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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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June 7, 2018 - Rigid Packaging

The Important Role Interior Can Coatings Play in Food Preservation

According to Markets and Markets, the can coatings market is forecast to be worth $2.27 billion by 2022, experiencing growth rates of 2-3% annually. Gain insight into the important role interior can coatings play in food preservation and why certain solutions are the smart choice to make. Prevent Metal Corrosion Food packaging corrosion can cause significant …

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How Consumers are Driving Hot Melt Adhesive Growth

According to Smithers Apex, the global hot melt adhesive market is forecast to be worth $7.57 billion by 2021. As 100% solid, thermoplastic adhesives, hot melts are versatile bonding solutions for many markets. Yet their versatility isn’t the only reason why hot melt adhesives continue to grow in popularity. Consumers play an important role in …

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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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