In today's world, there is a growing focus on environmental sustainability and reducing carbon footprints. Bostik’s new adhesives are easy to process and are made up of 90% or more bio-based content. These new offerings can provide users with a more sustainable alternative without compromising on performance, strength, or durability.
Bostik’s bio-based specialty hot melt adhesives are derived from renewable resources, such as oil producing plants. By utilising vegetable oils, the company can contribute to a reduced reliance on fossil fuels and promote a more circular economy.
“The biobased specialty hot melt are a powerful set of technical adhesives to support our customers innovation and differentiation. This portfolio offers a unique and wide range of opportunity when it comes to process efficiency and performances. By offering these alternatives, we aim to make a positive impact on the environment and create a more sustainable future for the industry,” says Guillaume Desurmont, vice-president, durable goods business unit at Bostik.
Bostik states its new adhesives exhibit exceptional bonding strength, excellent heat resistance, and reliable adhesion properties, with various viscosities, making them suitable for a wide range of applications. Available as pellets, powders, webs and films, these products can adapt to existing and future equipment methods.
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