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Current Status and Future Overview of Laminating Adhesives / Seiji Maeda / Technical Department, Toyo-Morton Ltd.
Issued on 2000-3rd
Heading: Technical Progress
Title: Current Status and Future Overview of Laminating Adhesives
Author / Company:Seiji Maeda / Technical Department, Toyo-Morton Ltd.
In Japan, dry laminator was introduced in late 1960s and then polyurethane resin began to be used as laminating adhesive. Since it had high adhesion to wide range of substrates, it has shown a big growth since 1980.
As shown in Figure 1, amount of polyurethane resin production continues to increase through recent five years. However several changes have been observed in its application for food packagings :
For instance, there are following changes in the area of laminating for food packaging:
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