Properties of acrylic adhesives

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Acrylic self-adhesives are composed of cross-linked polymers. Polymers are macromolecules in chain and cross-linked branches formed by the repetition of monomers by means of a strong chemical bond. This cross-linking characteristic makes acrylic selfadhesives have a high performance. The main characteristics of water-based acrylic self-adhesives are: - Immediate adhesive action - Acrylics have very good […]

Sustainable packaging

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One of the main environmental problems of our century is plastic waste pollution. For this reason we must be aware to reduce our consumption and look for more sustainable alternatives. This new trend has given rise to what is known as sustainable, ecological or green packaging. Some of the sustainable packaging goals are: - Decrease […]

Differences between solvent-based and water-based acrylic adhesives

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The most common acrylic adhesives in the self-adhesive tape industry are solvent-based acrylics and water-based acrylics. It is common for the differences between these two types of acrylics to be unclear when choosing an adhesive tape. Solvent-based acrylic adhesives are acrylic polymers in petroleum-based solvents. The advantage of solvent-based adhesives is their strength, toughness and […]