Lubrizol Highlights Innovative Adhesive Solutions at FEICA 2017
CLEVELAND, September 7, 2017 - The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business announces its involvement in FEICA 2017-European Adhesive and Sealant Conference & Expo in Santa Margherita di Pula, Sardinia, Italy-September 13-15, 2017. Lubrizol will participate with a technical paper, as well as exhibit its latest Pearlbond(TM) TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) novelties at stand #12.
Lubrizol's presentation at FEICA 2017 on Thursday, September 14, is titled "High Performance TPU Expands the Universe of Adhesive Solutions" and will highlight the latest engineered polymer developments. Lubrizol's technical team has expanded the universe of Pearlbond TPU solvent-free solutions that improve processability and enhance high-performing properties of an already very versatile material, TPU.
Lubrizol offers products which enable adhesive manufacturers to find differentiated technologies in their formulations for reactive hot melts or hot melt adhesives, providing:
High-adhesion for bonding of any substrates in the textile market, applied to cotton, polyester, nylon, fibers and rigid substrates.
Very elastic and flexible material which is applied in diverse end applications granting breathability and high U.V. resistance.
Versatility allowing a large number of combinations of properties to provide a solution for the broad array of problems formulators and designers encounter today.
Gonzalo Löwenberg, global technical business manager, adhesives, Engineered Polymers, notes, "Recent developments are the result of facing head-on the challenges brought by industry megatrends which are regarded as key drivers for the growth of the adhesives and sealants industry. Lubrizol has developed solutions to these megatrends, like non-toxic, non-yellowing, bio-based* materials or a more elastomeric, high-speed process that avoids the use of aggressive solvents. We will continue to listen to our customers and contribute to sustainable technology applications."
Visit Lubrizol at FEICA from September 13-15, 2017 in Sardinia,Italy to find out more about our engineered polymer solutions commercialized under PearlbondTM TPU, PearlstickTM TPU and Estane® TPU brands.
About Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
Lubrizol Engineered Polymers offers one of the broadest portfolios of engineered polymers available today including resins that are bio-based*, recyclable**, light stable, flame retardant, adhesive, chemically resistant, optically clear and fast cycling. Our technology crosses many industries and applications, including surface protection, power and fluid systems, sports and recreation, wearable devices, electronics and automotive. For more information, visit www.lubrizol.com/engineeredpolymers or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It is a leader at combining market insights with chemistry and application capabilities to deliver valuable solutions to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol improves lives by acting as an essential partner in our customers' success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care, personal care and skin care products and specialty materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.
With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 8,300 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2016 were $6.5 billion. For more information, visit Lubrizol.com.
*Bio-based content as certified in accordance with ASTM D-6866.
**Recyclability is based on access to a readily available standard recycling program that supports such materials. Products may not be available in all areas.
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Lubrizol will be showcasing its latest TPU specialties at FEICA 2017 for hot melt adhesives and reactive hot melts.
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