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Adhesive Education Series: Understanding Types of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)

According to Markets and Markets, the pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) are projected to reach $15.76 billion by 2026. With growth in large part due to increasing end-use in packaging and transportation markets, PSAs come in several different forms and offer distinct characteristics. Gain insight into these forms and their characteristics to understand which works best …

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October 20, 2017 - Tape & Label

Importance of Smart Peel Adhesion

In a recent blog, we discussed four considerations to make when choosing pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs), such as level of bleed-through and degree of exposure. However, it’s also important to think about the PSA tape’s bonding strength to the given substrate, or its peel adhesion. What is Peel Adhesion? Peel adhesion refers to how easy …

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January 3, 2017 - Tape & Label

Technologies Behind Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)

In a recent infographic, we outlined the operational advantages to using PSAs. PSA popularity and use are on the rise due to advances in rubber, silicone and acrylic technologies. According to Markets and Markets, and the PSA market is expected to be worth $8,501.06 million by 2020. These versatile adhesives can be used in permanent …

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Five Types of Adhesives Forecast to be the Most Dominant and Why

A recent ASI Magazine article cited that the adhesive and sealant market is expected to exceed $40 billion and $9.5 billion respectively by 2023. With high consumption in industries such as packaging and construction, this market continues to innovate in conjunction with each industry. Let’s take a closer look at five types of adhesives and …

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