Refine your results by

Learn About Hot Melt Adhesives at Two Day Short Course

10/21/13 to 10/22/13
Minneapolis, MN
United States

This course presents formulation strategies, based on application and performance requirements for a variety of hot melt adhesive markets by industry experts. Learn how plasticizers, tackifiers and waxes are used to enhance base polymers for optimized processing and properties and how to evaluate thermo-mechanical and mechanical behavior of hot melts and resulting bonded assemblies.

Ideal for…anyone involved with selecting, formulating and/or implementing hot melt adhesive technology for specific applications. Sales, product managers and marketing professionals would also benefit by increasing technical depth of additive options available for tailored solutions to product requirements. 

Participants are invited to attend the ASC EXPO at no additional charge to network with the industry and learn about the latest innovations in the industry.
Preliminary Topics Include:

  • Hot Melts Markets
  • Polymer Types
  • Additives
  • Testing & Measurement
  • End Use Applications
  • Application Equipment




Image Galleries

ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!


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.

More Podcasts

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

ASI April 2015 cover

2015 April

Our April issue includes previews of the ASC Spring Convention and Expo and the European Coatings Congress and Show, as well as articles detailing end-use applications in transportation, raw materials and equipment. Check it out today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Better Jobs

Is the economy prompting you to consider leaving your job for a better one?
View Results Poll Archive


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.

More Products

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. 


facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40 google+ icon ASI 30px

Clear Seas Research

With access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.