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Benefits to Using Adhesives in Product Manufacturing

According to PCI Magazine, the U.S. demand for adhesives and sealants is expected to increase 2.8% per year to 6.4 billion pounds in 2019, valued at $12.8 billion. In applications historically dominated by metal fasteners, adhesives now are taking their place. So, what benefits would your company see in its manufactured products by switching from …

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October 23, 2015 - Automotive General Transportation

SMP Featured Product Series

Bostik has published several blogs on Silyl Modified Polymer (SMP) technology. We have already looked at STR220A and STR350A, but now let’s look at another product in particular: STR360A SKF, Multipurpose Adhesive What is it? Bostik’s STR360A SKF is a SMP based adhesive suitable for making elastic constructive joints. This high quality product is especially …

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Adhesive Education Series: History of Adhesives

The adhesives that we manufacture have come a long way from their humble beginnings. Glue, in various forms, has been used for thousands of years to bond objects together. From tree sap to beeswax, archeologists have discovered all different kinds of materials that have been used as adhesives. Even with their primitive beginnings, adhesives have …

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The Versatility of Web Adhesives

Bostik has developed some of the most versatile adhesives on the market, and through dedicated research and development, our web adhesives have become a top-choice. Web adhesives are used to bond and laminate a variety of materials, including textiles, nonwovens, foams, leather, and plastic film. They provide process and performance advantages to manufacturers for a …

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