Product Announcement from Merryweather Foam, Inc.


Do you have a need for pressure sensitive adhesive(PSA)? You're not alone! Adhesives are used with a range of materials and designs that meet the specifications of engineers working in diverse industries. So, how do you determine the best choice for your project? It's not an easy decision to make, but it may well be a critical component of your bottom-line success.

Merryweather inventories various pressure sensitive and heat activated adhesives for lamination to various foam sheets or rolls. Typical functions include fastening, bonding, laminating, mounting, holding and splicing. The adhesives can be acrylic, rubber or silicone, and can be used on various liners, films, tissues or foam facestocks as transfer, single or double coated laminates. The substrate to bond to, temperature, outdoor or UV, solvent or migrating agent exposures all affect the type of adhesive to use.

Mounting products are used for permanent or removable bonding systems to replace rivets and mechanical fasteners and can provide a strong moisture proof bond between a variety of substrates.

- The right adhesive can ensure long-term functionality. Heat, moisture, indoor/outdoor usage -- these are only a few of the factors that you must consider when selecting adhesives that will be durable for the long term. Inappropriate adhesives result in maintenance problems, unhappy customers, and lost sales.

- The adhesives you use impact final costs. You may find that the right adhesive can replace more expensive rivets and mechanical fasteners. Simply put, it pays to stay alert and informed about your options.

- Adhesives may be acrylic, rubber, or silicone. They can be pressure sensitive or heat activated. Deciding which options best suit your needs can be tricky. When choosing a provider, look for a range of options and long-term experience.

Ready to learn more about innovative adhesive solutions? We can show you.

Suppliers include: • 3-M • Adchem • Applied Products • Avery Dennison Specialty Tapes • CCT • Mactac • Tyco Betham