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Choosing the Right Film Adhesive

Film adhesives are versatile, flexible adhesives that can be used in a range of markets such as aerospace, automotive and assembly. Check out these considerations when choosing the right film adhesive.

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Troubleshooting Two Common Hot Melt Adhesive and Equipment Problems

In a recent blog, we discussed hot melt adhesive application methods and variables to consider. Now, let’s look at troubleshooting two common hot melt adhesive problems: charring and stringing. Hot Melt Adhesive Charring in Reservoirs Char is comprised of burned particles that result from the thermal degradation of organic substances. This can include: Certain adhesives …

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Best Practices for Hot Melt Adhesive Changeovers

In a recent blog about hot melt adhesives, we discussed how they work, considerations to make and their benefits. We also looked at how to maintain hot melt adhesive performance during equipment downtime: temperature setback guidelines. Using hot melt adhesives for a range of applications offers the following advantages: Optimal holding power to corrugated materials Superior …

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How the Bostik Middleton Plant Brings Value to Customers

With a presence in 40 countries, Bostik operates nine manufacturing plants in the U.S. One plant in particular is in Middleton, MA. Bostik Middleton has a unique history as the company’s first manufacturing site in the U.S. Today, this plant serves many markets including aerospace, transportation, flexible packaging and assembly. Over the last five years, …

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