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Dow Elastomers to Present Papers at FEICA

Dow Elastomers, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., recently announced it will address key industry trends and hot-melt adhesive (HMA) solutions during the FEICA 2014 European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and EXPO.
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Wacker Named Bosch Preferred Supplier

Wacker recently announced it has been named Bosch’s Preferred Supplier in the elastomers and thermosetting plastics materials group.
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Dow Corning Elastomers Shown to be Safe for Skin Contact Applications

Dow Corning recently announced that its TPSiV® 4000 and 4200 thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) have been shown to be safe for skin contact applications in two independent medical test protocols.
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What you need to know about rollers for adhesives and coating processes

The application of adhesives, sealants and coatings requires a range of specialized rollers with specific roll coverings, finishes, and temperature specifications.

Industrial rollers are used in the manufacturing and processing of almost every material—from paper to coiled steel and plastic packaging to textiles.


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Rubber-Based Hot-Melt Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

Rubber-based hot melts show great promise for a wide range of applications in both tapes and labels.

The choice of elastomers based on styrene block copolymer (SBC) technology for tapes and labels has traditionally been split between solvent and hot-melt systems.


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Silicone Technology for Aerospace and Aircraft

Silicone’s versatility makes it a valuable asset for demanding industries.

Over the last 50 years, the aerospace and aircraft industries have used silicone in an ever-growing number of applications. Silicone inherently has high dielectric strength (typically ≥ 500 V/mil) and a large coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), allowing it to absorb stresses during thermal cycling.


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Focus On: Domestic Expansion

The company expects to add 106 jobs over the next two years to the Houston Bay area.

Kuraray recently broke ground on its greenfield Kuraray Poval (polyvinyl alcohol) plant in La Porte, Texas. This new plant will reportedly add to Kuraray’s portfolio of manufacturing in the U.S., including ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVAL) and co-block thermoplastic elastomers (SEPTON). Kuraray’s Poval plant will have a production capacity of over 40,000 tons in its first phase.


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Global Thermoplastic Elastomer Market Maturing

The global thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) market has entered the mature stage, according to a new report.
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Advancing Adhesives: Sticking to Innovation

Dow Elastomers will introduce new polymers for hard-to-bond substrates and enhanced formulation flexibility at the World Adhesive & Sealant Conference.
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NuSil Technology LLC: Elastomer

EPM1-2493 is a low-viscosity, low-modulus silicone elastomer with a nominal thermal conductivity of 1 W/mk.
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UTECH Europe 2015

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The UTECH Europe 2015 exhibition and conference offers materials specialists an opportunity to see global advancements in polyurethane technology including all the latest products, formulations, and machines.

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