I understand that polyureas are very fast curing. Why don’t we see them used as adhesives?
October 29, 2020
Polyureas have a lot of similarity to polyurethanes, but they are two-component systems based on reacting an isocyanate with a multifunctional amine rather than with a polyol. This chemical reaction is extremely fast, quite often just a few seconds.
The ASSEMBLY Show is virtual this year—early access began in August, the event is being held October 27-28, and on-demand login opportunities will last through June 2021.
October 12, 2020
Organizers of The ASSEMBLY Show have reimagined the event in a new accessible way due to ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Attendees’ virtual tickets enable access to the online portal October 27-28, 2020, as well as early access that began in August and on-demand login availability through June 2021.
The bonding study was performed in collaboration with Superior Felt & Filtration at the Avery Dennison Performance Tapes Painesville Innovation Center, an ISO 17025-certified facility.
September 1, 2020
Avery Dennison Performance Tapes recently released the first in a series of bonding studies that the company reports will make it easier for converters to evaluate the performance of Avery Dennison Core Series™ portfolio adhesive products with commonly used materials.
Solvent-based adhesives were traditionally attractive systems for both industrial users and consumers. They are low-cost systems that dry quickly and frequently give high performance, particularly on plastics where the solvents soften or dissolve the surface layers.
It’s been said that hindsight is 2020. To usher in the new decade, we’d like to offer a retrospective on the automotive adhesives—both liquids and pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes and films—that continue to redefine the industry.
On Demand The next generation of rosin esters offer excellent bonding strength, significantly light color and high stability, providing adhesive formulators with a new choice of high-performance biobased tackifiers.
With a focus on the process chain of joining/bonding by means of gluing, molding, sealing, and foaming, Bondexpo offers detailed and system solutions for present and future challenges in the field of joining and bonding a broad range of materials.
Read all about packaging, from formulating packaging adhesives to choosing the best packaging option for your product. This issue also includes the 2020 Raw Materials and Chemicals Overview in this issue, so be sure to check it out!