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  1. Optically Clear, Low Viscosity Epoxy System Features High Flexibility

    Two component epoxy, Master Bond EP88FL, is a highly flexible, optically clear compound formulated for bonding, coating, sealing, potting and encapsulation. It is easy to use, with a mixing ratio of one to one by weight or volume

  2. Henkel Opens New European Hub For High-Performing Aerospace Solutions

    The Adhesive Technologies business unit recently has officially inaugurated its new production facility for aerospace applications at the Henkel site in Montornès del Vallès (Montornès), Spain

  3. BASF Doubles Production Capacity For Adhesive Raw Material acResin

    BASF has doubled its manufacturing capacity for UV acrylic hotmelts sold under the brand name acResin by building a second production facility at the Ludwigshafen site in Germany. By taking this step, the company has strengthened its position as the leading solution provider for sophisticated applications in the adhesives sector

  4. At The 2019 SNEC Solar Conference DuPont Announces New DuPont™ Fortasun™ Solar Silicones

    At the 2019 SNEC solar conference today in Shanghai, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) announced they added a new brand to its flagship DuPont™ Tedlar® and Solamet® product lines, DuPont™ Fortasun™ solar silicones (video)

  5. Polytek® Development Corp. Expands Epoxy Production At Midwest Location

    Polytek® Development Corp. ("Polytek"), a manufacturer of specialty polymers for mold making and casting applications, has announced the expansion of epoxy production capabilities at their Midwest location

  6. Hexion’s Waste Saving Adhesive System Completes ANSI Structural Certifications For Both Glue Laminated Beams And Cross-Laminated Timber

    Hexion Inc.’s (“Hexion” or the “Company”) versatile EcoBindTM adhesives for structural engineered wood products recently completed all independent laboratory testing required by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is certified for high volume manufacture of glue laminated beams (glulam) and cross-laminated timber (CLT)

  7. New Engineered Wood Adhesive With Hexion Resin Passes Non-Combustibility Tests, Reduces Flame Spread

    Making homes, commercial buildings and marine vessels inherently more fire resistant is the focus of the latest innovative adhesive resin from Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”)

  8. BETO Announces New Biobased Adhesive Material

    On May 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announced that scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have developed a new, plant-derived, stretchy material that outperforms the adhesiveness of the natural chemical that gives mussels the ability to stick to rocks and ships

  9. Lightning Labels Expands New Eco-Friendly Product Suite Introducing CleanFlake Labels

    Food and beverage makers that want to score points with environmentally conscious customers now have eco-friendly labeling that makes recycling easier than ever. Lightning Labels introduces CleanFlake Labels by Avery Dennison, a new earth-friendly label technology that cuts waste and improves PET recycling

  10. Ultra-Precise Additive Printing For Flat Panel Display Manufacturing

    The display sector faces some challenges: the progressive complexity of displays occurring with a reduced feature size, constant miniaturization, which causes yield issues on advanced manufacturing lines, expensive, complex, limited & slow yield improvement (repair) methods, and a need for the mechanical flexibility of new generation displays or electrical field damage risk - to name some of them