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Literally, a Sealant is a viscous material which becomes solid after application. The main uses of a sealant are either to form a protection barrier, to seal two substrates together, or to fill gaps or holes. Basically this is a material which has the adhesive and cohesive properties to form a seal. Main market applications are building and construction, transportation and Do-It-Yourself. Main types: Elastic sealants have high recovery (over 70%), Plastic sealants display only slight or no recovery at all (up to 20%) and Elasto-plastic and plasto-elastic sealants with properties in between.

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May 26, 2017 | Product News

DAP Unveils Urethanized Acrylic Sealant for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

DAP has introduced Extreme Stretch, a new Urethanized Acrylic Sealant that combines the superior flexibility, adhesion strength and durability of polyurethane with the ease of clean up and paint...

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May 18, 2017 | Industry News

Henkel to Enhance its Sealants Proficiency with Acquisition of Sonderhoff

Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire Sonderhoff. With the acquisition of the privately owned company, Henkel will further enhance its sealants competence. The innovative systems from Sonderhoff...

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May 4, 2017 | Article

Real Bio-based Ingredients for Formulator's Toolbox

By Edward M. Petrie

Innovation and collaboration between the new material developers and the adhesive formulators has led to the commercialization bio-based materials. Formulators can now project a “green” image to...

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Apr 27, 2017 | Industry News

Adhesives & Sealants Market to Reach USD 63.50 Billion by 2021: M&M

The adhesives & sealants market is expected to grow from USD 49.50 Billion in 2016 to USD 63.50 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 5.11% between 2016 and 2021. Technological advancements are expected to...

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Apr 21, 2017 | Article

Silane Modified Polymers (SMP): An Alternative to PU Polymers

By Vladimyr Wolan

Polyurethane polymers are very successful products used in the adhesive, sealants and paint industries. The hydrogen bonds present in PU bond add strength to the polymer matrix and are able to...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Clariant and Huntsman to Merge & Form HuntsmanClariant

Clariant and Huntsman have announced a definitive agreement to combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction. The merged company will be named HuntsmanClariant and will benefit from...

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May 10, 2017 | Industry News

Kraton to Open Hydrogenated Styrenic Block Copolymer Plant in Taiwan

Kraton has announced the opening of the 30 kiloton HSBC plant in Mailiao, Taiwan. The key features of the plant include capabilities to produce low viscosity products such as sealants, adhesives...

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May 2, 2017 | Product News

Ultra-thin, Bio-based Sealant Web for Flexible Packaging by PSI

Plastic Suppliers has introduced EarthFirst® UL, an ultra-thin, bio-based sealant web used for flexible packaging applications. EarthFirst UL is ideal for food packaging applications using...

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Apr 21, 2017 | Industry News

Resinate Materials Group Earns ASC Innovation Award

Resinate has been honored with the Adhesive and Sealant Council’s (ASC) prestigious Small Business Innovation Award. Resinate uses its technology to use recycled and renewable content to create...

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Apr 19, 2017 | Industry News

Adhesives & Sealants Market to Reach USD 43.19 Billion by 2020: Radiant Insights

Global adhesives & sealants market size is expected to reach USD 43.19 billion by 2020, as per a new research report by Radiant Insights, Inc. Strong demand from packaging, construction and...

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