Jun 11

PVC’s VS TPE’s

June 11, 2019 11:20 AM

It's hard to beat the cost/performance benefits of PVC-based compounds, but lingering safety questions are prompting more manufacturers to ask for alternatives. Custom compounders are responding with TPE alternatives and developing radical new technologies to meet the demand.
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Jun 04

What is PVA Glue and other tips?

June 4, 2019 3:30 PM

PVA Glue is derived from a substance called Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA). This substance is but a specific type of the aliphatic resin.
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May 30

Rubber-Based Hot-Melt Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives-2

May 30, 2019 1:40 PM

Mixing equipment for SIS polymers has also been shown in both laboratory and production testing to be limited to lower temperature (< 325°F) and higher shear mixers (dual arm and planetary), as polymer degradation was found using other types of mixers.
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May 28

Rubber-Based Hot-Melt Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

May 28, 2019 4:40 PM

Rubber-based hot melts show great promise for a wide range of applications in both tapes and labels.
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May 23

What Products Work Best with Hot Melt Adhesives?

May 23, 2019 4:45 PM

You will find hot melt adhesives everywhere in your day-to-day life. From the furniture you sit on to the corrugated carton that holds the mailers in your local post office, it's not difficult to come across items bonded using this popular adhesive.
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May 21

What are the Types of Modifier in Bitumen?

May 21, 2019 5:35 PM

Bitumen is a black or dark brown non-crystalline solid or viscous material, composed principally of high molecular weight hydrocarbons, having adhesive properties, derived from petroleum either by natural or refinery processes and substantially soluble in carbon disulphide. Refer to Ali Akhber Yousefi (2002), bitumen in pure form is not suitable for modern roads and present traffic, therefore forced engineers to modify bitumen to improve its performance during service life.
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May 16

HOT MELT PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVES (HMPSA) USED FOR FASTENING TAPES

May 16, 2019 10:30 AM

Fastening tape (Velcro / Hook and Loop) is widely used in products we all use on a daily basis such as clothing, shoes, house wares, furniture, stationary, vehicles, construction, etc.
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May 14

Innovative Change : Amorphous Polyalphaolefin (APAO) – Technology and Global Markets to 2023

May 14, 2019 10:05 AM

The global market of amorphous polyalphaolefin (APAO) is expected to grow modestly and exceed REDACTED through 2023, growing at a CAGR of REDACTED during the forecast period of 2018 to 2023.
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May 09

Thermoplastic Elastomers Are Perfect For Toys

May 9, 2019 4:20 PM

Getting the best quality materials for your business applications is key to maintaining product quality and integrity.
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May 07

SIS BLOCK COPOLYMERS FOR PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVES

May 7, 2019 10:50 AM

Styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) are widely used for hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives (HMPSAs).
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Apr 25

Choose the Right TPE:The 7 Essential Considerations

April 25, 2019 9:05 AM

New TPEs are developed on a daily basis, for many reasons: new polymer technologies offered by our suppliers, evolving consumer preferences, or the newest government regulation.  Depending on your application or end-use environment, you may already know if you need an SBC compound versus a TPV, but how do you choose the right grade? 
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Apr 23

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April 23, 2019 4:35 PM

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