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Adchem Announces Adhesive Tape Bonding Study for Armacell (Monarch) #8082 Low Sulfur Pure EPDM closed cell Foam and #2003 Neoprene-based technical Foam products

June 7, 2013 RIVERHEAD, NY - Adchem Corporation, a major supplier of pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes for the automotive and industrial markets, has issued a bonding study of adhesive tape systems for new materials from Armacell.

The study reports on 20 adhesive tapes bonded to Armacell (Monarch®) #8082, a low sulfur, pure EPDM closed cell foam used in highly-sensitive automotive and electronics applications and Armacell (Monarch®) #2003, a high-density neoprene-based technical foam. All Adchem bonding studies are available at www.adchem.com/bonding studies.

This most recent study shows a variety of Adchem’s high-performance PSA’s including double-sided and unsupported tape constructions in several adhesive formulations offering viable solutions for components using the Armacell materials. Adchem’s 650 Series low surface energy (LSE) family of products are among the tapes tested.All Adchem’s double-sided, single-coated and unsupported adhesive tape systems are REACH compliant. The company’s products are supported by advanced engineering capabilities guiding engineers to over 200 products meeting the most demanding industrial and consumer applications.

For more information about Adchem products or for assistance in engineering your adhesive tape systems, contact Mr. Joseph Pufahl at Adchem Corporation or Technical Services at 631-727-6000 or visit its newly designed web-site at www.adchem.com.

About Adchem Corporation

Adchem Corporation engineers and manufactures pressure-sensitive adhesive tape systems, including double-sided papers, films, tissues, foams and fabrics; transfer tapes; one-side coated products and other custom-coated specialty products.. The company, founded in 1965, is headquartered in a 200,000 square foot facility which includes its ISO 9001-2008 certified research and development facilities in Riverhead, NY. Product development and production are supported by A2LA ISO 17025 accredited tests. Adchem recently announced its certification under the newly established Responsible Tape Manufacturer (RTM) program of the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC).

Adchem’s 100% solids adhesives, solvent and water-based acrylics and rubber adhesives are used in a variety of industries including abrasives, automotive, construction, electronics, graphic arts, medical, packaging, solar, sound and vibration control, transportation and general industrial tape applications. Adchem takes an active leadership role in several industry associations including; Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC), American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), and Gasket Fabricators Association (GFA).