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.

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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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Nanotechnology functionality in flexible packaging, new methods of manufacturing; enhanced economics of 100% solids adhesives; clarifiers for polypropylene film; and coextruded HMW-HDPE film structures with improved bubble stability.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Applications Of Novel Photo-Curing Oligomer Resins: Generation Twoby Michael L. Gould et al., Ashland Specialty Chemical Application:

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Barrier Testing And Comparison In Pouch Packaging Structures by Bill Minnich, AET Films APPLICATION: Metallized OPP structures can provide

Are Universal Products Possible?

The question seems like a good one when we first hear it. Why is there not a universal adhesive, coating, or ink? Such a material certainly would make

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A New Family of sHDPE Polymers For Enhanced Moisture Barrier Performanceby Norman Aubee, Patrick Lam, and Sarah Marshall, NOVA Chemicals

AWA Publishes Glue Report

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. will publish a new report on the global glue applied label market.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Effects of machine direction orientation on the moisture and oxygen barrier properties of HMW-PE films, novel high performance collation shrink film, choosing the right cure mechanism for UV curable laminating adhesives, and cost reduction using performance products.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Influence of electron beam on some polymeric substrates used in flexible packaging; polymer processing additives and melt fracture in blown film, die geomotry considerations; adding oxygen barrier to laminating adhesives; and how to improve cross-machine drying profiles.

Ready to Serve

3 Sigma finds an under-serviced niche in the roll label market and fill it by adding coating lines manufactured by Ross-Waldron.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Improving productivity with automated slitter positioning, polymeric nanocomposites enabled by controlled architecture materials, benefits of new technology ionizers for web handling, and the effect of orientation on MD on HMW-HDPE films.

Coating/Drying and Adhesion Technology Seminars Announced

The Coating and Drying Technology seminar is designed for engineers and scientists who work with the coating of fluids onto continuous webs. The Adhesion Technology seminar is designed for engineers and polymer chemists involved with practical adhesive bonding to plastics, metals, and other substrates.

Adhesives and Specialty Monomers Studies Coming Soon

Skeist Inc. is planning to release two multi-client, techno-economic marketing studies: Adhesives VIII and Specialty Monomers V. (skeistinc.com)

Adhesives Research Announces New Business

Adhesives Research has formed a new business, ARmark Authentication Technologies, which focuses on anti-counterfeiting technology in the form of covert markers, a technology that can be combined with custom-developed delivery systems for application to a variety of goods.

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