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Literally, a Sealant is a viscous material which becomes solid after application. The main uses of a sealant are either to form a protection barrier, to seal two substrates together, or to fill gaps or holes. Basically this is a material which has the adhesive and cohesive properties to form a seal. Main market applications are building and construction, transportation and Do-It-Yourself. Main types: Elastic sealants have high recovery (over 70%), Plastic sealants display only slight or no recovery at all (up to 20%) and Elasto-plastic and plasto-elastic sealants with properties in between.

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Nov 23, 2017 | Industry News

Aviation Adhesives & Sealants Market Size to Reach USD 1.17 Billion By 2025

The global aviation adhesives and sealants market size is predicted to be worth USD 1.17 billion by 2025. Solvent-based adhesives and sealants are expected to witness large-scale adoption in...

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Nov 2, 2017 | Industry News

Soudal Acquires Dong Yang, a South-Korean Sealant Producer

Soudal has acquired South-Korean sealant producer Dong Yang. This acquisition is a further step in the geographical expansion of Soudal and strengthens its position in the Asian markets. For the...

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Oct 6, 2017 | Industry News

ACTEGA Invests 18 Mn Euros to Expand its R&D Site in Bremen

ACTEGA has invested to expand its R&D site to meet customers’ growing demand for special solutions. For example due to a new PVC-free sealant thousands of tons of steel can be saved each year in...

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Oct 5, 2017 | Industry News

Scientists Develop a Highly-elastic Sealant for Surgical Applications

Biomedical engineers from University of Sydney and United States have collaborated on development of potentially life-saving surgical glue, called MeTro. Its high elasticity makes it ideal for...

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Sep 21, 2017 | Industry News

FEICA 2017 – A Platform to Discuss New Market Drivers, Trends & Innovations

FEICA’s yearly Business Forum, entitled "Driving Innovation", has demonstrated that the need to create and sustain a more circular economy can actually go hand-in-hand with exciting growth...

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Nov 14, 2017 | Industry News

WACKER Increases Silicone Production and R&D Capacity in China

WACKER will expand its production capacities for silicone and polymer products in China. The expansion project also includes the R&D lab for silicone elastomers which develops adhesives and sealants...

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Oct 23, 2017 | Industry News

H.B. Fuller Boosts its Problem-solving Potential with Acquisition of Royal Adhesives & Sealants

H.B. Fuller has finalized its acquisition of Royal Adhesives & Sealants for USD 1.575 billion. The acquisition expands H.B. Fuller’s product offering in engineering, durable assembly and...

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Oct 5, 2017 | Industry News

FEICA Organized Food Contact Seminar in Brussels

FEICA, the Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry, had organized a Food Contact Seminar in Brussels titled ‘Safe Adhesives for Safe Food’. The seminar concentrated on migration...

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Sep 25, 2017 | Industry News

Cohera Gives Distribution Rights of its Surgical Sealant to Terumo in Japan

Cohera has signed an exclusive, long-term distribution agreement with Terumo for Sylys Surgical Sealant. Under the terms of the distribution agreement, Terumo will have the exclusive rights to...

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Sep 11, 2017 | Industry News

Gecko Gets EU Approval for its Bio-inspired Surgical Sealant

Gecko has received CE Mark approval for its SETALUM™ Sealant allowing the company to market its technology in Europe. Approval of CE Mark paves the way for application expansion and the exploration...

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