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Rapra publishes adhesives market report

Published on 2003-04-10. Author : SpecialChem


A new report, "Adhesives and Sealants - Technology, Applications and Markets," from Rapra Technology, covers the global technology and markets for liquid, solid and film adhesives and sealants.
It describes the chemistry and technology involved in producing and using each adhesive and sealant type, outlines the factors to be considered in selection and illustrates appropriate applications for each material.

Adhesive types covered include acrylics, epoxies, urethanes, hot melts, UV systems, solvent-based systems, water-based systems and pressure sensitive adhesives. The main sealant technologies include RTV silicones, polyurethanes, latex, polysulfide and vinyl plastisols. The additives involved in adhesive and sealant manufacture are also discussed.

The author, Dr. Dave Dunn, is president of FLD Enterprises Inc., a U.S.-based technical consulting firm, specializing in adhesives and sealants.

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