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Download Troubleshoot with Confidence – Your Guide to Overcoming Adhesive Challenges

Are your hot melt adhesives not delivering the adhesion you want? Is your dry blend adhesive experiencing poor consistency? Having penetration issues with your water-based adhesives? Something could be wrong with either the preparation or application of your adhesive products.   To know for sure, you should download your FREE copy of Troubleshoot with Confidence

What Happens at an Adhesive Audit?

An adhesive audit performed by Bond Tech Industries can definitively tell you if you’re using the right products for your needs or if there’s a better alternative available. And while adhesive audits vary from business to business, they all follow a similar process.   1. Assessing your applications The first step is to understand your

How Cold Temperatures Impact Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

Now that we’re in the middle of winter, it seems like an appropriate time to look at how low temperatures affect the performance of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs). A quick refresher: PSAs are the glue substance you would find on products like: Post-it notes Self-adhesive envelopes Bandages Price labels Tapes Packaging Lastly, PSAs are visco-elastic polymers.

When Should You Use Water-Based Adhesives?

Water-based adhesives can be used effectively with paper, foil, wood, clay and many other surfaces. The water-based adhesives are non-toxic, easily diluted and easy to clean after use. They are non-flammable, odourless and offer good bonding There are several type of adhesives with a water base. These include: Resins – white glue (ie. School glue)

Effects of Summer Heat on Adhesives

Adhesives are typically composed of polymers. This means that their viscoelastic natures, what makes them sticky and stretchy, are constantly affected by any changes in temperature. This effect changes depending on whether the adhesive is plastic or resin based. Since there is such a varying degree of how temperature effects each type of adhesive, some

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 it