Antioxidants for Adhesives

Adhesives and their raw materials react like other organic materials with oxygen in a process called autoxidation. This guide offers you an extended overview of Antioxidants in the adhesives & sealant industry. You will be able to select the antioxidant you need from the different antioxidant families mentioned here. This guide will also take a look into antioxidant benefits and applications. You can also check how to test and determine the efficiency of the antioxidant(s) you have selected.


Sealants and caulks are used to fill joints, gaps, and cavities between two or more similar or dissimilar substrates. Today, the number of applications for sealants in construction, industrial and consumer markets are growing. These materials are required to seal and adhere to the appropriate mating surfaces over a wide range of temperatures, environmental stress and joint movement conditions. To ensure that the physical properties of sealants are maintained, it is necessary to prevent or retard the degradation of the sealant.

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