The emerging trend towards the use of more wood in construction is one way the industry is responding to demands from consumers for more sustainable building practices, and adhesives are key to that trend.
This study focused on Woodbridge AutoBond flexible foams, which can be found in automotive applications such as acoustics, seating, and interior and overhead systems.
November 23, 2020
Avery Dennison Performance Tapes recently released the second in a series of bonding studies that reportedly make it easier for converters to evaluate the performance of Avery Dennison Core Series adhesive products with commonly used materials.
Epoxy silanes like GLYMO and GLYEO are adhesion promoters used in food packaging, but safety issues have prompted the development of new alternatives.
April 21, 2020
Consumers expect the food industry to provide safe products that comply with the latest regulations. FEICA, the Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry, recommends avoiding the use of epoxy silanes in food contact applications, and the European Union is expected to set new limits during the course of this year. These limits will require complex testing methods that lead to challenges for converters and packaging manufacturers.
Designed to work on a broad range of medium-performance applications and packaging structures, Dow’s new adhesive reportedly offers up to 55% high-solids content in application.
October 31, 2019
Dow recently announced that it has expanded its portfolio of solvent-based adhesives with the new ADCOTE L76-500 high-solids adhesive, reportedly opening new opportunities beyond traditional metal-to-film lamination.