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Web Adhesive Quality Control Improvements

As Bostik’s first manufacturing site in the U.S., the Middleton, MA plant is uniquely positioned to serve customer needs for a range of industrial markets. From aerospace to packaging, Bostik Middleton formulates several types of adhesive chemistries and technologies. In particular, these capabilities include manufacturing the company’s leading web adhesive products. Known for their flexibility, …

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Bostik Debuts into the World of Structural Bonding with New SAF Product Line

Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist for industrial, construction and consumer markets, debuts into the world of structural bonding, launching its SAF structural adhesives product line for industrial applications. For over 125 years, Bostik’s non-structural adhesives have revolutionized converted and durable goods markets. Now, backed by Arkema’s expertise, the company leverages its capabilities to bring …

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March 22, 2018 - General Transportation

Marine Adhesive Performance Indicators

According to Markets and Markets, the global marine adhesive market is expected to be worth $466.2 million by 2022. As adhesives play an important role in boat building, manufacturers should understand key performance indicators to ensure a smart solution is chosen. Viscosity When a marine adhesive’s level of viscosity for a given application is insufficient, …

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Four Reasons for Adhesive Failure

Using adhesives offers manufacturers many benefits, including: Enhanced design options Increased product durability Improved operation efficiencies Yet while today’s adhesives use advanced technologies that rarely result in bond failure, an adhesive can still sometimes fail. Take a look at the following four reasons for adhesive failure and how to avoid them: Contamination If a surface …

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