The Universal Selection Source: Adhesives Ingredients

May 19, 2017 | Article

Latest Trends & Challenges in Flexible Packaging Adhesives

By SpecialChem

Flexible packaging has now become popular in various industries ranging from consumer products to industrial applications. Technological advancements have led to high demand of recyclable products &...

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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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Feb 27, 2017 | Article

Bonding Solutions for Low Surface Energy Substrates

By Edward Petrie

Certain polymeric substrates, such as polyolefins, fluoropolymers, and silicone rubber are difficult to bond and present challenges to both the formulator and the end-user. The main reason that...

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Dec 14, 2016 | Article

2016 Adhesives Industry Highlights: Interview with Edward Petrie

By Sreeparna Das

Now that we are in the last month of this year, it is a good time to look back and capture the main highlights from the Adhesives Industry in 2016. I caught up with the leading expert in this field...

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Jul 26, 2016 | Article

Extracting the Most Commercial Value from your Patent Claims

By Laurence Pearson

A fundamental decision in our intellectual property strategy development is whether to file a patent application, or whether to keep the details of an invention a trade secret? A patent gives a...

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May 4, 2017 | Article

Real Bio-based Ingredients for Formulator's Toolbox

By Edward Petrie

The adhesive industry is taking reasonable, controlled steps to develop adhesive systems based on renewable sources. This calls for innovation and collaboration between the new material developers...

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Mar 31, 2017 | Article

New Toughening Agents (Micro & Nano) for Structural Adhesives

By Edward Petrie

The two qualities required for high strength, creep and environmental resistant structural adhesives that unmodified resins often lack are flexibility and toughness. Formulators have overcome these...

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Jan 27, 2017 | Article

Lignin & Soy based Bio-adhesives for Wood & Wood Composites

By Edward Petrie

Current environmental regulations are encouraging the development of new adhesives and binders for bonding wood and wood composites. Hence, manufacturers are developing new technologies to improve...

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Nov 28, 2016 | Article

Automotive NVH Reducing Strategies Using Polymeric Materials

By Edward Petrie

Several factors contribute to the growth of the Global Automotive NVH Materials market such as government laws and regulations. NHV regulations to date have addressed noise from the device to the...

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Jun 10, 2016 | Article

Defend Trade Secrets Act: What You Need to Know?

By Laurence Pearson

The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) was signed into law on May 11, 2016 after a remarkable display of unity in both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. The DTSA creates an option for...

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