Articles by Edward M. Petrie

Formulating UV-Curing Liquid Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

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This article focuses on the many formulation factors that influence the performance of UV-curing pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs).
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Bookbinding Adhesives

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Bookbinding demands sophisticated adhesive solutions for a very common product.
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Fire-Retardant Adhesives

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Historically, fire resistance has not generally been a significant requirement when specifying adhesive systems. Recent incidents, however, indicate that this may soon change.
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Biodegradable Polymers in Adhesive Systems

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Biodegradable polymers based on renewable resources are being used as low-cost alternatives to petroleum-based raw materials.
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Safety First

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Safe handling of adhesives and sealants and their components.
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How Sealants Function

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Sealants are generally chosen for their ability to fill gaps, resist relative movement of the substrates, and exclude or contain another material. Sealants are generally lower in strength than adhesives, but have better flexibility. Usually, a sealant must effectively bond to a substrate in order to perform these functions.
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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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