Adhesives

Chip Offers Fast Melt Rate

The WizChip hot melt adhesive chip utilizes company's proprietary adhesive chemistry for an optimum quick melt rate. Flat-rounded chip is said to offer

PSA Line Expands

Expanded line of acrylic transfer PSAs includes the 600 Series (high shear, moderate LSE, and high-temperature shear); 800 Series (lower cost, high peel,

Hot Melt PSAs Are 'Green'

The Acrynax adhesives line of acrylic polymer hot melt PSAs is said to be good for both the environment and costs. This environmentally safe alternative

Hoses Keep Adhesives Warm

RTD-controlled, heated hoses maintain water-based adhesives at a constant warm temperature. This means the glue valves operate properly, less product

PSA Ideal for Clear Film Applications

Water-based Covinax 462 is a permanent pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) said to be ideal for clear film applications that demand no hazing or blushing of the adhesive-coated film

3M Selects KAPCO

KENT, OH KAPCO (Kent Adhesive Products Co.) has been selected as a Preferred Converter and Distributor of 3M's Renewable Energy Div. (RED), St. Paul,

Apply Hot Melt Reliably

PURBlue 4 adhesive melters are moisture-cure reactive hot melt application systems. Melters heat only a small amount of adhesive as needed, reducing thermal

Hot Melt Needs No Primary Coat

PS 1210 hot melt adhesive is said to improve the performance of products for applications. Reportedly demonstrates an exceptionally low penetration behavior

Adhesive Is Applied With No Contact

The Corrutack 2 adhesive applicator system for flap gluing is able to glue on the operating and/or drive side of machine. Stations can be installed on

Dispense Adhesives with Clean Cutoff

PUR adhesive dispensing system is said to install easily on existing folder/gluers as well as on new equipment. Comprising a PURBlue 4 slug melter and

Do It Yourself

In these challenging economic times, reducing costs can be as important as increasing sales. Well, almost. And while adhesives and coatings may account

Adhesives Offer Economies

PolyTak hot melt adhesives are said to offer excellent paper and paperboard substrate adhesion. With set properties ranging from medium to fast, adhesives

Get Adhesive Removability

Repositionable micronax micro sphere technology is said to bring a new level of repositionability to adhesives for use in many applications. The technology

Partnership for Eco Packaging Launched

Henkel announces a joint agreement with LBP Mfg., Cicero, IL, to combine R&D resources to develop coatings, barriers, laminates, and adhesives

H.B. Fuller Buys Nordic

H.B. Fuller Co. has acquired Nordic Adhesives Technology

Henkel Acquires National Adhesives

Bridgewater, NJ | Henkel Corp. has acquired the National Adhesives business of National Starch and Chemical Co. This acquisition enables Henkel to offer

Open House Presents Solvent-Free Adhesives

LONG ISLAND, NY Nordmeccanica held an open house on April 10 at its Long Island location in which two new solvent-free adhesives from Rohm & Haas were

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Troubleshooting Extrusion Processes With Hands-On Computational Proceduresby Natti S. Rao, Plastics Solutions International Consulting

Knowledge = Power = Success

Training. It's as essential to the growth and vitality of a converting operation as air and water are to all living things. Many companies have in-depth,

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Nucleation Of Polyethylene Blown Filmby Heather Dolan, Milliken & Co. APPLICATION: Nucleation is a common practice with polypropylene

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Chemical Analysis Of The Polyester/Metal Surface Of A Delamination Failureby Eldridge M. Mount III, EMMOUNT Technologies Application:

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Use of Metallocene Polyethylene In Coextruded Lamination Films by Richard W. Halle and Simone Vigano, ExxonMobil Chemical APPLICATION:

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Advances in extrusion coating die system technology, and on-line gauging as a process troubleshooting tool.

Online Adhesive Solutions Center Supports Flex-Pack Users

Rohm and Haas will offer an online resource for the flexible packaging industry that discusses adhesive facts, recommends proper uses, and highlights performance benefits.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Stretch Film Production Control Of Extrusion And Casting Variables by Mark A. Jones, Battenfeld Gloucester Europe APPLICATION: Using

Ashland Introduces Adhesive Product Line to China

Ashland Specialty Polymers & Adhesives introduced AROSET pressure-sensitive adhesive product line.

A Look at Flame Retardants

For this discussion, flame retardants are additives for adhesives or coatings that make an adhesive or coating resistant to catching fire. This may be an oversimplification, since catching fire can have different meanings.

Adding Up Additives

Packaging film additives are designed to aid the converting process and improve package performance. Here’s how.

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Non-polar process aids improve extrusion; troubleshooting corona treatment issues; electron beam curable gas and aroma barrier technology; and the role of adhesives in the retort pouch.

Envelope Adhesives 101

A new brochure from National Adhesives provides a general summary of the various types of adhesives or "gums" that are used to manufacture envelopes in the United States.

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