pressure-sensitive adhesive

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pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA)

a transdermal drug-delivery device that uses polymers that are permanently tacky at room temperature and adhere to the skin when slight pressure is applied.
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Adhesives Research's pressure-sensitive adhesives are used around the world in medical diagnostics and devices, wound care, pharmaceuticals/transdermals and consumer products, as well as other diverse markets such as the electronics, industrial and pulp and paper industries.
The bond formed by a pressure-sensitive adhesive cannot be explained by the reasoning above.
Henkel offers an extensive range of pressure-sensitive adhesives for self-adhesive labels and laminations.
Handbook of pressure-sensitive adhesives and products
It could be groundwood levels or pressure-sensitive adhesives, which are a big issue now in office pack because of legislation like HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) that requires those documents to be destroyed.
5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Pressure-sensitive Adhesives Pressure-sensitive adhesives are a category of adhesives that form a bond with the substrate on the application of slight pressure.
Together with Fundamentals of Pressure Sensitivity and Technology of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives and Products, this is part of tri-part handbook comprehensively treating the subject of pressure-sensitive adhesives.
Rohm and Haas has extended its line of environmentally advanced Robond adhesives with the addition of the new Robond PS-1000 series of aqueous acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesives for protective applications.
It details the raw materials, equipment, and technology required to formulate and manufacture pressure-sensitive adhesives and to construct and manufacture pressure-sensitive products.
The coating is of great value to manufacturers of pressure-sensitive tape and others who process PVC, reports the company, because it blocks the softening effects of migrating plasticizers that could reduce the physical properties of pressure-sensitive adhesives upon aging.
The subject was addressed in a previous work, Pressure-Sensitive Formulation (VSP, 2000), but the growing popularity of pressure-sensitive adhesives has led to coverage of design considerations in a separate, two-volume work, of which this is the second volume.
In addition, the higher softening point resins, especially Norsolene S-155, are said to increase the thermal performance properties of pressure-sensitive adhesives based on block styrene copolymers (SIS, SBS, etc.

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