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Items Tagged with 'hot melts'
Below are the five most-viewed market trends stories on the ASI website for 2013.*
Readers last week were most interested in the leadership award bestowed on H.B. Fuller.
Henkel’s collaboration with multiple large chemical companies to address sustainability issues drew the most interest last week.
Carton closure hot-melt packaging adhesives using ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) polymer systems have been used for decades due to their availability, formulation latitude and performance attributes. Packaging adhesive formulations typically contain polymer, tackifier resin and wax.
QUESTION: We want to bond steel to foamed polystyrene in large bond areas, and we want to use a cost-effective adhesive that doesn’t take long to dry. Is a hot melt the way to go?
All three podcasts can be found at www.adhesivesmag.com/pods.
Polyolefin-based, hot-melt adhesives have proven their advantages in various fields of adhesive applications in recent decades. In the last 10 years, a new generation of polyolefins have been introduced, showing new and value-adding properties for the hot-melt adhesive customer.