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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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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 29, 2017 | Product News

NOVA Chemicals Introduces Three High-Performance Sealant Resins for Flexible Packaging

NOVA Chemicals has introduced three new high-performance sealant resins for multi-layer film structures. The resins are developed using NOVA Chemicals’ proprietary Advanced SCLAIRTECH™ technology...

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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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Sep 8, 2017 | Industry News

Aerospace Adhesive & Sealants Market to Reach USD 954.7 Million by 2022

The aerospace adhesive & sealants market is projected to grow from USD 732.0 Million in 2017 to USD 954.7 Million by 2022, at a CAGR of 5.46% between 2017 and 2022. The market is driven by the...

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Oct 3, 2017 | Product News

WACKER at ABRAFATI 2017: Presents VAE Dispersions for Water-based Adhesives & Sealants

WACKER is presenting a diverse range of new polymer- and silicone-based products for the region’s adhesive industries at ABRAFATI 2017. It will introduce three binders for adhesive applications...

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Sep 29, 2017 | Article

FEICA 2017 Review: Key Trends & Innovations

By Sreeparna Das

FEICA 2017 is over, so now it’s the time to gather all the key trends & innovations discussed at Conference. Although, with several high quality break-out sessions & presentations running in...

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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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Sep 11, 2017 | Product News

LORD Corporation Launches One-component Sealant to Seal Electronic Enclosures

LORD Corporation has launched LORD SC-800, a one-component, non-corrosive sealant designed to provide a flexible in-place gasket when cured with UV light. The product easily spreads and cures...

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Sep 5, 2017 | Industry News

H.B. Fuller to Buy Royal Adhesives & Sealants

H.B. Fuller has signed an agreement to purchase Royal Adhesives & Sealants. The agreed upon purchase price is $1,575 million, subject to customary adjustments. The company believes this acquisition...

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