pressure-sensitive adhesive


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pressure-sensitive adhesive

[′presh·ər ¦sen·səd·iv ad′hē·siv]
(materials)
An adhesive that develops maximum bonding power when applied by a light pressure only.

pressure-sensitive adhesive

A viscoelastic material which remains permanently tacky in a solvent-free form; will adhere instantaneously to most solid surfaces with the application of very slight pressure.
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A medical pressure-sensitive adhesive composition was patented in which an intermediate composition is cross-linked through the use of a cross-linking agent.
* Heat-activated pressure-sensitive adhesive tape is a continuous foam tape using a heat activated adhesive on one side of the foam to bond to the elastomer extrusion.
Patented is a double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive tape used for fixing a liquid crystal display module unit and a backlight unit.
This manufacturer of pressure-sensitive adhesive tape systems is said to specialize in providing custom foam bonding solutions for automotive, aerospace, electronics, construction, graphic arts, medical and general industrial applications.
In recent years, pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes have been adopted as a superior fixing method on extruded seals using costly heat-activated tape applied with imported laminating machines, according to the company.
German pressure-sensitive adhesive specialist Novamelt is expanding production into the U.S.
Growth is mainly driven by the increasing use of pressure-sensitive adhesive labeling for product identification, decoration and tracking.
Pressure-sensitive adhesive based on partially oriented and partially crystallized elastomer U.S.
Specialty pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes and coatings manufacturer Adhesives Research, Glen Rock, PA, has named Mary Gallagher global vice president of quality and compliance.
Adhesives Research one of the world's leading independent developers and manufacturers of high-performance, specialty pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes and coated products, announced the recent addition of several new employees and the move of existing employees to new positions within the company's Limerick, Ireland facility.
The system consists of a self-wound, pressure-sensitive adhesive tape with perforations that are folded over during the application, allowing the construction to split at the perforations when the packages are separated.

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