California to implement a Green Chemistry Rule or Law by the year 2011, became a law. It
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FOCUS ON: Dow Microbial Control Launches Australia Facility

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New Customer Application Center allows customers in Australia and New Zealand to gain access to state-of-the-art testing laboratories and innovative formulations.
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CASE STUDY: Improving Yield

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Statistical analysis software has helped one manufacturer solve yield and throughput challenges.
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New Tin- and Mercury-Free Organometallic Catalysts for CASE Urethane Applications

By Robert Coughlin, John Florio, Bing Hsieh, and Ravi Ravichandran
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New catalysts offer performance characteristics in multiple applications.
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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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