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Adhesive Education Series: Understanding Types of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)

According to Markets and Markets, pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) are projected to reach $15.76 billion by 2026. Due in large part to increasing end-use in packaging and transportation markets, this growth is also because PSAs come in a variety of forms and offer various characteristics. As a result, engineers often toward to them to meet …

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How to Improve the Chances of a Successful Adhesive Trial

When conducting a trial of a new adhesive product, Bostik recommends that customers follow the tips below in order to improve the chances of success. 1. Detail the End-Use Application and Expectations Before conducting an adhesive trial, it’s important to detail the product’s overall end-use application. For example, is this adhesive going to be used to bond …

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Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Butyls for Construction Applications

Butyl adhesives are not typically considered for construction tape applications. This is because they have a high viscosity and a tendency to cold flow. However, when working with the right supplier, these same characteristics actually enable butyl adhesives to be an ideal construction tape solution. Butyl Adhesive Characteristics The following butyl adhesive characteristics make them …

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