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The main difference between adhesives and sealants is that sealants typically have lower strength and higher elongation than do adhesives. The main objective of a sealant is to seal assemblies and joints. They adhere to the substrates and resist environmental conditions to remain bonded over the required life of the assembly. Sealants contain inert filler material and are formulated with an elastomer to give the required flexibility and elongation. They usually have a paste consistency to allow filling of gaps between substrates.

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Oct 15, 2021 | Industry News

APPLIED Acquires American Chemical, a Supplier of Adhesives and Sealants

APPLIED Adhesives announces the acquisition of American Chemical, a regional supplier of adhesives and sealants located in Minneapolis, MN. APPLIED’s acquisition of American Chemical serves to...

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Oct 7, 2021 | Industry News

Solvent-based Adhesives Market to Reach USD 8.5 Bn by 2026: RM

Research and Markets (RM) anticipates that the global solvent-based adhesives market exhibits high growth potential and is projected to reach a market size of USD 8.5 billion by 2026 from USD 7.6...

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Oct 7, 2021 | Industry News

Demand from Packaging Sector to Boost HMA Market Growth: IMARC

IMARC anticipates that the global hot melt adhesive market to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% during the 2021-2026 forecast period. Hot melt adhesives (HMA) are normally solid formulations that are based on...

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Oct 4, 2021 | Product News

Master Bond Unveils Solvent-free Optically Clear Adhesive

Master Bond launches Master Bond LED405FL3, a flexible one component, LED curing adhesive, sealant and encapsulating compound. It offers optical clarity and a refractive index of 1.51. Its...

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Oct 4, 2021 | Product News

Fluoramics' Thread Sealant Receives Approval for Use in LNG Supply Chain

Fluoramics’ LOX-8® Paste, a thread sealant got qualified and specified for use in servicing all levels of liquid natural gas (LNG) applications. Fluoramics’ LOX-8® Paste is engineered for use in...

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Oct 1, 2021 | Industry News

Demand from Automotive Industry to Boost WB Adhesives Tapes Market Growth: PSI

Prescient & Strategic Intelligence (PSI) anticipates that the global water-based adhesive specialty tapes market which was valued at USD 5,093.2 million in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of...

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Sep 29, 2021 | Industry News

Azelis to Acquire WWRC China & Friendship Chemical

Azelis is reinforcing its presence in the Chinese market with the acquisition of a 100% stake in WWRC China and Friendship Chemical. The acquisitions will provide a strong foothold in the CASE and...

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Sep 28, 2021 | Industry News

FEICA Publishes Leaflet Explaining Mixture Assessment Factor

The Association of the European Adhesive & Sealant Industry (FEICA) has published a leaflet “Mixture Assessment Factor Explained”. The leaflet is launched under the Chemical Strategy for...

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Sep 24, 2021 | Article

Sodium Silicate Adhesives

By Edward M. Petrie

Get detailed knowledge about sodium silicates used in adhesive formulations - their manufacturing process, forms, properties, uses and safety information...

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Sep 24, 2021 | Industry News

India Masking Tapes Market to Reach USD 350.5 Mn by 2031: TMR

In terms of revenue, Transparency Market Research (TMR) anticipates that the masking tapes market in India is expected to reach a valuation of USD 350.5 million by 2031 and is estimated to expand at...

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