The Universal Selection Source: Adhesives Ingredients

Jan 20, 2016 | Article

Waterborne Adhesives Additives: The Five Most Important in your Formulation

By Edward Petrie

Waterborne adhesives are usually fairly complex formulations of components that perform specialty functions. As you know very few waterborne polymers are used as adhesives without the addition of some modifying substance such as plasticizer, defoamer, or rheology modifiers. The selection of the actual ingredients and their concentrations will depen...

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May 29, 2015 | Article

UBE, a Strong Player in the Polyurethane Market – Interview of Dr. Manuel Colera

Dr. Manuel Colera, Business Development Manager at UBE, was recently interviewed by Dr Raphael Mestanza, Chief Innovation Officer at SpecialChem in order to give an overview of UBE’s positioning in the growing Polyurethane market.

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Sep 17, 2014 | Article

Adhesives and Sealants in the Transportation Market - Part 2: Aerospace

By Edward Petrie

Adhesives have always played a significant role in the aircraft / aerospace industry primarily because they offer a low weight, fatigue resistant, and aerodynamically sound method of assembly. Adhesive bonding is also less labor and cost intensive when applied to large structures such as those commonly utilized in aircraft manufacture.

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May 8, 2014 | Article

Two-component Curable Solventless Adhesive

A two-component curable solventless adhesive which enables a laminated composite film comprising a barrier layer and a plastic film laminated with each other to maintain excellent appearance and adhesive strength for a long period even after a sterilization treatment at high temperature, and to appropriately adjust a reaction between a base resin a...

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Apr 24, 2014 | Article

Low Application Temperature Hotmelt Adhesive

The invention relates to a low application temperature hot melt adhesive. The adhesive is particularly useful in the construction of nonwoven articles. The invention provides a low application temperature hot melt adhesive comprising an olefin copolymer, wherein the olefin copolymer has an average Melt Index greater than 5 but less than about 35 g...

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Sep 7, 2015 | Article

How to Accelerate Growth in New Applications - SpecialChem's Dr Hervé Heinrich Interviewed by FEICA

SpecialChem never misses the FEICA conference - the best adhesives industry event for Europe - and this year, we have been invited to present at “Reboot your Business for Growth” session. Dr. Herve Heinrich, Director of Commercial Acceleration Solutions at SpecialChem is pleased to offer his expertise on the importance of expanding into new applica...

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Feb 9, 2015 | Article

Cardolite’s Interview about its Strategy and Ambitions for the Future

We recently interviewed Fernanda Tavares, Global Marketing Director at Cardolite, to give an overview of Cardolite’s positioning in the adhesives market. Cardolite is the world’s largest producer of specialty chemicals based on cashew nutshell liquid (CNSL).

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Jul 7, 2014 | Article

Adhesives and Sealants in the Transportation Market - Part 1: Automotive

By Edward Petrie

Adhesive bonding has become a strong enabler in demanding sub-segments of this industry such as automotive, aircraft, and marine. Transportation adhesives and bonding processes have had to become increasingly sophisticated to meet the needs of today's market. This trend has been always driven by concerns about performance and durability. But more r...

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May 2, 2014 | Article

Acrylic Pressure-sensitive Adhesive Composition

An acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition contains 100 parts by mass of an acrylic polymer (A), 1 to 70 parts by mass of a (meth)acrylic polymer (B) having a weight average molecular weight (Mw) of 1000.ltoreq.Mw<30000, and 1 to 50 parts by mass of a hydrogenated tackifying resin (C). The (meth)acrylic polymer (B) is a polymer having a wei...

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Apr 24, 2014 | Article

Silane Cross-linked 1-component Lamination Adhesive

The invention relates to a crosslinkable one-component lamination adhesive containing a) 25 to 80 wt % of polyester prepolymers, polyether prepolymers, and/or polyurethane prepolymers that comprise at least two crosslinkable silane groups, b) 75 to 20 wt % organic solvent having a boiling point of up to C., c) 0 to 15 wt % additives, th...

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Learn how to select various coatings, primers, and application properties in order to promote and maintain good adhesion and durability. Review coating properties and test methods to measure adhesion as well as the requirements for good adhesion and the mechanisms that lead to coating adhesion failure.

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