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Adhesive Tips for Cold Weather

Adhesive Tips for Cold Weather

Fall is in full swing and temperatures are dropping. These colder temperatures can affect your hot melt and water-based adhesive applications and bonds, so we’ve compiled some solutions for these common problems. Using Hot Melts Low temperatures increase adhesive viscosity, which can cause messy stringing during hot melt application. But with a few adjustments, you…

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Q&A: Inside the RSI Lab

Q&A: Inside the RSI Lab

We sat down with our Technical Service Chemist, Gabby Leeds, to learn more about the lab at RS Industrial: 1. How does the RSI lab benefit customers? The lab is really used for three main functions: Quality Analysis, Product Recommendations, and R&D. With quality analysis, we are able to give peace of mind to the…

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ECO-Squares® Ensure Green Packaging

ECO-Squares® Ensure Green Packaging

Are you seeking sustainable packaging for your product? We realize that many companies are, and can help you reach this goal with our new green adhesive, ECO-Squares® biodegradable adhesive dots. ECO-Squares® are pre-engineered adhesive patches sourced from biodegradable materials. These double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesives are just as strong as our standard Adhesive Squares™, except biodegradable when…

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What Defines Sustainable Packaging?

What Defines Sustainable Packaging?

Sustainability is a current hot topic within any industry. Companies desire to provide more sustainable products and adopt more sustainable business operations. With this in mind, packaging is an issue that has come to the forefront and must be considered in any company’s sustainability game plan. But what is considered sustainable packaging? According to the…

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RS Industrial Introduces First-Ever Biodegradable Adhesive Dot

RS Industrial Introduces First-Ever Biodegradable Adhesive Dot

Biodegradable ECO-Squares® Deliver Sustainability by Reducing Waste and Energy Consumption   BUFORD, Ga., September 29, 2014 – RS Industrial, Inc., a leading industrial adhesives manufacturer and distributor, is proud to announce ECO-Squares®, the first-ever adhesive dots conscientiously developed from biodegradable materials. “Meeting market expectation for a biodegradable adhesive dot has been a central focus of…

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