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Title: Blister contact test for Characterizing Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Coated on thin Sheets

Source: In: Proceedings of 35th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society, 26 Feb. 2012 - 29 Feb. 2012, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Author(s)Ip, Nathan; Considine, John M.; Turner, Kevin T.

Publication Year: 2012  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4709-4A

Abstract: There are many applications and products that involve pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) coated on thin flexible substrates. For example, postage stamps and mailing labels consist of a layer of PSA coated on thin sheets of paper. While PSAs are commonly used in a variety of commercial products, it is still difficult to fully characterize the adhesive behavior of PSAs on thin substrates. Characterizing the adhesive properties is challenging because the substrate properties often influence the measured properties of PSAs in many test configurations.

Keywords: Blister test, pressure sensitive adhesive, coating, paper

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 383 kb(s)

Date posted: 09/27/2012
RITS Product ID: 61849
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Considine, John M.
Materials Research Engineer
  

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