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Natural adhesives are made from organic sources such as vegetable starch (dextrin), natural resins, or animals (e.g. the milk protein casein and hide-based animal glues).  Naturally derived adhesives, also referred to as bio-based-, renewable-, sustainable-, environment-friendly adhesives, are especially used in the packaging industry.

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Aug 9, 2019 | Article

Bio-based Adhesives – Reclaiming Waste

By Thorsten Leupold

Learn how utilizing bio-based adhesives over conventional equivalents can be a sustainable approach with lower overall CO2-footprints. Also, learn the future aspects for biopolymers in adhesive...

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Apr 26, 2018 | Article

Enter into the ‘Sticky’ World of Bioadhesion!

By SpecialChem

Nature produces a wide variety of glues. From mucus of snails to the bonding principle of orchids or the tree frogs, the scope of biological adhesives is not limited to only the gecko! Many living...

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Dec 15, 2017 | Article

Impact of Circular Economy on Adhesives & Sealants Industry

By Lorna Williams

The manufacturing of adhesives and sealants is a complex world with much different chemistry, with formulations taking different forms. Also, each formulation often requires different production...

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Dec 5, 2017 | Article

Adhesive Industry Wrap-Up 2017 & What Will Come in 2018?

By Dr. Vysakh Prasad

The adhesives and sealant market is extremely diverse and complex with numerous products with broad application windows. Regulations and approvals for each industry sector are different and vary...

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Jun 29, 2017 | Article

NatureWorks Targets C.A.S.E with New Lactide Technology

By SpecialChem

Read our interview with Brian Glasbrenner, Commercial Manager, and Dr. Bill Coggio, Application & Technology Development Manager, from NatureWorks about their new Performance Chemicals division &...

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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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Jan 27, 2017 | Article

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

By Edward M. 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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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...

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Sep 27, 2013 | Article

Terpene Tackifiers Help PSAs Resist Long-Term Stress

A team from Nitto Denko in Osaka, Japan has developed pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) with higher resistance to continuous stress than is available in existing products. PSA joints tend to show...

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Jul 25, 2013 | Article

Starch-based Corrugated Adhesive with Improved Delamination Resistance

This invention relates to starch-based aqueous adhesives particularly suitable for being foamed and used in the making of paperboard articles. Foamed adhesives tend to provide economic and...

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