Category Archives: Adhesive Applications

Starch Adhesives vs. Synthetic Adhesives: How Do They Compare in Performance?

Starch adhesives can match or even surpass the performance of synthetic adhesives in many applications. With advancements in formulations and additive technologies, starch adhesives have become highly competitive in terms of performance and durability. That said, synthetic adhesives still hold the lead in certain high-demand applications.  Here, we compare starch and synthetic adhesives across several

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4 Types of Starch Adhesive Additives & Their Functions

Starch adhesives are used in various industries, especially in packaging and corrugating processes. However, the natural properties of starch—while advantageous in terms of biodegradability and renewability—also pose certain limitations, such as sensitivity to moisture and limited adhesive strength. To counter these challenges, various additives are incorporated to bolster the performance of starch adhesives. This article

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Adhesives Explained: Types, Uses & Challenges

What Is an Adhesive? In the simplest of terms, an adhesive is a substance that binds two objects together. For many people, they think of the following commonly used adhesive products: Glue Cement Paste However, for product manufacturers, these, and other adhesives provide a distinct production advantage. That’s because the flexibility and effectiveness of adhesive applications makes

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Four Critical Questions You Must Ask Before Selecting an Adhesive

Adhesives come in a variety of chemistries and forms, and each has unique features that are formulated to solve a particular problem or need. That’s why selecting an adhesive perfectly suited to your project can be difficult. Science has allowed for engineering very specific adhesives, and they tend to come in polar opposites: solvent or