adhesives technology

Adhesives Technology

Solvent Acrylic Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

  • Low VOC
  • Low to High Peel/Tack Permanent
  • Low and Medium Peel/Tack – Repositionable/Removable
  • High Temperature Resistance
  • Low Temperature Bonding
  • Optically Clear
  • Low Outgassing/Chemically Clean
  • Skin Contact
  • Hybrid Acrylic / Rubber Chemistry

Emulsion Acrylic and Rubber Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

  • General Purpose
  • HSE & LSE Surface
  • Foam Bonding

Solvent Rubber Base Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

  • Excellent Adhesion to Polyolefin Plastics
  • High Bond Strength
  • High Performance Industrial Applications

Heat Activated Adhesives

  • Specialty Phenolic – Brake/Transmission Bonding Applications

Release Liner Technologies

Paper, Polyester and Polypropylene Liners

  • Super-Calendared Kraft – Silicone Coated One or Two Sides
  • Kraft Paper Board – Silicone Coated One or Two Sides
  • Clay Coated One or Two Sides
  • Poly Coated One or Two Sides
  • Film Liners Polyester – Several Gauges, One and Two-Side Silicone Coated
  • Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene
  • High Density Polyethylene

Silicone Release Chemistries

  • Easy to Tight Release Ranges
  • UV, Platinum, Rhodium, Tin, Carbamate
  • Non-Silicone PET Film Liner

Lab Capabilities

Prototype Samples

  • Most Lab Made Sheet Sample Prototypes Can Ship Within 24 Hrs
  • Plant Trial Runs On Production Equipment
  • Usually a 1-2 Week Turnaround

Lab Testing Of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSTC Testing Standards)

  • Peel Adhesions
  • Static Shear and Dynamic Shear
  • Release (Variable angles and speed)
  • Tensile Strength & Elongation
  • Elevated Temperature Shear

Out-Sourced Lab Testing

  • Chemical Cleanliness Testing of Adhesives
  • Dynamic Headspace Outgas Testing
  • Extractable Silicone By FTIR
  • Ion Chromatography
  • Sound & Vibration Damping
  • Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate

Out-Sourced Certification Testing

  • UL Testing Certification Testing
  • Automotive Specifications Certification

Coating Technology

Reverse Roll and Pattern Coating Technology

  • Solvent and Water Base PSA Coating/Laminating Line with integrated Converting Management System
  • Maximum Adhesive Web Width 61-inches
  • Minimum Web Width 24-inches
  • Maximum Roll Face Width 64-inches
  • 3-Zone Temperature Control (ambient to 325 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Maximum Roll Diameters (40 – 42 inch diameter)
  • Core ID’s : 3 & 6 inch
  • Corona Treatment available on Primary and Secondary stations
  • NDC Infrared Engineering Coatweight Control Systems
  • LEL Controls
  • Electro-Mechanical Automatic Web Guiding System
  • Process Heaters (Infrared)
  • Web Cleaner Systems
  • Process Management Software
  • Moisture Control
  • Thermal Oxidization
  • Static Control
  • Vacuum Roll Tension Management System
  • Oven Dryer Filtration Systems
  • Coating Pattern

Finishing Technology

Slitter and Duplex surface

  • Center and constant minimum gap rewinder with programmed single differential rewind tension controls
  • Fully integrated program logic controlled web management system
  • Integrated vacuum splice table for consistent butt and angular splice options
  • Integrated shear and score cut knife systems
    • 40-inch Maximum Rewind O.D.
    • 61-inch Maximum Rewind Slit Width
    • 40-inch Maximum Unwind O.D.
    • 4-inch Minimum Shear Blade Slit Width (+/- 1/16)
    • Core ID’s : 3 & 6 inch

Packaging Capabilities

  • Box Packaging
  • Suspend Packaging
  • Vertical Skid Packaging
  • Horizontal Skid Packaging
  • Material Labeling options – blind & custom