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August 30, 2016 - Rigid Packaging

The Problem with Packaging Pop-Opens and Bostik’s Solution

In a recent blog, we looked at troubleshooting common hot melt adhesive and equipment problems, such as charring and stringing. Now let’s take a closer look at the issue of pop-opens and Bostik’s solution. What are Pop-Opens? Pop-opens occur when a case or carton is not properly sealed after compression, and the box flaps quite …

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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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June 15, 2016 - Rigid Packaging Tape & Label

Drones for Package Deliveries, What it Means for the Packaging Market

According to Flexport, executives at Google Wing claim they will deliver packages via drone in upcoming years. Additionally, Amazon stated that it, too, will soon packages to people’s doorsteps by automated drones – in as little as 30 minutes. Since it seems that drone delivery is quickly becoming a reality, let’s take a look at …

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