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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Like 3M static dissipative pressure-sensitive adhesive cover tape 2684, 3M static dissipative heat-activated adhesive cover tape 2686 seals electrical and electronic components into 3M carrier tape 4000 and can be used on other manufacturers' polystyrene carrier tapes.
These heat-activated pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes are a premium cost tape and require substantial investment in capital equipment and unique profile tooling to laminate the tape to the profile in an add-on or post-production operation.
Novamelt is a leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly, pressure-sensitive adhesives and 100% solid PSA, which are sold under the Novamelt PS and Novamelt RC brands.
The bond formed by a pressure-sensitive adhesive cannot be explained by the reasoning above.
The adhesive areas on the wings cannot contact the adhes ive areas on the backing sheet without an undergarment in place and with any release from the removed, the adhesive areas on the wings is offset from the adhesive areas on the backing sheet by an area that Is non-tacky at room temperature and comprises a first layer of pressure-sensitive adhesive.
Several personnel appointments have been made by Adhesives Research, Glen Rock, PA, a global developer and manufacturer of high-performance, specialty pressure-sensitive adhesive systems.
Patented is a pressure-sensitive adhesive tape closure system with a closure tape laminate made of a fastening tape tab portion with two substrates, one of which has two faces and a release tape tab portion, and the other of which has two faces.
Avery Dennison announced a definitive agreement to acquire Jackstadt's pressure-sensitive adhesive materials business on September 7, 2001.
Avery Dennison Corporation and Jackstadt GmbH today announced a definitive agreement for Avery Dennison (NYSE/PCX: AVY) to acquire Jackstadt's pressure-sensitive adhesive materials business, which had consolidated revenues in 2000 of DEM 888 million, or approximately $400 million.
Vehicles can be individually adorned with weather-resistant livery media thanks to the use of pressure-sensitive adhesives on self-adhesive printed film.
The release liners are coated with 3M's fluoropolymer, designed to provide ease of release from skin contact adhesives, including silicone, acrylates, polyisobutylene (PIB) and rubber based pressure-sensitive adhesives.
USPRwire, Mon Nov 17 2014] Pressure-sensitive adhesives are a category of adhesives that form a bond with the substrate on the application of slight pressure.

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