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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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Oct 10, 2018 | Product News

ExxonMobil Showcased Polymer Solutions for PSA and HMAs at China Adhesive

ExxonMobil demonstrated its range of adhesives polymers for Hotmelt adhesives and PSAs at its China Adhesive 2018 booth. Visitors learnt about ExxonMobil Chemical’s broad portfolio of consistent...

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Sep 24, 2018 | Industry News

Eastman Expert Discussed Methods to Detect Raw Material Migration from HMA at FEICA

At this year’s FEICA Conference in Riga, Dr Henk-Jan de Jager, from Eastman discussed the challenges to detect and interpret migration caused by hotmelt adhesive raw materials during breakout...

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Sep 24, 2018 | Product News

Novel SIS Polymers for Oil Free Hot Melt Labels: TSRC/Dexco at FEICA 2018

TSRC/Dexco has developed novel SIS polymers that will help the hot melt adhesive formulator meet these upcoming challenges. Paul Dalley, Principal Scientist at Dexco Polymers shared these polymers...

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Sep 24, 2018 | Industry News

Nynas Discussed Safe Use of Mineral Oils in Adhesives in FCM at FEICA 2018

Focusing on the topic, “Safe adhesives for food packaging” at FEICA this year, Anna Steneholm, from Nynas AB sheds light on the different types of mineral oils and their specifications and the...

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Sep 21, 2018 | Industry News

Croda’s Smart Approach for Sustainable Adhesives Used in Electronics

At FECIA 2018, Croda showcased its smart approach to reach sustainable adhesive solutions like: resistance to water, heat and UV; water-resistant PU adhesive, tough epoxy adhesive, HMAs for...

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Sep 17, 2018 | Industry News

Investor Group to Purchase Momentive for Approx. USD 3.1 Billion

Momentive and Investor Group have entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby the Investor Group will acquire Momentive in a transaction valued at approximately USD 3.1 billion, including the...

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Sep 14, 2018 | Product News

Kraton to Highlight Innovative Biobased Tackifiers & more at CHINAADHESIVE 2018

Kraton Corporation will exhibit biobased tackifiers and polymers at CHINAADHESIVE 2018 including range of tackifiers used in HM Adhesives. Kraton, will present a technical seminar on “Effect of...

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Sep 13, 2018 | Product News

Bostik to Showcase Range of HMAs and Labeling Solutions at LABELEXPO Americas

Bostik will be present with its Hot-melt adhesives and Labeling solutions at the Labelexpo Americas tradeshow in Chicago. Attendees will also learn about Arkema’s 100% solids UV or EB curable...

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Sep 12, 2018 | Product News

Henkel to Present LED Curing Acrylic and PU Adhesive Range for Medical Devices

Henkel will present its portfolio of pressure sensitive acrylic, Hot-melt, and PU adhesives for applications in healthcare. Highlights will include new solvent borne LED curing adhesives for...

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Sep 6, 2018 | Industry News

Mactac Launches Craft Beer Labels Using Pressure Sensitive Hot-melt Adhesive

Mactac Roll Label has launched a new line of craft beer labels. The new craft beer label solutions are all designed with either acrylic adhesive or hot-melt rubber adhesive. Mactac’s labels are...

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