Hot Melts in the Graphic Industry: Current Trends and Future Ideas

Posted on 3/2/2012 7:22:03 PM By  Dr. Hermann Onusseit 

Although the new electronic media is increasingly common in daily life, there is still a recognizable trend towards an increase of printed, graphic products. This can be seen among others by the constant increase of world-wide paper production, the majority of which is used for graphic products. During the last decades hot melts penetrated this market segment. Today a large number of graphic products is manufactured with the help of hot melts that are used in different applications. Classical EVA-based hot melts are used as well as PSA hot melts based on block copolymers. Reactive polyurethane hot melts are used for high-quality graphic products. 

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