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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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Dec 2, 2003 | Industry News

Nylok announces Precote chemical fastener adhesives

Precote chemical fastener adhesives are being announced by Nylok Corp. Precote's treated fasteners have longer shelf life than systems with only one encapsulated agent, and will not prematurely...

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Nov 6, 2003 | Industry News

Arizona Chemical Expands Capacity to Produce Dimerized Rosin Resin and Re-Introduces Sylvaros®PR 140

Arizona Chemical has expanded its manufacturing capacity at its Port St. Joe, Fla., facility to produce dimerized rosin resin, and has re-introduced its Sylvaros® PR 140...

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Sep 7, 2003 | Industry News

Nordson compact electric guns dispense small dots of hot melt adhesive

The new e.dot electric guns from Nordson Corp. combine precise, high-speed dot placement, quiet operation, a long service life and compact size, designed for use in high-end packaging applications...

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Sep 3, 2003 | Industry News

UCAR Emulsion acrylic latex for sealant applications

UCAR Emulsion Systems' new acrylic latex called UCAR latex 9192 is available for use primarily in "true clear" sealant applications and exhibits new performance standards for total solids/low...

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Aug 6, 2003 | Article

Building & Construction Adhesives - Part I General Information and Rules

By Philippe Cognard

Construction ( of housings, plants, shops... ) and civil engineering are the largest markets for adhesives, in tons and also in euros, because large surfaces and thick joints are involved. In the...

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Nov 27, 2003 | Industry News

Simrit announces the opening of Queretaro Mexico facility

Simrit has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art O-ring manufacturing facility in Queretaro, Mexico, featuring injection molding and vision inspection systems...

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Sep 17, 2003 | Article

Nanomaterials in Adhesives and Sealants

There has been much discussion recently of nanotechnology and how it may revolutionize the chemical industry and provide advanced products as diverse as automotive and aerospace components...

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Sep 5, 2003 | Industry News

Sensor Products announces temperature indicating sensor paper

Thermex, the new temperature indicating sensor paper ("TISP") from Sensor Products Inc. reveals temperature distribution between any two heated contacting surfaces making it a valuable aid in...

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Aug 22, 2003 | Industry News

Trelleborg acquires precision seal business from Smiths of UK

The Trelleborg Group is to acquire the operations of Smiths Group Plc, UK in polymer-based precision seals (Polymer Sealing Solutions - PSS) to provide synergies and give an excellent platform for...

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Jul 24, 2003 | Industry News

Nordson compact electric guns minimize downtime

Nordson Corp. has introduced new modular EM-100 and EM-900 Series electric guns that provide rugged performance, precise pattern control and consistent sealing results in a compact design for case...

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