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UV LED Curing Technology

UV LED curing is fast becoming an accepted, user-friendly technology for a variety of manufacturing processes.

UV LED curing refers to a technique that uses “energy” output from the light emitting diodes (LEDs) in the ultraviolet (UV) spectrum to treat coatings, adhesives, inks and other UV-curable materials.


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Case Study: ERP System Helps Chemical Distributor Boost Productivity

Real-time visibility across operations can help boost productivity and business agility.

When you are responsible for manufacturing and distributing over 10,000 different products, real-time visibility is critical to running an efficient and agile business.


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Case Study: Polyurethane Sealants Lead to Energy Savings

Bridging the gaps in a building can bring significant heating and cooling savings.

Fourteen tubes of polyurethane sealant and an older suburban Western Pennsylvania home made for a perfect fit to seal in noteworthy energy savings.


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Lignin in the Laboratory

The use of lignin could bring about a green, cost-effective way to develop adhesives and sealants.

A new source of lignin has been developed that produces a consistent quality for commercial quantities.


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Dibenzoate Plasticizers in Waterborne Acrylic PSAs

New blends of dibenzoates have recently been introduced for adhesives and other applications.

Plasticizers are normally used in polymeric systems to soften or to improve the processability of a composition.


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Advancing Adhesives: Magnetic Pollen Replicas are a Sticky Business

Magnetic pollen replicas offer multimodal adhesion in iron oxide coatings.

Researchers have created magnetic replicas of sunflower pollen grains using a wet chemical, layer-by-layer process that applies highly conformal iron oxide coatings.


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Boosting ROI with Powerful PR and Social Media

Trade show success involves planned marketing and public relations efforts before, during, and after the show.

Next month, the American Coatings Show and the Adhesive and Sealant Council Spring Convention and Expo will draw thousands of key players in the global adhesives, sealants, and coatings industries to Atlanta and Orlando, respectively.


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Strategic Solutions: A New Decision-Making Framework

On a daily basis, television, newspaper, and radio fill their programming with “experts” who are all too eager to prognosticate where the stock market will be in 12 months, how quickly the sea will rise in the next 100 years, or who will win the Super Bowl and why.


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Q&A About Polyurethane: Prepolymers with Low Isocyanate Content

What might cause problems with reproducibility in prepolymers with low isocyanate content?

We manufacture prepolymers with an isocyanate content of 15-20% NCO using a variety of diphenylmethane-based isocyanates and polyether polyols.


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Common Problems with Common Tests

Understanding manufacturer instructions and test standards can help prevent problems when testing to industry standards.

Testing to industry standards provides repeatable methods for comparison and quality assurance purposes.


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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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