Brush Up On Information About the ACES Industry

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ACES is an acronym used to describe the main markets within this industry - Adhesives, Coatings, Elastomers, and Sealants. Our customers are searching for information on hot topics and trends for this expansive industry. We do our best to continuously provide new and exciting, not to mention valuble, information on the topics you're interested in. Check back periodically for new information, or subscribe to our mailing list so new content is sent directly to your inbox as soon as it's published.

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Acrylic Resins & Binders

Acrylic resins and binders provide thermoplastic and thermosetting properties. Learn more.

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Coatings

Chemical coatings are used to improve the durability and performance of various building materials. Learn more.

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RESIN ADDITIVES & FILLERS

Resins are vastly different in their diverse chemical structures and commercial applications. Learn more.

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SOLVENTS IN ACES APPLICATIONS

A solvent is a liquid product with the strength and capability of dissolving another substance. Learn more.

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Adhesives

Adhesives are substances used to bind one surface to another. Learn more.

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Elastomers

An elastomer is a polymer with extremely weak inter-molecular forces, and generally a low Young's modulus. Learn more.

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RESINS IN ACES APPLICATIONS

Resins are primary binders in Adhesives, Coatings, Elastomers, and Sealants (ACES). Learn more.

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WHAT'S IN A CAN OF PAINT?

Paint comes in thousands of different types, purposes, and colors, and line distributor shelves by the hundreds. Learn more.

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Chemicals for Inks

Inks are particular types of liquids carrying dye or pigment and are used in a variety of applications. Learn more.

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Epoxy Binding Resins

The chemistry of epoxies can be manipulated to produce a myriad of molecular weights, viscosities, and other characteristics. Learn more.

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SEALANTS

Sealants are applied to block any passage fluids might otherwise have through surfaces, openings, or joints. Learn more.