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Interesting, relevant, and timely articles to help keep you well informed about the world of technical adhesives and coatings.
Like so many others, the Covid-19 pandemic and departure of the UK from the EU have placed significant strains on the specialist adhesives and coatings industry. However, ITAC are open for business and our coating and adhesive specialists want to hear about your new ideas...
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In April, Tyler Coleman – Technical Manager at Itac Adhesives, will take on the Peak District Stanage Edge VS (very severe) challenge to raise vital funds for local domestic abuse and violence charity, Fortalice. The Challenge The challenge will see Tyler navigate 36 rock faces...
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Itac employ a variety of testing methods to develop adhesive coating products that align with our customer’s application requirements.  These include: Adhesive bond strength test (tensile, shear, peel), Heat seal testing, Drawdown testing, Fire retardancy testing, Colour testing, Viscosity testing (Standard Brookfield and Brookfield Helipath),...
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Some companies continue to exploit the Covid-19 pandemic by launching “hand sanitisers” to market without correct and proper consideration of relevant regulations and standards. Tighter controls and inspection can soon be expected to tackle this problem. However in the meantime, we as consumers need to...
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Over the last year, Itac and their manufacturing partner have prevented up to 30,000 large plastic interleaves from going to landfill. This has been made possible through a mutually agreed recycling initiative to reduce plastic waste in their manufacturing processes.  To offer some perspective, 30,000 sheets...
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Acronyms and Synonyms With industry terms full of acronyms and synonyms such as those in the specialist adhesives and coatings sector, different terminology can be heard in discussion around the same product, raw material, application, or effect.  We therefore thought it would be useful for...
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Our snapshot Adhesives can address some of the restrictions many professions face when using mechanical joining methods. These range from the simple fact of having less components to work with to affecting the overall aesthetics appeal of a product or project.  We have summarised some of...
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