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Four Quick Things to Know About Case and Carton Sealing

1) Hot melt is the most popular bonding adhesive when it comes to case and carton sealing.   2) It’s about sealing the flaps.

Application of the adhesive is typically an end of the line process and involves the adhesive being applied at an elevated temperature to open flaps, which are then placed in contact …

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Gypsum Board Market Expected to See 11.4% CAGR Through 2025

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According to Grand View Research, the global gypsum board market exited 2018 worth $37.25 billion dollars in sales, with an expected compound annual growth rate of 11.4% through 2025. Growth factors for gypsum board cited were:

  • The rising demand from residential real estate sectors
  • Increasing consumer spending capacity for construction materials …

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Seven Things You Should Know About Dextrin Adhesives

Let’s start with who loves dextrin adhesives.  The packaging industry for one.   That’s because dextrin is especially good at bonding paper materials together.  Think no further than that popular corrugated box that Amazon just shipped to your home or office and you get the picture.  Now, throw in anyone who manufactures tapes, bottle labels, envelopes …

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Seven Things to Consider When Determining Bonding Requirements

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When considering bonding and sealant options, answering a few simple questions can help guide you to the right solution. 1.  What Are You Joining Together? Is it a sub-assembly or a finished part, and is disassembly a consideration?  Also, does it require bonding (e.g. adhesive) or joint filling (e.g. sealant)? 2. Substrates? What substrates …

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What are Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives?

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Industrial adhesives are typically organized by either their reactiveness properties (whether it chemically reacts in order to harden), or by its origin (natural or synthetic.) In the reactiveness category, one of the world’s most popular bonding solutions is the pressure sensitive adhesive or PSA. So, what is a Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive? Pressure-sensitive adhesives are designed to …

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Adhesives and High Performance

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Achieving high performance is a crucial — and perhaps obvious — end goal in all manufacturing circumstances. No matter what product you are manufacturing, you want it to perform at the highest possible level. The fastening method you choose when assembling your product can play a big role in the final performance of …

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Adhesives Improve Appearance, Durability and Reliability

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The internal benefits of adhesives are clear: using adhesives as your fastening solution allows for more flexibility in production and in applications and may make you more productive. But adhesives also have significant benefits for your end users as well. Products that utilize adhesives can have significantly higher quality, durability and reliability than those that …

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Adhesive Char Solutions – The Benefits of Metallocene

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Adhesive char is a pervasive issue in all industries that rely on hot melt adhesive. Char buildup in adhesive applicators can cause clogs, uneven adhesive application and ultimately production delays as the problem is addressed through maintenance.

According to AdhesiveMag.com, char buildup can show up at many stages of the application process. …

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Why water-based adhesives are fueling industry growth

As the worldwide market for adhesives continues to expand, water-based adhesives are leading the way. As of 2016, this particular type of adhesive accounted for 40% of the global market, showing its versatility and dependability as an alternative to solvent-based adhesives.

How water-based adhesives are increasing their market share

Two significant factors are fueling …

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How Oil Prices and Environmental Regulations Hurt and Help the Adhesive Market

In addition to emerging market sectors, there is a very simple reason for the overall growth of market for adhesives worldwide: it’s more affordable to make them.

Falling global oil prices have made it much more affordable to acquire raw materials. Even as prices have rebounded from their 2016 low, the average price for …

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