Adchem Completes Bonding Study on Thermoformable Grades of TPO

November 4, 2010

RIVERHEAD, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Adchem Corporation, a major supplier of high performance adhesive tapes, has completed a bonding study on two grades of thermoformable grades of TPO available from Premier Material Concepts (PMC). Two grades of TPO were selected for the test, WP130 white and MF7200 black, to study the effects of pigmentation on the bond. A wide array of Adchem products were tested including transfer tapes, foam tapes, and double-coated tapes utilizing rubber and acrylic adhesive chemistries.

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TPO’s are low surface energy materials requiring uniquely engineered adhesive tapes. Adchem, in addition to publishing the PMC chart, offers a white paper highlighting proven technologies for TPO adhesive technologies based on years of successful applications engineering and development of dozens of products.

Adchem’s website, www.adchem.com, offers additional bonding studies for acrylic and rubber adhesive tapes, as well as, heat activated tapes (HATS) specifically for bonding to common substrates and rubber compounded sheet and extruded materials, like EPDM, Santoprene®, neoprene blends.

Adchem’s advanced engineering and testing capabilities enables it to develop high performance double-coated, unsupported, and specialty adhesive tapes for the most demanding applications.

About Adchem Corporation

Adchem, an ISO 9001 certified and A2LA accredited company, manufactures pressure-sensitive adhesive tape systems, including double-coated papers, films, tissues, foams and fabrics; transfer tapes; one-side coated products and other custom-coated specialty products. Our 100% solids adhesives, solvent and water based acrylics and rubber adhesives are used in a variety of industries, including automotive, construction, electronics, graphic arts, medical, and general industrial tape applications.

About Premier Material Concepts (PMC)

PMC is an ISO 9001 certified full service custom manufacturer of cut sheet and roll-stock plastic materials for a variety of markets and is recognized as an industry leader in the extrusion of Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) products. PMC specializes in high cosmetic decorative sheet materials using a variety of engineered polymers including acrylics, ABS, HIPS, TPO, TPE and PC/ABS.

PMC’s mission is to provide superior products that consistently exceed expectations.

For additional information and samples, please contact Mr. Walter Polifka at Adchem Corporation, 1852 Old Country Road, Riverhead, NY 11901 Phone: (631) 727-6000 Fax: (631) 727-6010 or our website at www.adchem.com.

SOURCE Adchem Corporation

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