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HMAs vs. HMPSAs: Understand the Difference

Hot melt adhesives (HMAs) and hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives (HMPSAs) are two common types of adhesive technologies for a range of markets and applications. Learn about their distinctions to better understand which one to choose for your needs.  HMAs: These adhesives are 100% solid solutions that form a bond as they cool. Generally thermoplastic, HMAs …

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March 20, 2017 - Tape & Label

Hot Melt Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Benefits for Fastening Applications

Hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives (HMPSAs) are versatile and economical for a range of tape needs. This infographic details their benefits for fastening applications in particular, such as excellent adhesion and coat weight capabilities.

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July 6, 2016 - Tape & Label

TAPE AND LABEL Q&A: Bob Haeger, R&D HMPSA Product Development, Discusses HMPSAs in the Tape and Label Market

Bostik is a long-time adhesive leader in the tape and label market. In a recent Q&A post, we talked with Kerri Kilbourne, Bostik’s Market Development Manager, on the market and Bostik’s role within it. Now, let’s take a closer look at hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives (HMPSAs) for the tape and label market with Bob …

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March 28, 2016 - Tape & Label

SBCs Used in Hot Melt Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

In a recent blog, we discussed the benefits to using styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) in certain adhesive formulations. Now, let’s take a closer look at using SBCs in hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives (HMPSAs). HMPSAs: HMPSAs are adhesives with applications in the tape and label market. These adhesives offer a broad range of pressure sensitivity …

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