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Adhesives Education Series: Acrylic Adhesives

Acrylic adhesives provide strength, immediate tack and the capacity to bond to a variety of substrates, including hard-to-bond plastics and oily metals. As a result, they are a popular type of adhesives used for a vast array of applications. Let’s take a closer look at what acrylic adhesives are, their features, key sectors and some …

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The Advantages to Using Polyolefins in Certain Assembly Applications

Hot melt adhesives are becoming as popular as they are versatile. As cited in Adhesives and Sealants Magazine, these adhesives are gaining market attention due to their fast-setting speed, relatively low cost and low environmental impact. There are several types of chemistries used to manufacture hot melts, including polyamides and polyolefins. While polyamides offer advantages …

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February 8, 2016 - Flexible Packaging Tape & Label

How Adhesives Make Frozen Food Possible

In 1930, Clarence Birdseye developed the double-belt freezer and introduced the first line of frozen foods for public sale, cited the Frozen Food Industry. Since then, frozen foods have only grown in popularity, from the 1950’s TV dinner invention to inexpensive frozen fruit and vegetable options. Yet while the frozen food industry would not exist …

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Hot Melt Chemistries and Their Advantages

For more information about hot melt adhesives, call 800-7-BOSTIK. We are also on Facebook (Bostik Industrial) and Twitter (Bostik_IND).      

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