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Hot melt adhesives Channel
Hotmelt adhesives are thermoplastics that are applied in a molten state and form a bond on cooling to a solid state. The two important physical properties are: glass transition temperature and melt temperature, varying significantly depending on the type of base polymer used and the additives or modifiers present in the formulation. Major application areas include shoe, automotive, packaging, electrical / electronic, and woodworking.   

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Jul 22, 2019 | Industry News

FEICA Validates Test Method to Measure Free Monomeric Isocyanate in Low Ranges

FEICA has signed off the Validation Report of the CURRENTA Test Method for the accurate measurement of very low contents of free monomeric isocyanate in adhesives, sealants and one-component foams...

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Jul 22, 2019 | Industry News

Munich Adhesives and Finishing Symposium to Focus on HMAs and Innovations

The Munich Adhesives and Finishing Symposium includes a range of topics relevant to the hot-melt adhesives industry, including new raw material and product developments, the opening of new...

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Jul 10, 2019 | Industry News

Bostik’s Solvent-free HM Glue Improves Performance of Adhesive Bibs

Bostik has developed a solvent-free hot melt adhesive solution made up with 10% of bio-sourced materials derived from pine resin is sprayed on the back of the bibs to improve the performance of...

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Jul 9, 2019 | Industry News

Sasol to Present Studies on FT-waxes for HMAs at China Adhesive 2019

Sasol has announced that it will present recent studies that showcase the extent to which Sasol's FT hard waxes enable the HMA producer to maintain the freedom of formulation over a wide range of...

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Jul 4, 2019 | Industry News

New Flexible Non-toxic HM Bio-adhesive for Healing Wounds

Researchers have introduced a very strong, non-toxic tissue adhesive that remains flexible even after solidification. Melting the glue and smearing it on the damaged tissue is performed with a...

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Jun 6, 2019 | Industry News

BASF Increases UV Acrylic Hot-melt Polymers’ Production with New Facility

BASF has doubled its manufacturing capacity for UV acrylic hotmelts sold under the brand name acResin® by building a second production facility at the Ludwigshafen site in Germany...

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May 30, 2019 | Industry News

Eastman to Enhance Hydrocarbon Resin Production to Support Adhesive Business

Eastman has invested to expand its capabilities for the production of hydrocarbon resins which are used as raw materials in hot-melt and pressure sensitive adhesives at both its manufacturing sites...

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May 21, 2019 | Product News

Jowat Launches Monomer Reduced PUR Hot-melt Adhesive for Automotive Interiors

Jowat has launched a new PUR hot-melt product in the Jowatherm-Reaktant® MR series, which provides a high-performance PUR solution for a wide variety of 3D lamination processes in the automotive...

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May 6, 2019 | Product News

Jowat to Launch Monomer-reduced PUR Hot-melt Adhesive at Techtextil 2019

Jowat will be launching its all-purpose PUR hot melt adhesive for the automotive and textile industries. The product of the Jowatherm-Reaktant® MR series has reduced monomer content and is therefore...

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Apr 26, 2019 | Product News

Follmann Offers Polyurethane Hot-melt Adhesives for Technical Textiles

Follmann will be presenting its wide range of polyurethane hot melt adhesives, water-based polymer dispersions, PVC plastisols, pigment preparations and coatings for digital printing for textile...

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