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2024 Dow Laminating Adhesive and Heat Seal Coatings Brochure

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Go Green by Reducing VOC

Dow offers a variety of adhesive and coating technologies to reduce VOC and HAPS emissions including high-solids solvent based, high performance water-based, and solventless.

Value Differentiation in Adhesives and Coatings

When selecting an adhesive or coating it is important to evaluate applied cost, chemistry, performance diversity, and supplier capabilities.

Web Handling

Web handling is defined and many factors that affect web handling including tension, rollers, and winding are discussesd.

Adhesive Application Methods

Many different types of application methods are used in the converting industry. Choosing the appropriate adhesive and application method for a converting process is vital to success..

Lamination and Converting Conversion Factors

A helpful standard conversion guide that is needed to run converting and lamination equipment.

Dow Laminating Adhesive Products Selection Guide

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Dow Heat Seal Coatings Selection Guide

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The Proper Handling And Storage Of Adhesives

Proper handling and storage are essential for maintaining the best performance, quality, and durability of your adhesives or coatings.

The Basic Chemistry Of Laminating Adhesives

Learn about the chemistry behind Laminating Adhesives. It can you help choose which chemistry offers the optimum benefit for your system.

The Basic Chemistry Of Heat Seal Coatings

Learn about the basic chemistry behind Heat Seal coatings. It is essential to have a basic understanding how each chemistry performs then match this to the various design inputs.

Improving Appearance with Solventless Adhesives

With increasing production speeds, it became critical to learn how to find the balance between lamination finish quality and speed of production. Adhesive choices can be the solution.

Choosing the Correct Adhesive or Coating

Choosing the correct coating or adhesive is much like following a roadmap—there are many twists, turns and decision points along the way.

Industrial Adhesives Product Line Card

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PACACEL™ Solventless Adhesive Technology

The new technology enables converters to capture just-in-time business opportunities, while realizing cost savings to create strong value-in-use.

Finding the root cause of your adhesion issues

Learn how to think through a problem or defect to find a speedy solution

Narrow Web Lamination

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The Importance of Quality Control Testing

By being diligent in recording and monitoring tests for each laminated structure many potential laminate problems can be averted.

FDA Regulations Overview

Compliance to FDA standards is critical to ensuring your product and company’s success for packaged and consumed products. Learn move about FDA compliance and why it's important.

A Real Partner With Real Solutions

We understand the various regulations which impact your business and we will guide you through all your options to find the best available solution.

A Partner From Start to Finish

See how we were able to support new business with Dow’s Pack Studio capabilities including analytical testing, Dow’s pilot coating facility, and physical property testing.

Your Partner When You Need Us

See how Dow’s broad portfolio of laminating adhesives gives your business the flexibility to transition between performance and cost levels while supporting your business with consultation and testing

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