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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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Jan 16, 2018 | Product News

New Epoxy-functional Cardanol-based Diluent for Electronic Applications: Cardolite

Cardolite has introduced LITE 513E, an epoxy-functional, cardanol-based diluent with low total chlorine/halogen content (≤ 1000ppm). It is a low color, low viscosity, monofunctional epoxy reactive...

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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 11, 2017 | Industry News

Wageningen Researchers Reveal Promising Bio-based Alternatives to Polar Aprotic Solvents

A report from Wageningen has revealed a number of promising bio-based alternatives to the controversial polar aprotic solvents NMP, DMAc and DMF. The research carried out a broad scan of new and...

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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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Nov 29, 2017 | Industry News

COSMOS Project Explores New Oil Sources for European Oleochemical Industry

The COSMOS Horizon 2020 EU research project aims at reducing the dependence of Europe’s oleochemical industry on imported tropical vegetable oils. Oleochemical industry uses mono-unsaturated fatty...

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Nov 21, 2017 | Industry News

DSM Buys Amyris Brazil to Produce High Volumes of Farnesene-based Intermediates

Royal DSM and Amyris have enhanced their strategic alliance through the sale of Amyris Brazil to DSM and the establishment of a long-term manufacturing partnership for Amyris' high-volume products...

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Nov 16, 2017 | Product News

Perstorp Launches Renewable Polyols Range to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Perstorp has taken one more step towards Finite Material Neutral by 2030. It has added two new products to reduce carbon footprint by up to 80% compared to fossil alternatives. They will give...

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Nov 6, 2017 | Industry News

UPM Raflatac & MUS Partner to Develop Bio-based Solution for Can Labeling

MUS has partnered with UPM Raflatac to find a more sustainable alternative for their current label material solution. Together with UPM Raflatac, MUS has tested the new RafBio PE material in...

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Nov 1, 2017 | Industry News

Hexion Expands its R&D Facility for Bio-based Resins in Edmonton, Alberta

Hexion has successfully completed an expansion of its technology center at its forest products complex in Edmonton, Alberta. The expanded research and development facility is focused on developing...

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Oct 30, 2017 | Industry News

Research to Focus on Sense of Touch in Bacteria and Production of Instant Adhesive

University of Basel researchers have identified how tiny bacteria recognize and react to surfaces with which they come into contact – a surprising discovery that could help scientists better...

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