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Rollers for Adhesive and Coating Processes

The application of adhesives, sealants and coatings requires a range of specialized rollers with specific roll coverings, finishes, and temperature specifications
April 1, 2014

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.
April 1, 2014

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.
October 1, 2013

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.
July 1, 2013

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

January 29, 2013
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

September 4, 2012
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

August 8, 2012
EPM1-2493 is a low-viscosity, low-modulus silicone elastomer with a nominal thermal conductivity of 1 W/mk.
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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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