Edible Adhesives - It's Time for a New Innovation

Posted on 1/11/2019 5:09:29 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

With the increase in dietary concerns, there is a need for a new edible material which can be used for adhering spices to foods, particul...

  

2017-2020 North American Market Report for Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 6/7/2018 10:02:34 PM. By Steve Duren, Senior Director Member Services

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has published a new North America Market Report that provides the 2017 adhesive and sealant global...

  

The Universal Source for Selecting, Testing and Verifying Adhesives

Posted on 5/31/2018 5:06:41 PM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin (guest blogger, ChemQuest)

Recently one of my long-time colleagues with an electrical engineering background retired. My colleague, being the inventive sort, had de...

  

Surfactants for Waterborne Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 11/29/2017 2:36:50 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Surfactants are surface active agents lowering surface tension or interfacial tension between two liquids or between a liquid and a solid...

  

Regulatory Guidelines for Adhesives in Food Packaging

Posted on 10/26/2017 2:22:06 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Adhesives, though used in a small amount (about 1 wt% of the overall package), offer a very important function to the overall food packag...

  

Let's Talk Bioadhesives

Posted on 8/10/2017 8:34:20 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Bioadhesives are naturally occurring polymeric materials with adhesive properties.  It is often used to describe a glue formed synth...

  

Imparting Barrier Properties in Flexible Packaging Application: Part 2

Posted on 3/14/2017 3:38:28 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

In an earlier blog HERE, the discussion centered on the fundamentals of barrier properties, how it can be best achieved in a practical an...

  

Overview of the ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives in North America MARKET REPORT

Posted on 2/6/2017 4:51:12 PM. By Steve Duren

The ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives Report will be the eighth market report that ASC has published over the past 40 months. This repo...

  

Pressure-sensitive Adhesive Expands Label Functionality

Posted on 1/24/2017 4:20:52 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

Pressure-sensitive (P-S) adhesive is literally the “glue” that makes it possible for labels to perform beyond their tradition...

  

Imparting Barrier Properties in Flexible Packaging Applications

Posted on 1/18/2017 3:56:42 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Each layer in multilayer flexible packaging serves unique property for the benefit in its end use application, esp. for improving the she...